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Investigation into Fouling at FEWA Desalination Plant

The Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA) seawater desalination facilities located in Ghalilah, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates have been ...
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Zero Chemical UF/RO Desalination System

The project focuses on reducing chemical consumption through optimizing coagulation conditions for production of drinking and industrial water from salt and brackish waters (project ...
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Reuse: Producing ultrapure water from domestic wastewater

Synthetic organic polymer fouling of reverse osmosis membranes In water treatment synthetic organic polymers play an essential role. Severe irreversible fouling ...
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Algal Blooms and membrane desalination systems

The goal of this study is to understand the adverse impact of seawater algal bloom on the operation of UF and RO ...
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From RO permeate to an impeccable and biologically stable drinking water

    One of the challenges in achieving impeccable drinking water is bacterial regrowth. Reverse osmosis (RO) which is a known technology ...
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Eliminating biological and organic fouling in SWRO with coagulation pretreatment

Biofouling and organic fouling potential of downstream seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) membrane elements is expected to be significantly lowered or even ...
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Jordan: Design and operation of seawater reverse osmosis plants

In the framework of the desalination component of the SCARCE project a expert training was conducted of 25 water professionals of ...
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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 ...
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Bolivia: Capacity development of the water and sanitation sector

  IHE Delft and the Ministry of Water and Environment of Bolivia signed an Memorandum of Understanding considering the following aims: Creation ...
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Cuba: TMT Seawater as an infinite water source to cope with water scarcity

The tailor made training (TMT) requested by the Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos (INRH) was successfully implemented with the participation of ...
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Cuba: Microfiltration and ultrafiltration for drinking water treatment

In the framework of the EU project "Mas agua para todos" a short course on membrane technology was performed in ...
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Brazil: Membrane technology for drinking and wastewater treatment

  The refresher course for 20 IHE Delft alumni of the region (South and Central America) included topics on technical ...
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Tailor made training

Besides our regular Delft-based, three-weeks course on desalination and membrane technology (April-May of every year) we offer tailor made training ...
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Applied research

Our facilities and expert knowledge allows us to do specific research in the field of seawater and brackish water desalination ...
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Troubleshooting and optimization

Troubleshooting and optimization of water treatment plants and in particular of desalination plants. We have unique tools for onsite monitoring ...
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