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    NEWater: Leading Water Desalination System Manufacturer

    NEWater makes water desalination through solar energy way too easy! Serving the industry for longer than decades, we stand as one of the leadingly trusted names in the field. With an independent Technology R&D team, we ensure you the production mapping of your proposed Solar Desalination System using the best of materials. Get a quote today!

    NEWater Brings for YouDiverse Water Desalination Systems

    Solar Thermal Desalination

    Solar Thermal Desalination is done by us by professionals in order to let you experience top-notch quality saline water desalination.

    Solar Powered Reverse Osmosis

    We manufacture Reverse Osmosis water filtration that too on total solar energy consumption so that you get RO filtered water.

    Solar Seawater Desalination Machine

    Our Solar Desalination Machine utilizes different layers of sunlight-based evaporators and condensers, known best as Solar Plates to power up the desalination machine.

    Solar Desalination unit

    NEWater solar plates-powered desalination Units work best for desalination and consume lesser energy as low as 12V to power the unit.

    Solar Powered Desalination System

    Our Solar Powered Desalination Systems are applicable at industries like hotels, clothing stores, building materials stores, and manufacturing.

    Solar Desalination Plant

    NEWater Solar Desalination Plant utilizes solar energy to desalinate seawater more efficiently and at a lower cost.

    Your Foremost Solar Desalination Systems in China

    Forming NEWater’s ground in the country back in 2001, we stepped into the Chinese market as, high-technological and unsurpassed qualified, Water Treatment Systems Manufacturers. And everything that followed us since then is what has elevated us to these exponential heights today. As of this date, we have a clientele pool of 1000+ businesses – worldwide.

    Our Solar Desalination System is capable of performing various techniques of desalination that ensure you the best for use, quality desalted water. All of these benefits that too on total solar energy consumption. You can use these seawater intake systems for desalination with moderate energy utilization of about 12V and have the least seawater desalination cost.

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    NEWater Solar Desalination System Is Environmentally Friendly

    NEWater Solar Desalination System is a zero-carbon emission process and the advancements in solar technology enable overcoming previously existing problems like dust and high temperatures. This could generate 35 kW/h of energy on average producing 1050 kW/h of energy on the whole showing reduced cost on producing water using the NEWater Solar Desalination System.

    NEWater Solar Desalination System Parts

    RO system: the most important portion of the plant. The desalting rate of the RO membrane can reach 99% eliminating over 99% of the ions.
    Softener: the common and easiest approach is to exchange “ions” of calcium and magnesium.
    Multi-medium filter: get rid of turbidity, suspended matter, organic matter, colloid, etc.
    Raw water pump: provides the pressure to quartz sand filter/active carbon filter.
    High-pressure pump: provides the high pressure to RO membrane.
    Security filter: prevent large particles, bacteria, viruses into RO membrane, accuracy is 5um.
    Active Carbon filter: removes the color, free chloride, organic matter, harmful matter, etc.

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    NEWater Solar Desalination System Benefits

    • It uses free solar energy for operation.
    • Solar desalination plants are inexpensive, light in weight, and easy to transport.
    • The plants can be set up easily either onshore or offshore.
    • Low maintenance costs.
    • Environment-friendly.

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    NEWater Mission:Bring New Life for Water

    NEWater has an independent large-scale production workshop, which is convenient for the control and supervision of product production quality. Strictly abide by production standards and provide detailed guarantees for all projects.

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    NEWater establishes SOP standardized operation process and strictly implements the work process. The professional project installation team, implement 5S on-site management. Equipped with standard safety facilities, investigating access conditions, and short construction time.

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    The safe transportation process does not have to worry about product damage and extends the construction period. NEWater has provided system equipment to thousands of companies around the world, which guarantees absolute product transportation.

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    Solar Desalination Systems from NEWater

    Our Solar Desalination Systems are a great deal for various applications, including industrial applications. It includes a caution control board, sterilization, pH adjustment, and much more. We possess the ability to give your optimal desalination Systems at reasonable costs.

    With high hardware from brands like Toray, Dow, and some more, NEWater Solar Desalination Systems can help you with high-quality reverse osmosis and desalination of ocean water. Our Solar Desalination System utilizes different layers of sunlight-based evaporators and condensers, known best as Solar Plates, arranged in an upward cluster and finished off with straightforward aerogel protection for the formation of perfect Systems.

    NEWater Solar Desalination System is a savvy water treatment choice that utilizes the most developed RO film innovation to treat water in the best ways possible. It decreases working expenses through power-saving highlights and therefore has the most minimal expenses.

