, a new Online hub and Community Resource for the Desalination Industry, will Provide the one-stop-shop for Students and Professionals Alike

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The new website for the desalination community is launched this week by Global Water Intelligence (GWI)*. Already the leading provider of business data for the global water industry via and, GWI presents this new internet site,, as the place where everything desal comes together.

The place where everything desal comes together

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GWI’s new website, designed for the desalination community worldwide, allows free access to a range of desal information, providing interest for all desal professionals at whatever stage of their career. Whether involved with business development, design & construction or operations & management, all members of the global desalination community will enjoy this new online facility.

For all students, enthusiasts and veterans of the desal industry the Museum section is highly appealing. It provides an historical perspective; the Hall of Fame features key players, from Jim Stewart to GG Pique, detailing their lifetime achievements, and there’s also a time-line, highlighting key dates and turning points in desal development.

The Technologies section is equally enlightening, cleverly illustrating the different parts and components of a desal plant and hyper-linking these to groups of relevant suppliers. Over 25 technologies are included and a brief synopsis of the supplying companies is offered along with contact details and links to their web pages.

Those involved with HR should note that also carries advertising for Jobs within the industry, providing a cost-effective shop window in which to display vacant positions and directly target industry candidates. Those hunting for jobs at all levels, including new entrants, will be able to make contact with the relevant companies directly through this site.

Part of this desal community site is for subscribers to the Water Desalination Report (WDR), GWI’s excellent weekly email service. Currently edited by Tom Pankratz**, WDR is in its 48th year and claims over 3,500 regular weekly readers. is a new home for the WDR report (the url has been transferred) so existing and new subscribers to WDR can now benefit from the additional information available within this new website location.

Other useful areas within include:

  • Concise introduction and overview to the industry via the Market Data section, which presents in graphic format how much desalination is going on worldwide, where the water is being used and also a breakdown of market share by technology and company.
  • Linked list of water industry conferences and seminars around the world
  • Links to Desal training courses
  • Links to dedicated desalination organizations and institutes
  • A useful desal glossary
  • Links to the latest market reports and other related sites. is the desal community website from the publishers of

Further information: rn(at)globalwaterintel(dot)com

*Global Water Intelligence (GWI) researches and publishes business data and information about the water markets worldwide. Head-quartered in Oxford, UK it also has offices in Singapore and USA (Austin, Texas) and has researchers and office staff in many other countries.
It publishes three subscription titles and a free weekly GWI Briefing email and around four individual reports per year on particular water sectors/geographic regions. It also organises two major financial conferences for the water industry each year: the American Water Summit in Autumn and the Global Water Summit in Europe in Spring (Rome 2012).

The Jam Factory, 27 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HU, UK. Tel +44 1865 204208

**WDR is edited by Tom Pankratz, who is well-known as a board director of the IDA and a regular conference speaker. Tom has been involved in numerous industry bodies and has 30+ years of experience of the desal industry in the US, Middle East, Asia and Europe. His finger is firmly on the pulse of global desalination.


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