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International Desalination Association (IDA)

The International Desalination Association (IDA) has like objetive the development and promotion of the desalination and the technologies of desalination in all the world.Provides support for the development of these objectives by the financing of R & D projects with the purpose to reduce the problem of water scarcity in the world.


International Desalination Association
P.O. Box 387
Topsfield, Massachusetts USA 01983
P: 1-978-887-0410
F: 1-978-887-0411

Spanish Association of Desalination and Water Reuse (AEAS)

The Spanish Association of Desalination and Water Reuse (AEAS) aims to promote the appropriate use of desalination and related technologies with the water supply, reuse, pollution control and water treatment.


Paseo de la Castellana 128, 7º
28020 Madrid
Teléfono 91 745 19 21 - Fax 91 745 19 22
Contacto: Luz Nogales Domínguez-Adame

European Desalination Society (EDS)

European organization thatincludes universities, companies, research institutes, government agencies and all type of organisms interested in desalination issues and membrane technologies. All the processes are listed: research, applications, consulting, hiring, maintenance, manufacture, marketing, economy and legislation.


European Desalination Society Secretariat
Science Park of Abruzzo
Via Antica Arischia, 1
67100 L'Aquila, Italy
Cell. +39 348 8848 406
Fax +39 0862 3475 213

American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA)

AMTA's mission is to promote, defend and advance the compression and application of membrane technology to provide water of quality at an affordable price and reliable. Among its objectives are to promote the exchange of information on technical, operational and financial subjects between individuals and organizations interested in membrane technologies.


American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA)
611 S. Federal Highway, Ste. A
Stuart, FL 34994
772-463-0860 (fax)

Indian Desalination Association (InDA)

Founded in1991 in Madras (now Chennai), its main objective is the development and promotion of appropriate use of desalination and technologies in all the country for the water supply and reuse, pollution control, purification and treatment .


Indian Desalination Association
Directory of Indivisuals, Institutions & Industries
Desalination Division, BARC, Trombay, Mumbai - 400 085, India.

Dr. S. Prabhakar
Scientific Officer *G' Desalination Division/ STS B. A. R. C.,Mumbai 400 085
Phone:5567171 (R) 5594647 (0) 550 5151 (fax)


Pridesa S.A. (Proyectos e Instalaciones de Desalación)

Company specialized in thefield of desalination by reverse osmosis, founded in 1975. Counts with a capacity of 700,000 m3/day.

Since 2002 this company is member of the German group RWE with activity in the energy sectors, gas, water and residues.


C/ Ramon Rubial, 2
48950 Erandio, Vizcaya
Tel. +34 94 605 0700 -07, +34 94 417 5033
Fax +34 94 605 0887

Aqualyng (Lyng Agua S.L.)

Company founded in 1992 in Gran Canaria, has centered the investigations on subjects of energy recovery in plants of reverse osmosis. The development of the "Aqualyng Recovery" allowed the creation of a marketing and production center in Gran Canaria known like  Water Lyng S.L, in 1999.

AqualyngAS was constituted as a main office in Norway in autumn of 2002. At the moment, all the projects, are managed, designed, produced and embarked from Norway to all the  world. AqualyngAS has sales subsidiaries, operations and marketing in the Canary Islands, Spain, Morocco, Egypt and Taiwan.


The Aqualyng system uses the energy of the brine in a special equipment, called Recuperator, to pump the pre-treated seawater to the same pressure that the brine flow.The Recuperator acts as a pump of positive displacement driven hydraulically by the brine.


Ismael Gaméz Vela
Virgen de la Esperanza 31 casa 5 41012 Sevilla
+34 954 612986
+34 954 232243

Ao Sol, Energias Renováveis, Lda.

Company of Group GALP Energy, manufacturer of solar collectors concentrators of type CPC.

AoSol is owner of CPCs technology that is covered by a patent.Collectors for operation above 100 ° C for industrial applications and cooling by absorption are being manufactured and other products for desalination, photocatalysis (effluent treatment with solar UV) and solar kitchens.

Ao Sol is the present President of APISOLAR (Associação Portuguesa da Indústria Solar), member de ESIF (European Solar Industrial Federation) and ASTIG (Active Solar Thermal Industrial Group).


Apartado 173
Fábrica: Edifício Petrogal
Lugar de Sesmaria Limpa
Porto Alto - Portugal
Tel: + 351 263 65 13 05/06
Fax: + 351 263 65 12 95