    NEWater Solar Desalination systems are all effortless and exhibit sturdiness. They are easy to transport, easy to install, and durable at work.

    We guarantee Solar Desalination Systems are protected, dependable, and tough. If you are thinking of exchanging a few words with us, contact NEWater today!

    The Ultimate FAQ Guide for Solar Desalination Systems.

    As governments and environmental conservation institutions advocate for the use of renewable energies, solar desalination systems are leading the fight against greenhouse emissions. These systems rely 100% on solar energy to desalinate seawater and brackish water thereby minimizing the emission of CO2 by fossil fuels.

    Water-deprived regions, especially deserts, are tapping into solar energy to produce clean potable water for human consumption and industrial applications. With a solar desalination system, you can greatly minimize the cumulative cost of desalinating feed water. The following is comprehensive coverage of solar desalination systems and their rewards to the environment.

    Figure 1 Solar desalination system.

    What is a Solar Desalination System?

    A solar desalination system is a water treatment plant that generates power from the sun and subsequently turns feed water into potable water. The utilization of solar desalination dates back to ancient Greek times. Technological advancement has, however, elevated the productivity and efficiency of solar desalination systems.

    In thermal distillation, heat from the sun is absorbed by flat panels and consequently used to heat the seawater subsequently promoting evaporation. Thermal desalination systems and RO desalination systems solely or partly reliant on solar energy help reduce the consumption of fossil fuel, therefore, preserving the environment. Solar desalination systems of varying sizes are common in arid and semi-arid regions due to the high solar intensity.

    What are the Various Applications of Solar Desalination Systems?

    Solar desalination systems generally reduce operational costs, which explains why more industries, businesses, governments, and individuals are adopting them. Arid and semi-arid regions are ideal for solar desalination systems because they are exposed to high heat intensities. The scale of operation influences the number and size of solar panels deployed. Here are some common applications of solar desalination systems.

    • Domestic use.
    • Desalinating seawater for use in coastal hotels.
    • Refineries.
    • Power generation plants.
    • Car wash.

    Figure 2 Application of solar desalination systems.


    What are the Pros of Using Solar Desalination Systems?

    Scarcity of freshwater supplies and deteriorating fossil fuel has inevitably popularized solar desalination systems. The benefits reaped from solar energy utilization are broad and extremely impactive. Solar desalination systems reinforce freshwater supply and reduce the greenhouse effect associated with fossil fuels, literally killing two birds with one stone. Underneath are some of the advantages of using solar desalination systems.

    • They utilize free energy from the sun thus reducing power-related costs.
    • They are environmentally friendly.
    • They are easily and affordably maintained.
    • They are easy to install and transport.
    • They significantly lower the cost of operation.

    What Elements are Required in Solar Desalination Systems?

    For optimum functionality, solar desalination systems are comprised of some basic components. For direct solar desalination, a solar system is linked to a desalination plant thereby powering the desalination process. Indirect desalination, on the other hand, comprises solar collectors and distinct desalination systems. The solar collectors can be fluid-based or photovoltaic. Large industrial and commercial solar desalination systems often utilize indirect solar desalination.

    Figure 3 Solar collectors.     


    How Much Does a Solar Desalination System Cost?

    The cost of a solar desalination system is often a culmination of various variables such as size, technology, and geographical location.  The unsteady nature of these variables makes it difficult to determine the exact cost of a solar desalination system. In 2004, the World Bank stated that generating a cubic meter of potable water using a solar desalination system cost approximately $1.5 to $2.05.

    Recent technological advancements have significantly lowered the operational cost of solar desalination making it a cost-effective alternative. Future projections indicate that the cost of operating a solar desalination system may cost as low as $0.34/m3. Unlike conventional desalination systems reliant on fossil fuel, solar desalination systems eliminate expenditures on electricity.

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    How Efficient are Solar Desalination Systems?

    The efficiency of solar desalination systems can be measured by the percentage of energy they derive from sunlight and the amount of potable water they generate in an hour. Ideal solar desalination systems can exploit up to 90% of solar power and in turn, use it to desalinate seawater.

    Advanced solar desalination systems using multi-stage thermal distillation reuse the heat generated during the condensation phase. This fundamentally increases the efficiency of solar desalination and prevents power wastage.

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    Are There Industrial Solar Desalination Systems?

    Solar desalination systems are available in different dimensions and functional capabilities, therefore, increasing their scope of application. Similarly, industrial solar desalination systems are available in different sizes and utilize various desalination technologies to generate high-quality product water.

    Medium-sized and large industrial desalination systems indirectly utilize solar energy to launch thermal or RO desalination processes. Solar desalination systems in industries are viewed as a cheaper alternative to other conventional desalination systems. For more information on industrial solar desalination systems, kindly contact our engineers or visit our website.

