Cuba: Introduction to desalination and membrane technology

The objective of the project “Mas Agua para todos” is to contribute to alleviate water scarcity issues in Cuba through two applied research activities and one capacity building component which involve the introduction of innovative practices on urban water management.

In the framework of the capacity development component, 20 water professionals of Cuba were introduced to membrane technology and desalination technologies. The course presented desalination as an alternative to cope with water scarcity, covered low pressure membranes (ultrafiltration and microfiltration) and illustrated cases studies of various desalination plants in the world.

Sponsor: EuropeAid project “Mas Agua para todos“.
Location: Varadero, Cuba.
Duration: January 16-21, 2017
IHE Staff: Dr. Sergio Salinas