Membrane Technology

The American Membrane Technology Assn.'s tagline reads "Improving America's water through membrane filtration and desalting." Certainly the technology has come a long way in recent years. Read on to track the evolution of membrane technologies.
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Mar 5 2015
The American Membrane Technology Assn. and the American Water Works Assn. announced four awardees at the 2015 Membrane Technology Conference (MTC).…
Mar 4 2015
The surface of ultrafiltration (UF) membranes is subject to the build up (fouling) of foreign materials present in feed water, such as suspended…
Feb 24 2015
In 2013, Shanghai International Tourism Resort (Disney) realized that they needed to improve the quality of their make-up to the cooling water…
Feb 18 2015
Kuwait’s Sulaibiya Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Plant is set to become the world’s largest-of-its-kind facility that uses membrane technology…
Feb 13 2015
In 2013, Shanghai International Tourism Resort (Disney) realized that it needed to improve the quality of its makeup to the cooling water circulation…
Feb 9 2015
The 8x20 SS provides simultaneous O2 and CO2 removal, which benefits any process where oxygen can negatively impact the end product. Liqui-Cel…
Feb 2 2015
Nanostone Water announced the acquisition of Ultura's membrane business following Ultura's bankruptcy filing last year. The transaction was completed…
Jan 27 2015
H2O Innovation Inc. was awarded, at the end of its second quarter and in January 2015, six new contracts for an aggregate amount of 14 million…
Jan 16 2015
Central district heating systems have gained attention in recent years because they can be more efficient than localized boiler units. The efficiency…
Jan 15 2015
Liqui-Cel membrane contactors have been used for more than 20 years to remove gases from liquids. It can achieve O2 removal to 1 ppb and CO2 removal…
Jan 1 2015
Many plants are now using Liqui-Cel contactors for the deoxygenation of their boiler makeup and feed water. Boiler feed water deaeration extends…
Dec 15 2014
A remote Caribbean island resort owned by a global corporation faced myriad challenges related to its existing sequencing batch reactor (SBR). It…
Dec 11 2014
American Water Chemicals (AWC) will be rebranding its company name to Alkema Solutions effective the beginning of 2015. The new branding reflects the…
Dec 4 2014
Demand for membranes in the U.S. is projected to increase 7.9% per year through 2018 to $6.2 billion, according to Membrane Separation Technologies,…
Nov 7 2014
On Kili, a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands, the region's second permanent solar and wind-powered water desalination plant is now operational.…
Nov 6 2014
RWL Water has been awarded with the first-ever seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Puerto Deseado, Argentina. The new plant will…
Oct 13 2014
Every year, the 24,000 residents of Tortola watch the island’s numbers swell, as more than 800,000 visitors arrive by cruise ship and air to descend…
Oct 3 2014
Breweries need power to produce their products, and power plants need consistent, high-quality water to operate effectively. Because source water…
Sep 12 2014
The International Desalination Assn. (IDA) announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2014-15 Fellowship Award Program, and that the…
Sep 9 2014
On Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 the Santa Clara Valley Water District in San José, Calif., received the “Project of the Year Award – Large” from the…
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