    Figure 4 Industrial solar desalination system.


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    How Big are Solar Desalination Systems?

    Solar panels and desalination systems are manufactured in various sizes ranging from small units to large units. This ensures both small-scale and large-scale applications are well catered for. NEWater has a range of standard-sized solar desalination systems suitable for industrial and commercial applications. In addition, we customize the size of our systems to meet your specific demands.

    Solar panels used on desalination systems vary from 690 ft² to 69,000 ft² depending on the scale of application. Big solar desalination systems can desalinate over 200,000 gallons of potable water in a day. This makes them suitable for large-scale applications such as supplying residential and business complexes with fresh water.

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    What is the Flow-rate of Solar Desalination Systems?

    Flow rate refers to the number of potable water gallons your solar desalination system generates in a day. The flow rate is however different depending on the desalination process exploited by your solar desalination system. For RO solar-powered desalination systems, the flow rate is influenced by the pressure and temperature of feed water. NEWater’s standard solar desalination systems utilizing reverse osmosis have a flow rate of up to 60 m3/hr. In addition, we do customize large solar desalination systems to support higher flow rates.

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    Do You Have Different Types of Solar Desalination Systems?

    Solar desalination systems can be classed according to various attributes. First, we have solar desalination systems based on desalination mechanisms. These include thermal and reverse osmosis solar desalination systems. Secondly, we have solar desalination systems based on the feed water desalinated. This includes seawater and brackish water solar desalination systems.

    Indirect Solar Desalination Systems.

    Indirect solar desalination systems consist of separate solar collection units and desalination plants. In thermal desalination, the solar collectors absorb energy from the sun and transmit the energy to a thermal distillation plant for heating. In RO solar desalination systems, the solar collection units absorb solar energy, convert it into electricity using photovoltaic cells.

    Direct Solar Desalination Systems.

    A common direct solar desalination system is the solar still. Such systems directly rely on sunlight to heat feed water, prompt evaporation, and subsequent condensation. This results in the collection of clean potable water given that salts do not turn into vapor. The common categories of solar still include pit stills and box stills.

    Figure 5 Direct solar desalination.


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    How Do Solar Desalination Systems Conserve the Environment?

    Scientists and environmental conservationists have continually endorsed solar desalination systems because of their benefits to the environment. Unlike conventional desalination systems, which rely on fossil fuels, solar desalination systems mitigate the emission of greenhouse gases, which are primarily responsible for air pollution and adverse climate change.

    Secondly, they prevent the burning of fossil fuels, which often results in harmful, contaminated air and water. Such contaminated air and water possess numerous health risks to human beings and other animals. Lastly, solar desalination systems help reduce reliance on fossil fuels, which are prone to depletion.

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    Can I Get a Customized Solar Desalination System?

    Yes. In addition to our broad range of standard-sized solar desalination systems, we process custom orders at affordable rates. Our engineers will customize your solar desalination system based on the type of your feed water, desired size, prevalent power options, and desired flow rate.

    NEWater further customizes solar desalination systems by installing them on containers or skid-mounts for easier mobility. If you have specific details you want to be incorporated into your solar desalination system, do not hesitate to contact our engineers.

    Figure 6 Customized solar desalination system.


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    What is the Solar Humidification-dehumidification Process?

    Solar humidification-dehumidification is a desalination process that mimics the natural process of rain formation but significantly uses less time. Typically, the process takes part in three subsystems namely, dehumidifier, humidifier, and power source. In the dehumidifier, feed water at low temperatures and moist air at high temperatures are injected. In the humidifier, the feed water is injected at high temperatures while moist air is injected at low temperatures.

    The process is generally powered by solar energy, which prompts the production of water vapor and consequently condensation. The clean potable water generated is in turn collected in a different chamber. Solar HDH is a cost-efficient process hence it is widely used in small and medium-sized desalination plants.

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    What Elements Should I Consider When Buying a Solar Desalination System?

    For a perfect purchase, it is imperative that you do some background research on the various solar desalination systems available. You also need to establish how feasible the available options are to your specific application. Here, we briefly look at some of the variables you should scrutinize before purchasing a solar desalination system.

    Capacity Range.

    First and foremost, you need to establish the amount of water the solar desalination system can desalinate in a day. Our standard solar desalination systems harbor different capacity ranges suitable for various scopes of application. We also customize capacity ranges and flow rates in adherence to your description.

    Type of Feedwater.

    Secondly, select a solar desalination system specialized to desalinate your type of feed water. For instance, if your feed water is sourced from seawater, you should purchase a seawater solar desalination system.

