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The Benefits of BOT Financing

Project financing is typically a hurdle for municipal infrastructure projects, especially those intended to serve most average cities. The majority of municipalities aren't big enough to benefit from economies of scale associated with mammoth desalination projects --...

Desalination: A Solution to Global Water Shortages

http://rwlwater.wistia.com/medias/lqv0pyft62?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=700 Desalination is a technology that can be harnessed to help meet the escalating demand for water worldwide, but many factors -- including its expense -- have limited its...

Desalination in Latin America

Seawater and brackish water desalination can provide reliable water sources in regions facing water scarcity, including parts of Latin America. Explosive population growth and industrial water needs continue to make desalination a necessity across the region. A decade...

What Is Ion Exchange?

Ion exchange is a water treatment process commonly used for water softening or demineralization, but it also is used to remove other substances from the water in processes such as dealkalization, deionization, and disinfection. But what exactly is it? Ion exchange...

Algae Improve Wastewater Treatment Process

The addition of algae to a wastewater bioreactor has improved the treatment process to the point that it exceeds the efficacy of standard municipal water treatment methods, according to new research from Drexel University. A team of university environmental engineers...

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