Water21 June 2012 (14.3) pp36-37 © IWA Publishing
The dawn of a new desalination era: Japan plans for a megaton per day
The Japanese Mega-ton project is aiming to develop the world’s first megaton per day desalination plant, with Toray Industries heavily involved in the research and development of low energy cutting-edge membrane technology. Lis Stedman spoke with the project’s senior scientific director, Masaru Kurihara, about the scale and scope of the Mega-ton project and how this reflects a worldwide trend towards increased use of desalination.
Keywords: desalination, East Asia
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