09 March 2015 - Aurecon Technical Director Joe Blesing will be presenting a paper on the multiple award winning Adelaide Desalination Plant at the ASEAN Australian Engineering Congress in Singapore on 11-13 March 2015 titled "Seawater desalination - a sustainable solution to world water shortage".
"The project was started with initial investigations based on sustainability principles, and continued through design, construction and now operation and is an example of how such a project can achieve sustainability goals,” he said.
The plant’s energy supply is offset by 100% accredited renewable energy sourced from within South Australia.
Joe added that seawater desalination can provide a climate independent source of drinking water as stress on existing natural water supplies continues to increase with world population increasing disproportionately in urban centres and the impact of climate change.
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