Desalitech Recognized as "Key Player" on MIT Technology Review's "10 Breakthrough Technologies"

Water Treatment Company Highlighted for Extensive Desalinization Projects

NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Desalitech, a Newton-based provider of high-efficiency water and wastewater treatment solutions, was today highlighted as a "key player" in megascale desalinization, one of MIT Technology Review's prestigious "10 Breakthrough Technologies".

The annual '10 Breakthrough Technologies' list identifies the milestones from the past year that solve difficult problems or create new ways of using technology. MIT Technology Review editors search companies and innovations across the globe to compile the list of breakthrough technologies that will impact lives for years to come.

"It is an honor to be recognized among these other innovative companies working on one of MIT Technology Review's '10 Breakthrough Technologies'," said Desalitech CEO Nadav Efraty. "Water scarcity poses one of the most serious global challenges of our time, and Desalitech is proud to be leading the way by providing dramatically more efficient reverse osmosis solutions that guarantee more water, less waste and reduced energy consumption."

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About Desalitech

Desalitech provides high efficiency water treatment for industrial, agricultural and wastewater reuse and concentration applications. Our next-generation ReFlex™ Reverse Osmosis products feature patented CCD™ technology – a highly efficient, reliable and flexible water treatment platform. The CCD process typically reduces waste by 50 to 75 percent and energy consumption by up to 35 percent, saving significant operating costs. Desalitech is proud to be headquartered in Newton, MA and manufactures its products in the USA.



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