Veolia builds on Ashkelon success

With the largest reverse osmosis desalination plant in the world now in the operating phase, Veolia Water director Patrice Fonlladosa is looking around the world for new challenges.

There was a certain amount of pride surrounding Veolia’s recent press tour of its newly inaugurated 326,000m3/d Ashkelon desalination plant. Hailed as the world’s largest reverse osmosis desalination plant, it is an impressive achievement, but Veolia has yet to win another 100,000m3/d RO plant order.

Competitors Befesa, GE Ionics, Degrémont and Hyflux have a greater backlog...

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