FO commercialization: Oasys Water speeds ahead while Modern Water repositions

Oasys Water to double revenue in 2015 - from 10 to 20 million USD In a recent WaterWorld article ("Forward Osmosis: Rethinking a Maverick technology"), Jim Matheson - CEO and president of...
IDA FO webinar: Membrane Brine Concentrator

IDA forward osmosis webinar with focus on Oasys Water

Dr. Nathan Hancock, senior director of R&D for Oasys Water, shares his thoughts on forward osmosis based systems for water treatment. In a recent IDA YLP (International Desalination Association Young Leaders Programme)...
Commercialization drivers in the water treatment market

Input needed for desk-top study on 6 GL/year FO desalination plant

Engineering students looking for information to help design a full-scale FO-based desalination plant using ammonium bicarbonate as draw solution We recently received the following inquiry on FO membrane products and FO plant...
Collaboration to promote FO commercialization

How can we promote FO commercialization?

How can experts and commercial players within the FO field collaborate to promote the commercialization of forward osmosis? The days are over, where companies can rely exclusively on internal R&D to bring...
Forward osmosis system commercialization

Forward osmosis system design

An introduction to forward osmosis system design In any given real life application, forward osmosis membrane performance will be quantified by the water flux Jw, the reverse salt flux Js, and the...
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%...
forward osmosis spiral wound module

Inquiry: forward osmosis elements needed for an FO/RO wastewater pilot plant

Commercial suppliers needed to provide FO modules for an FO pilot system Recently we received an inquiry from David (product engineer at PRODINTEC) who is on the lookout for FO modules to...

The addressable FO market ranges from $300million to $6billion in 2017

According to a new article on WaterWorld, forward osmosis is gaining traction within product concentration, ZLD, and water reuse In the recent WaterWorld article, "Forward Osmosis: Is it beginning to live up...
Schematic diagram of a forward osmosis membrane in action

Inquiry: draw and feed circulation paths in FO modules

How do draw and feed streams circulate in an FO module? Most of us who are interested in forward osmosis technologies and their applications are familiar with the general concept of how...
Water scarcity in 2025

How forward osmosis can help cut energy usage in industrial water treatment processes

The main challenge with today's water treatment technologies Today's water treatment technologies are effective but not always efficient. As a result, considerably more energy will be needed to replenish ever dwindling fresh...