    Desalination Mechanism.

    Solar desalination systems utilize distinct desalination processes. Often, the desalination mechanisms exploited are reverse osmosis and thermal distillation. To decide on the ideal desalination mechanism, you need to establish the desired quality and quantity of potable water. Solar HDH systems are, for instance, ideal for small and medium applications.

    NEWater offers free technical consultation meaning our engineers will adequately guide you in the selection process.

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    Can Solar Desalination Systems be Used to Treat Seawater?

    We have a broad array of solar desalination systems exclusively designed to desalinate seawater for industrial, commercial, and domestic applications. Seawater accounts for two-thirds of desalinated water globally.

    Our seawater solar desalination systems are equipped with solar plates made of various layers of sunlight-based evaporators and condensers. These solar plates provide the energy required to power the thermal and reverse osmosis processes that generate potable water.

    Figure 7 Seawater solar desalination.


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    Is the Quality of Water Produced by Solar Desalination Systems Good?

    Water quality often varies depending on the application. Generally, solar desalination systems generate high-quality water free of dissolved salts and other contaminants. You determine the quality of potable water by comparing its TDS levels to the TDS levels of the feed water.

    By eliminating over 99% of dissolved salts and other contaminants found in seawater, solar desalination systems produce first-rate potable water suitable for use in various applications. The proportion of boron levels also determines the quality of water. Desalinated water exhibits approximately 0.5 mg/L to 2.4 mg/L boron levels, which is within the WHO set standards.

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    What Disadvantages Are Witnessed in the Use of Solar Desalination Systems?

    From an environmental perspective, solar desalination systems are seen as the unproblematic option. Despite all the pros, they are massively limited in some ways. For instance, large desalination systems operating on solar energy occupy huge chunks of land to capture heat from the sun. Secondly, they exhibit low-efficiency rates per square meter.

    Another major limitation of solar desalination systems is that their productivity is influenced by climatic conditions. During rainy seasons, the amount of solar energy generated significantly drops due to the absence of sunlight.

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    Do You Provide Turnkey Solar Desalination Systems?

    NEWater manufactures distinct turnkey solar desalination systems, which arrive ready for immediate use. Our turnkey solutions include skid-mounted and containerized solar desalination systems, which are fully assembled at the factory. Containerized solar desalination systems are fitted with quality air conditioning and an uncomplicated user interface for convenient use.

    These plug-and-play systems are extremely beneficial to emergency responders and help individuals and industries preserve time. Additionally, they eliminate installation costs and in some instances labor costs, therefore, lowering the cost of operation. For turnkey solar desalination equipment, contact our engineers.

    Figure 8 Turnkey solar desalination system.


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    Can I Purchase a Solar Desalination System for Domestic Use?

    There are small-sized solar desalination systems exclusively designed for domestic use. These systems are highly efficient and can generate high-quality water fit for human consumption. You can acquire a portable domestic solar desalination system capable of producing 15 liters of fresh potable water in a day.

    Most domestic solar desalination systems use the humidification-dehumidification process, which minimizes energy wastage through reuse.  The solar collectors needed to power this process is pretty inexpensive meaning they are quite affordable.

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    What Pollutants are Eliminated by Solar Desalination Systems?

    Irrespective of the power source, all desalination systems are extremely effective in treating highly saline water. Different desalination processes eradicate different contaminants and have different desalination rates. The effectiveness of solar desalination systems is often evidenced by the low TDS levels in potable water. Both thermal and reverse osmosis desalination processes are exceptional in removing the following pollutants from feed water.

    • Dissolved salts.
    • Microplastics.
    • Microorganisms.
    • Bad smell.
    • Bad taste.
    • Organic chemicals.
    • Debris and colloids.

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    Are there Portable Solar Desalination Systems?

    NEWater manufactures mobile solar desalination systems often used by construction industries and emergency responders. Our turnkey portable solar desalination systems are delivered ready for use thus saving you installation charges and time.

    Our portable solar desalination systems are easy to transport meaning they can be used for temporary applications. They are equally effective in desalinating both seawater and brackish water. We supplement our standard portable solar desalination systems with customization for exclusivity and optimum productivity.

    Figure 9 Portable solar desalination system.


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    Do You Deliver Solar Desalination Systems Worldwide?

    Part of our after-sales services includes door-to-door delivery. We have partnered with world-leading courier service providers to ensure all our customers get their solar desalination equipment delivered to their selected locations. As a global supplier, we have delivered hundreds of solar desalination systems to over 200 countries in the past two decades.

