Fluence puts $8.4 million into Peru project

Fluence is investing $8.4 million in a seawater desalination plant in Peru to provide process water to industrial clients. The company has signed a 10-year water purchase agreement (WPA) with an industrial customer that will generate $1.7 million in yearly revenue. The contract is for 1.1 million cubes of industrial-grade water a year. The initial […]


15% of the Argentine population does not have access to drinking water and 40% lives without sewers. Worldwide, at least 2000 million people are supplied with a source of drinking water that is contaminated by remains, and another 2300 million still have no basic sanitation facilities such as toilets or latrines that are not shared […]

Two Cape Town desalination plants go offline

Two of the Mother City’s desalination plants, which were built to help Cape Town avert the once-looming Day Zero and cost the City millions in the process, have been out of order. A naturally-occurring algal bloom in False Bay has led to the Strandfontein and Monwabisi temporary desalination plants being unable to produce water without […]

A carbon neutral solution for desalination? Maybe so by tapping into geothermal

Water shortages are hitting some areas of the world hard, and with increasing global temperatures, more regions may be experiencing drought conditions. Countries such as Saudi Arabia rely on desalination plants to provide drinking water to their residents, producing 5 million cubic meters of desalinated water per day. The method requires a high amount of […]