Gaza turns to desalination amid increasingly scarce water access – Gaza

Gaza has one of the highest population densities in the world and has been under a tough Israeli blockade since 2007 when the Islamist Hamas movement seized power.

In the past, drinking tap water was the norm but “no one does it now” because the risk of infection and disease is too high, Sami Abu Omar, a 58-year-old resident of the southern city of Khan Younis, tells EFE.

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Gaza turns to desalination amid increasingly scarce water access – Gaza2024-03-31T15:06:43+02:00

Antofagasta launches desalination plant for Los Pelambres mine – Chile

Chilean miner Antofagasta Minerals on Thursday inaugurated a more than $2 billion desalination plant for its flagship copper mine in Chile, Los Pelambres, aimed at relieving the effects of severe drought that has hit production.

The mine is the first to operate with desalinated water in an area of the country that has suffered a 15-year drought, sucking water from reservoirs and sparking concern over the fresh water supply.

(Sourcehttps://www.mining.com/web/antofagasta-launches-2bn-desalination-plant-for-los-pelambres-copper-mine-in-chile/)

Antofagasta launches desalination plant for Los Pelambres mine – Chile2024-03-31T15:04:56+02:00

Competition Offers $119M to Advance Desalination Technologies

The XPRIZE Foundation, a California nonprofit that designs and hosts public competitions intended to encourage technology development, has announced launch of a five-year global effort that will provide a total of $119 million in funding for new approaches to address water scarcity through sustainable seawater desalination. 

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Competition Offers $119M to Advance Desalination Technologies2024-03-31T15:03:15+02:00

Senegal’s $23 million Desalination Plant Advances to 40% – Africa

“The first phase will be operational in June 2025, injecting 50,000 mper day into the network,” Thiam said, adding that the project’s social aspect, supporting local professionals in fisheries and agriculture sectors as part of the corporate social responsibility initiatives associated with the desalination project.

(Sourcehttps://energycapitalpower.com/senegal-desalination-plant-advances-40/)

Senegal’s $23 million Desalination Plant Advances to 40% – Africa2024-03-31T15:00:59+02:00

Sacyr And GS Inima JV Awarded Operation And Maintenance Of Alicante Desalination Plant For 11.6 Mln Euros – Spain

  • GS INIMA AND SACYR WILL BE IN CHARGE OF THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE ALICANTE DESALINATION PLANT
  • MANCOMUNIDAD DE LOS CANALES DEL TAIBILLA AWARDED THIS JOINT VENTURE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE SERVICE OF ALICANTE DESALINATION PLANT
  • CONTRACT AWARDED TO JV FOR 11.6 MILLION EUROS (VAT INCLUDED) AND A DURATION OF TWO YEARS, PLUS A POSSIBLE EXTENSION OF UP TO ANOTHER TWO YEARS

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Sacyr And GS Inima JV Awarded Operation And Maintenance Of Alicante Desalination Plant For 11.6 Mln Euros – Spain2024-03-31T14:59:44+02:00

Water scarcity competition offers US$119m incentive to rethink desalination – US

A non-profit organisation, XPRIZE designs and hosts public competitions intended to encourage technological development. With US$119m in the prize pot, competing teams have been tasked to develop new desalination methods and materials that can produce clean water more sustainably and affordably.  

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Water scarcity competition offers US$119m incentive to rethink desalination – US2024-03-31T14:45:47+02:00

Mansour bin Zayed inaugurates seawater desalination plant – UAE

With a capacity of 150 million gallons of desalinated water per day, the plant operates according to the independent producer system.

The ceremony was attended by Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Etihad Water and Electricity, along with Yousef Ahmed Al Ali, CEO of the company, and several senior officials

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Mansour bin Zayed inaugurates seawater desalination plant – UAE2024-03-23T03:29:29+01:00

DEWA completes 96.50% of SWRO water desalination plant in Jebel Ali – Dubai

The Complex is one of the key pillars for supplying Dubai with electricity and water services, adhering to the highest standards of availability, reliability, and quality. DEWA had awarded the implementation of the AED897 million plant, with a production capacity of 40 million Imperial Gallons per Day (MIGD) of desalinated water, to a consortium led by Spain’s Acciona Agua and Belhasa Six Construct (BeSIX).

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DEWA completes 96.50% of SWRO water desalination plant in Jebel Ali – Dubai2024-03-23T03:28:05+01:00

Acciona organizes exploring sustainable solutions for water desalination – Qatar

With Qatar facing increasing challenges in water scarcity, the nation has turned to Reverse Osmosis desalination as a key strategy for securing potable water for its population. Since 2016, reverse osmosis plants have played a crucial role in Qatar’s water infrastructure, with ACCIONA leading this technological evolution. The event brought together esteemed experts and stakeholders to discuss advancements and future directions in water desalination, highlighting Qatar’s journey towards sustainable water management.

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Acciona organizes exploring sustainable solutions for water desalination – Qatar2024-03-23T03:24:45+01:00
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