    The delivery duration differs depending on the size of the system and the delivery location. We boast of one of the best turnaround times in the industry. NEWater delivers small solar desalination systems in 3 to 7 days while conventional larger equipment takes 2-3 months.

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    How Much Power do Solar Desalination Systems Use?

    Desalination processes are thermal distillation or reverse osmosis is reliant on power to convert feedwater into potable water. The amount of energy each process consumes however differs depending on the size of the plant and salt concentration of the feed water. Highly concentrated water such as seawater consumes more power to desalinate compared to less saline water.

    To be precise, power consumption accounts for over 50% of most conventional desalination systems. To produce a cubic meter of potable water from feed water using reverse osmosis takes approximately 3-10 kW/hour. For solar desalination systems, there are no electricity bills given your system operates on free natural energy.

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    Can Solar Desalination Systems be Used on Boats?

    The application of solar desalination systems is essentially limitless. Boat operators view solar desalination systems as an economical source of freshwater. By simply utilizing the sun’s energy, boat operators can provide clean and fresh water for on-boarders as well as general boat maintenance.

    Moreover, the energy absorbed by the solar panels can be stored in high-capacity batteries for use during the night or sunless periods. Portable solar desalination systems are ideal for use in water vessels given their flexible nature.

    Figure 10 Solar desalination boat system.


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    How Durable is Solar Desalination Systems?

    Solar desalination systems are greatly revered for their extended life service. Under favorable conditions and quality maintenance, solar desalination systems can serve you for over 20 years. Their extended life service guarantees return on investment and qualify them as a dependable water treatment solution.

    For reverse osmosis solar systems, certain elements such as the perforated membranes necessitate replacements once every three years. With adequate pre-treatment, the membranes rarely clog thus averting pre-mature damages.

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    Where Can I Purchase a Reliable Solar Desalination System?

    Getting a reliable and trustworthy solar desalination systems supplier could be the key to finding an ideal water treatment solution. For two decades, NEWater has trail-blazed the invention and improvement of solar desalination solutions for industrial, commercial, and domestic applications. We pride ourselves on the quality and versatility of our products.

    NEWater is an all-inclusive manufacturer of water treatment solutions meaning we can also procure supplementing equipment. We have a multitude of standard solar desalination systems and our engineers are proficient at creating customized systems.

    We also offer multiple after-sales services including free technical consultations and one-year warranty protection. You can find the various types of solar desalination systems we manufacture on our website.

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    Do You Provide Repair Parts for Solar Desalination Systems?

    As a comprehensive and independent manufacturer of desalination systems and equipment, we supply quality spare parts for all our systems. We derive our raw materials from renowned and credible suppliers, therefore, minimizing the risk of compromised quality.

    Our standard repair components include membrane filters, centrifugal pumps, and pressure gauges. Additionally, we manufacture custom-made repair parts for solar desalination systems and other water treatment equipment. NEWater offers doorstep delivery on all repair components and our prices are very competitive.

    Figure 11 Spare parts for solar desalination systems.


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    Do You Have Containerized Solar Desalination Systems?

    NEWater manufactures turnkey solar desalination systems in 20ft and 40ft standard containers. Furthermore, we build customized containerized solar desalination systems on order at cost-efficient rates. Our containerized systems have various capacities and can support a maximum TDS level of 36000.

    Our containerized solar desalination systems arrive fully assembled and ready for instantaneous application. To mitigate corrosion, we use premium stainless steel and non-metallic cartridge filters. To place your order, you can send us an inquiry via our website or contact our engineers.

    Figure 12 containerized solar desalination system.


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    Are There Skid-Mounted Solar Desalination Systems?

    For portability and turnkey solutions, solar desalination systems are assembled and fitted onto metallic rails of frames. NEWater manufactures standard and customized skid-mounted solar desalination systems for various industrial and commercial applications.

    The capacities range from 100s of gallons per day to tens of thousands. We deliver the skid-mounted solar desalination systems ready for use thus saving you time and installation expenditures. You can get your standard or customized skid-mounted desalination equipment by simply contacting us via email at,

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    Do You Help Repair Defective Solar Desalination Systems?

    We have devised several measures that ensure our customers have access to quick and effective aid whenever their solar desalination systems fail. NEWater has a unit of highly specialized technicians who provide lifetime repairs to our systems. We rigorously scrutinize our desalination systems prior to shipping them meaning cases of breakdowns are minimal.

    Our warranty policy holds us liable for any technical defects witnessed one year after you purchase your system. In that period, NEWater offers free repairs and replacements. Our repair services are not only limited to warranty-protected products. For technical aid, do not hesitate to contact our engineers.

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