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IIT-M sets up India’s 1st solar-powered desal plant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The technology behind desalination plants may appear simple extract seawater, remove salt, make freshwater but operating such plants is power intensive and can also pollute the environment...

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Major ports to desalinate sea water: Gadkari

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

To meet potable water demand, three major ports - Paradip, Ennore and Chidambarnar - will install plants to recycle and desalinate sea water, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today....

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Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 5, 2017

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a graphene-based sieve capable of removing salt from seawater, an advance that may provide clean drinking water for millions of people...

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India addressing water scarcity with Israel’s help

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2016

High Court judge Justice Anand Byrareddy said that India is adopting Israel’s water conservation technologies to address the water scarcity.

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Uma Bharti to visit Israel to gain insight on water technology

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 2, 2016

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti is visiting Israel in June to gain first-hand knowledge on technologies and expertise in water sector including desalination, urban water systems and...

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Desalination plants mulled for industries in Managaluru

By : sustainabilityo..., May 27, 2016

With the industries in Mangaluru and surrounding areas facing severe shortage of water, the Dakshina Kannada district administration is planning to ask them to set up desalination plants....

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The innovators: desalination unit brings clean water on wheels

By : sustainabilityo..., May 6, 2016

ravelling around Thailand in the 1990s, William Janssen was impressed with the basic rooftop solar heating systems that were on many homes, where energy from the sun was absorbed by a plate and...

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India, Israel to further cooperation to water conservation

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 31, 2016

After cementing their partnership in defence and agriculture, India and Israel are looking to further their cooperation to water conservation, recycling and desalination.

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Community-scale photovoltaic-powered electrodialysis desalination systems for Indian villages

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2014

Photovoltaic-powered electrodialysis (PV-ED) is justified as an energy- and cost-effective means of desalinating groundwater in rural India, and the design requirements are presented for a village-level system.
 
Saline groundwater, which underlies 60% of India,...

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