Growing interest: forward osmosis in Zero Liquid Discharge systems

The use of Forward Osmosis Technologies in Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) systems and application is gaining traction According to a recent International Desalination & Water Reuse article, Darco Water Technologies (a specialist...
Reversing desertification by use of forward osmosis processes

Desert restoration through forward osmosis processes by Duan et. al. 2014

Harnessing forward osmosis processes for desert restoration and desertification reversal In their article "Evaluation of sodium lignin sulfonate as draw solute in forward osmosis for desert restoration" Duan et. al. describe the...
Forward osmosis is responsible for water uptake in the roots of plants

Consulting on forward osmosis membranes, systems, and applications

Do you have questions regarding forward osmosis membranes, systems, and applications? We're happy to announce that ForwardOsmosisTech is now the World's leading knowledge portal on forward osmosis membranes, systems, and applications. Our goal...

FO systems are now one step closer to mass adoption

An industrial size FO-based Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) system is now operational in the Changxing Power Plant Skeptics towards the commercial viability of forward osmosis water treatment systems need look no further....

Forward osmosis should be considered a fouling resilient technology instead of a low-fouling technology

On August 23rd 2018, Siddiqui and co-workers - including renowned Anthony G. Fane, published the article "Exploring the differences between forward osmosis and reverse osmosis fouling" in Journal of Membrane Science. The...

New FO pilot project between Darco and Aquaporin aims to treat wastewater from semi-conductor...

Aquaporin and Darco see potential for FO in treatment of industrial wastewater from semi-conductor industries According to a recent article on Desalination.biz, Aquaporin and Darco Water Technologies are investing into the project...

New information received on Modern Water’s forward osmosis plans

ForwardOsmosisTech corrects its Modern Water & Oasys article published on May 1st 2015 after receiving new information. Dear readers. On May 1st 2015 we published the article "FO commercialization: Oasys Water speeds...
The International Forward Osmosis Association

The International Forward Osmosis Association (IFOA) has been launched

IFOA seeks to increase the speed of forward osmosis technology commercialization Today, the International Forward Osmosis Association website was launched together with an open invitation to all members to join the IFOA...

Is MLD the new ZLD for forward osmosis technologies?

Minimum Liquid Discharge (MLD) processes can achieve up to 95% water recovery at half the cost of achieving complete Zero Liquid Discharge Water Technology Online recently published the article "MLD approach yields...

According to Osmosis Energy UK, Pressure Retarded Osmosis using hollow fibers is now a...

UK-based company Osmosis Energy UK reports on recent commercial progress within the field of Pressure Retarded Osmosis (PRO) In this article, Raymond Carter, Director of UK based Osmosis Energy UK summarizes his...