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Desal Directions – December 2013

Posted on 17 December 2013

We report on the recent NCEDA International Desalination Workshop held in Melbourne in the December issue of Desal Directions.

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Desal Directions – November 2013

Posted on 5 December 2013

The November Issue of the Desal Directions newsletter gives a sneak preview on the latest technology breakthroughs and international desalination initiatives that will be revealed at the forthcoming International Desalination Workshop, as well as news about a NCEDA project that has produced first desalinated water in the Great Victoria Desert.

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NCEDA Annual Report 2012-2013

Posted on 5 November 2013

The National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia (NCEDA) now harnesses the expertise of 300…

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Desal Directions – October 2013

Posted on 4 November 2013

In the October issue of Desal Directions – CEO’s letter from Tianjin in China, NCEDA researchers at the IDA World Congress 2013, Adelaide Desalination Plant project wins an international award, the Australian Water Resources Assessment released, Victoria’s Desalination Plant wins AWA 2013 award and see who won the Create an Art Piece competition.

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Desal Directions: September 2013

Posted on 3 October 2013

In the September 2013 issue of Desal Directions – The CEO attends the Water Utilities Leaders Forum in Singapore; solar thermal desalination protoype enters Innovation Challenge; Singapore’s second desal plant hastens water sufficiency; NCEDA congratulates new Parliamentary Secretary; SDI kits on sale from the NCEDA on-line shop

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Desal Directions: August 2013

Posted on 30 August 2013

$2.5 million boost for Australian desalination research; Early bird registration for the 6th International Desalination Workshop – The Politics and Practice of Desalination; WA schools art competition for National Water Week; New research finds no impact from desal plant outfall; Communicating desalination science through National Science Week; New Acting Director for Goyder Institute; Boost for food grown with solar desalination.

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Desal Directions: July 2013

Posted on 31 July 2013

WA water industry great retires from Water Corporation; Cheaper seawater desalination; Register early for International Desalination Workshop; Congratulations to new Climate Change Minister; New Chancellor and Dean appointed at Murdoch.

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Cheaper seawater desalination

Posted on 31 July 2013

Is there a way we can produce water in Australia from the sea for less than say $US1 per kL? CEO Neil Palmer believes there is.

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Desal Directions: June 2013

Posted on 26 June 2013

Future of desalination seminar at CSIRO, Perth, Thursday 27 June; AWA Membranes and Desalination Conference, Brisbane, 1-4 July; RO Design and Operation Training course, Brisbane, 24-30 July; Save the Date: Desalination Workshop, Melbourne, 28-29 November; Alarming climate forecasts show why desalination is so vital; Water-purifying oil magnets developed by PhD scholarship winner; Innovative research presentations online; Latest global desalination industry forecast.

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Desal Directions: May 2013

Posted on 29 May 2013

Progress with Renewable Energy; Strong international line-up for Membranes & Desalination Conference, Brisbane, July 2-3; July RO Design and Operation Training course in Brisbane; Chilean delegation and Degremont visit Centre to explore collaboration and partnership; Ozwater’13 insider’s guide to successful desal plant delivery process; Centre funding results in new fibre optic water quality sensor; Groundwater feed tests completed on memsys desal unit; Congratulations to new AWA President – NCEDA Board Member Graham Dooley; Welcome and congratulations to new AWA CEO Jonathan McKeown; Centre presentations online.

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