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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, JE, Phuntsho, S, Lotfi, F & Shon, HK 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, JE, Yoon, JK, Kim, K & Shon, HK 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), Separation┬┐┬┐technologies, Terrestrial systems and management not elsewhere classified, Terrestrial erosion , Measurement and assessment of freshwater quality (incl. physical and chemical conditions of water)