Water desalination Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Low Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) technology?

A Desalination Plant has been developed by National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), that will convert the saline or saltish seawater into drinking water. This technology has been successfully demonstrated in Lakshadweep islands. Salient Features of the Desalination Plant include: The Desalination Plant is based on Low Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) technology. The LTTD technology ..

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India’s first offshore desalination plant to set up in Tamil Nadu

India’s first offshore desalination plant will be set up by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) about 40km from the Ennore coast in Tamil Nadu with a capacity of about 10 million litres of water per day. The Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the plant, which is estimated to cost Rs 2,000 crore, has ..

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Indian scientists achieve success in converting sea water into drinking water

Indian scientists have accomplished noteworthy success in converting sea water into drinking water. Under a pilot project of the Earth Sciences Ministry, the Indian scientists have developed the Low Temperature Thermal Desalination technology to convert seawater into drinking water. This indigenously developed environment- friendly technology is suited for island territories and coastal areas. So far, ..

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