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Update: Forward Water Technologies’ industrial scale pilot plant is demonstrating low energy ZLD

Back in August 2019, Forward Water Technologies reported that they had moved into industrial scale piloting of a thermolytic forward osmosis draw solution with the launch of a 15m3/day...
Commercialization drivers in the water treatment market

Commercialization drivers in today’s water treatment market

Increased productivity is the main commercialization driver  in today's water treatment market We - humanity - find ourselves in a situation where, in order to solve the water challenges we have created...

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...

Forward Water Technologies’ thermolytic FO draw solution moves into industrial scale piloting

According to a recent article published by Chemical Institute of Canada, forward osmosis draw solution provider, Forward Water Technologies, has moved into industrial scale piloting with the launch of...

Integrating forward osmosis in thermal desalination processes

Forward osmosis can reduce scaling and increase top brine temperature in thermal desalination (Multi-stage flash distillation, MSF) processes In their article "Viability of integrating forward osmosis (FO) as pretreatment for existing MSF...

ForwardOsmosisTech’s market survey: market development expectations towards ultimo 2021

We need your help - just for a minute! To mark the beginning of a new year (and decade), we thought it would be interesting...

BBC Horizons: forward osmosis for industrial wastewater treatment

The concept of using forward osmosis for industrial wastewater treatment was recently covered in a BBC Horizons episode for BBC World News Earlier this year, Sharanjit Leyl from BBC World News visited...
fertigation by means of fertilizer driven forward osmosis

Investigating Fertilizer Drawn Forward Osmosis Process for Groundwater Desalination for Irrigation in Egypt

FDFO for groundwater desalination Groundwater desalination could be a possible solution to Egypt’s scarcity problem through applying state-of-the-art desalination technologies. More than half of Egypt's area has access to brackish groundwater, 47%...

Business case: decentralized concentration of milk using forward osmosis?

Fonterra spends a lot of energy and money in New Zealand to concentrate milk through ultra-filtration We recently received an inquiry from Glen McGillivray who...
forward osmosis hollow fiber module

Hollow fiber forward osmosis membrane modules

Hollow fibre modules made from hollow fibre forward osmosis membranes Hollow fibre module summary Packing density up to 1600 m2/m3 Advantage ideally suitable for high volume applications due to high packing density and resulting small module...