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Fertilisers as draw solutes for forward osmosis desalination: A novel approach for fertigation in the Murray Darling Basin

Project Member(s): Shon, H., Vigneswaran, S., Kandasamy, J., Nguyen, T., Chanan, A.

Funding or Partner Organisation: National Centre of Excellence in Desalination (NCED Funding Round)

Start year: 2011


Kim, J, Phuntsho, S, Lotfi, F & Shon, H 2015, 'Investigation of pilot-scale 8040 FO membrane module under different operating conditions for brackish water desalination', Desalination and Water Treatment, vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 2782-2791.
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Lotfi, F, Phuntsho, S, Majeed, T, Kim, K, Han, DS, Abdel-Wahab, A & Shon, HK 2015, 'Thin film composite hollow fibre forward osmosis membrane module for the desalination of brackish groundwater for fertigation', DESALINATION, vol. 364, pp. 108-118.
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Majeed, T, Phuntsho, S, Sahebi, S, Kim, J, Yoon, JK, Kim, K & Shon, H 2015, 'Influence of the process parameters on hollow fiber forward osmosis membrane performances', Desalination and Water Treatment, vol. 54, no. 4-5, pp. 817-828.
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Majeed, T, Sahebi, S, Lotfi, F, Kim, JE, Phuntsho, S, Tijing, LD & Shon, HK 2015, 'Fertilizer-drawn forward osmosis for irrigation of tomatoes', Desalination and Water Treatment, vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 2746-2759.
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Sahebi, S, Phuntsho, S, Kim, JE, Hong, S & Shon, HK 2015, 'Pressure assisted fertiliser drawn osmosis process to enhance final dilution of the fertiliser draw solution beyond osmotic equilibrium', JOURNAL OF MEMBRANE SCIENCE, vol. 481, pp. 63-72.
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FOR Codes: Membrane and Separation Technologies, Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management, Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments (excl. Urban and Industrial Use)