A healthy environment is a safe environment. With the increased use of technology, industrial waste is at its peak. This leads to global warming, which is harmful to the environment. People are aware of these problems the world faces, and many are involved in creating a sustainable earth. Saline Water Treatment Technology Water is an […]

Desalination in India The Desalination Industry in India is in a bad state, with India’s first big desalination plant in the southern state of Tamil Nadu shutting down after just 2 years of operation. The first plant built on a PPP basis remains mired in conflict between the owners IVRCL and the Government. While China […]

Desalination & Water Treatment in India The Indian Desalination industry is facing the woes of the larger infrastructure sector with companies fighting with the government over contractual issues even as the infrastructure goes to waste. Note the PPP model of government private sector has not really worked very well in India. The private companies are […]

Desalination facilities exist in about 120 countries around the world. According to the International Desalination Association (IDA), the global desalination market is expected to grow to US$ 95 billion through 2005 to 2015. According to a report by Global Water Intelligence (GWI), the worldwide desalination industry is expected to grow 140 percent over the next decade, with US$ 25 billion in capital investment by 2010 and US$ 56 billion by 2015. While countries like the US, Spain, and the Gulf countries have been able to build mega plants, other countries in Asia, Africa, and South America have inadequate resources to do so. Initiatives have been taken by the governments in Spain, the Middle East, and Australia to construct desalination plants to turn seawater into drinking water.