Sustainable Plant Article: GE Agreement Expands Water Treatment Technology Solutions

Mar 2, 2011 3:59 PM ET

GE Agreement Expands Water Treatment Technology Solutions - A Blog Post from Su…

General Electric has completed a new expanded licensing agreement that will allow the company to continue offering High Efficiency Reverse Osmosis (HERO) systems to help more of its industrial customers increase their water-usage efficiency and reuse capacity as the international community works to address mounting shortages of clean water.

The new pact with HERO’s process developer and patent holder Debasish (Deb) Mukhopadhyay allows GE to feature HERO in more of GE’s growing portfolio of advanced-water and wastewater treatment solutions. HERO offers higher recovery of feed water, higher production rates, higher product water quality levels and reduced scaling and fouling compared to conventional RO systems, according to GE.

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