Maximising RO recovery using a new antiscalant for high sulphate waters

@article{Chesters2011MaximisingRR,
  title={Maximising RO recovery using a new antiscalant for high sulphate waters},
  author={Stephen P. Chesters and Matthew. W. Armstrong and David A. Golding and Hussain Ostovar},
  journal={Desalination and Water Treatment},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={143-149}
}
Despite the current economic turmoil the need for good quality drinking water continues relentlessly. In the last eight years 11,825 reverse osmosis (RO) plants have come on line with a combined output of 25 million m3/d. Although large seawater plants take most of the ‘desalination news, awards and headlines’, a large number of small and medium sized plants (requiring less energy) are being commissioned that use other water sources. Recent data shows that some 8,500 of these systems are… 

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