A dual approach to innovating in water

Hitachi’s water business unit is trying to make a splash in desalination and the digital sector. GWI talks to its technology advisor Koichi Tsuzuki about the company’s two-pronged strategy of innovative treatment techniques and harnessing the Internet of Things.

What are the main elements of your desalination technology strategy?
We are promoting reverse osmosis (RO) desalination technologies within our company. Currently we are focusing on two products: RemixWater and high recovery RO, which offers about 60% recovery as well as energy saving. We have been testing the high recovery RO prototype with the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) in...

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