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    Matan Alper | Product Manager & Industrial Water Treatment specialist

    Matan Alper | Product Manager & Industrial Water Treatment specialist | May 30, 2022

    Efficient and Effective Management of Power Plant Wastewater Streams

    In previous blogs, we've looked at general issues faced by industries with regard to their water and effluent treatment needs. In this blog, we will take a closer look at the power industry in particular, as thermal power generation is one of the largest "guzzlers" of water in the U.S., responsible for some 41% of daily water withdrawals. This makes limited water resources and drought more challenging for this industry – a challenge that is compounded by increasingly strict effluent discharge regulations.

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    David Muhlgay | CEO of Omis Water Ltd

    David Muhlgay | CEO of Omis Water Ltd | February 15, 2022

    O&M of Seawater Desalination Systems in Large Desalination Plants

    Hadera Desalination Plant

    Omis Water is the O&M contractor of the Hadera SWRO Desalination plant & is a 100% owned subsidiary of IDE Technologies.

    Hadera is one of the world’s largest SWRO desalination plants, with a maximum capacity of 160 million m3 / year, contractually producing 137 million m3 / year of high-quality drinking water for ~17% of the population in Israel. Construction of the plant started in 2007 and production started in 2009.

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    Jacky Ben Yaish | VP Engineering

    Jacky Ben Yaish | VP Engineering | January 5, 2022

    Seawater Intake Pipe Clean - Shock Chlorination vs. Pigging

    When designing a new SWRO plant, the question arises regarding how to keep the seawater intake pipe clean - shock chlorination vs. pigging. 

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    Nati Louzon

    Nati Louzon | December 23, 2021

    Water Treatment Plant Refurbishing & Retrofitting: To Do Or Not To Do

    The truth of the matter is that there is no question here – in today's world of awareness of preserving the planet and its natural water sources, there is no question that many industries, particularly older facilities, have to either refurbish, retrofit, or both.

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    Matan Hameiry | Product Manager • Business Development

    Matan Hameiry | Product Manager • Business Development | December 22, 2021

    Desalination or Greywater Reclamation – Making the Right Choice

    Few, if any, countries have the luxury of unlimited water resources. For many countries, water resources are becoming increasingly limited in both quantity and quality. Human water consumption has increased beyond sustainable levels in many regions, resulting in depletion of natural water sources, and lower quality water in drinking water reservoirs, including groundwater systems.

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    Lior Croll

    Lior Croll | December 16, 2021

    Giving Your Aging Power Plant a New Lease on Life

    For the past century, thermal power plants have been huge players in the US energy market. They met the dramatic increase in electricity demand in the 1950s and 1960s and were a real advantage when oil prices skyrocketed in the 1970s. 

    However, environmental legislation, starting with the Clean Air Act of 1970, imposed significant restrictions on sulfur emissions and greenhouse gas emissions from new thermal plants.

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    Sharon Grossman | VP Legal Consul

    Sharon Grossman | VP Legal Consul | October 28, 2021

    Strategies for Meeting US Industrial Waste Water Treatment Regulations

    Our last few blog posts have looked at the challenges facing owners/operators of industrial plants – increasing reuse of process water, as well as better management and reduction of effluent discharge – and the changes that are becoming unavoidable in this sector.

    As discussed, one of the main drivers of the search for innovative technologies and new methods for addressing effluent discharge are the increasingly strict regulations being put in place to govern said effluent discharge, following worldwide recognition of the need to preserve the environment. 

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    Michael (Miki) Tramer | VP Sales and Marketing

    Michael (Miki) Tramer | VP Sales and Marketing | October 12, 2021

    Blue is the New Green: Achieving Sustainable Seawater Desalination

    The need for sufficient and safe water is one of the significant development challenges of our time. Water is fundamental to life, and sustainable sources of fresh water are becoming seriously limited. Population growth, changing water consumption patterns, and climate change threaten fresh water supplies.

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    Juan Pablo Negroni | Country Manager, Chile

    Juan Pablo Negroni | Country Manager, Chile | September 26, 2021

    The Answer to the No. 1 Problem of the Chile Mining Industry: Water Use in Mining

    Water is a crucial resource in the mining process. With mines often located in remote and dry areas, a sustainable supply of water is vital. However, despite improved efficiencies, mining companies are facing challenges in procuring water sources. The challenges intensify when mining companies use the ground and surface water that local communities rely on for their domestic use. This often results in protests, public scrutiny, and stricter environmental regulations.

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    Matan Alper | Product Manager & Industrial Water Treatment specialist

    Matan Alper | Product Manager & Industrial Water Treatment specialist | September 19, 2021

    Use, Recover and Use Again – Industrial Wastewater Reuse is The Name of The Game

    Water is a precious commodity that was once available almost free of cost, especially for industrial use. This is no longer the case. Water is no longer free for people or for industry and has, in fact, become so costly and/or scarce for industry that it is now considered the same as any other raw material.

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