PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

More news: Energy
Written by / Agency / Source: General Electric Company

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

GE Advanced Desalination Technology Brings Clean Drinking Water to the Bahamas - New water treatment plant on island of Eleuthera benefits water scarce region (NYSE: GE)
GE Advanced Desalination Technology Brings Clean Drinking Water to the Bahamas

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Trevose, PA, United States, 2011/12/06 - New water treatment plant on island of Eleuthera benefits water scarce region (NYSE: GE). NYSE: GE

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

GE’s advanced desalination technology is helping a water scarce region in the Bahamas conserve water, expand water production and improve its access to clean drinking water.

Residents of Tarpum Bay on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas have been suffering with brackish and poor quality water for many years. GE provided its seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) membrane technology to a new water treatment plant, which can now produce 200,000 imperial gallons per day of desalinated water. Specifically, the plant uses GE’s SeaTECH 84 SWRO system.

“The completion of the Tarpum Bay/Rock Sound Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant was extremely important to the residents of South Eleuthera who have suffered for many years with poor quality water due to high salinity levels,” said Philip J. Beneby, assistant general manager, Water and Sewage Corporation of the Bahamas. “GE’s water technology enabled us to provide highly improved water quality to the community.”

Although the facility began commercial operation in June, the Tarpum Bay plant held a grand opening ceremony on November 11. The prime minister of the Bahamas, the Honorable Hubert A. Ingraham, Minister of the Environment Dr. Earl Deveaux and the Bahamas’ Minister of State for the Environment Phenton Neymour attended the event. Other dignitaries in attendance were Alvin Smith, Bahamas’ speaker of the House of Assembly; several local officials; Glen Laville, Water and Sewage Corporation of the Bahamas’ general manager; and Phillip Beneby.

“Lack of fresh water lowers living standards. In regions where the ocean is a predominate source of usable water, desalination using seawater reverse osmosis membrane technology is a viable option to create a new water supply,” said Jeff Connelly, vice president, engineered systems—water and process technologies for GE Power & Water. “GE’s advanced technologies can remove minerals and salt from brackish water, which converts previously unusable water into high-purity water for drinking, irrigation or industrial uses.”

With the commissioning of the Tarpum Bay/Rock Sound Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant, there are now three GE water treatment facilities on the Bahamian island of Eleuthera.

About GE
GE (ge.com) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

GE also serves the energy sector by providing technology and service solutions that are based on a commitment to quality and innovation. The company continues to invest in new technology solutions and grow through strategic acquisitions to strengthen its local presence and better serve customers around the world. The businesses that comprise GE Energy—GE Power & Water, GE Energy Management and GE Oil & Gas—work together with more than 100,000 global employees and 2010 revenues of $38 billion, to provide integrated product and service solutions in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy; renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and biogas; as well as other alternative fuels and new grid modernization technologies to meet 21st century energy needs.

PRESS Contacts
Beth Coffman, Masto Public Relations
P: +1 518 786 6488 / E: beth.coffman[.]mastopr.com.

Howard Masto, Masto Public Relations
P: +1 518 786 6488 / E: howard.masto[.]ge.com.

GE news, Masto Public Relations / E: information[.]mastopr.com.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: General Electric Company

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Energy articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


GE Advanced Desalination Technology Brings Clean Drinking Water to the Bahamas

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

GE News Center |
Publisher Contact: Karla Nelson - GE Power & Water 
952-988-6186 karla.nelson[.]ge.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any General Electric Company securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Energy via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From General Electric Company / Company Profile


Read Energy Most Recent Related Newswires:

Forestalia Selects GE Renewable Energy to Provide 1,200 MW of Wind Power in the Largest European Auction to Date
Enel Launches E-Solutions - A New Global Business Line
Enel Buys A Stand-alone Battery Energy Storage Project in UK
GE Supports Power Grids of the Future with Europe’s First MVDC Link
ENGIE Launches Home Energy Business in the UK
Akenerji Selects GE’s Predix-based Operations Optimization Software to Improve Gas Thermal Plant Efficiencies and Performance
Enel Starts Construction of New 298 MW Wind Project in The United States
OPEC and Non-OPEC Nations Will Reduce Oil & Gas Production to Restore Supply-Demand Parity Finds Frost & Sullivan
ENGIE and AES Agree to Expand their LNG Marketing Partnership to Central America
GE to Supply Power Generation Technology for Ghana’s 400 MW Bridge Power Project
Enel Starts Operating New South African Wind Farm
GE Announces Order with AE Energia to Bring Fast, Digital Power to Angola
GE’s Energy Ecosystem Reveals Innovative Energy Solutions and Transformation Ideas to Help Meet Vietnam 2030 Power Targets
GE Launches OnBoard* - an Integrated Service Offering for Offshore Oil and Gas Water Treatment
Enel Begins Operations of New 150 MW Wind Farm in the United States

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  Explorers Vacation Club

Visit  Intrinsic Executive Search Ltd





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)