Industry, Technology & Economy

Japanese Desalination Technology日本の海水淡水化技術

  • 10 min.
  • EDC3T003-001
  • English, M/E, HD

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Japan’s desalination technology is among the most advanced in the world. One method involves the use of reverse osmosis membranes with micron-size holes to filter sea water. Japan is the largest producer of these fine membranes. With concern growing about the future of water, this particular technology is attracting attention from desert regions in the Middle East and indeed the entire world.