Presentation by West Neck Strategies USA and W.E.B. Aruba N.V.
Early Desalination in the Caribbean with a Focus on the Netherlands Antilles
Although there is evidence of desalination in the Caribbean as early as the late 17th or early 18th centuries, it was not employed commercially until the development of multi-effect distillation in the mid 19th century. Even then it was rare and sporadic. However the installation of a thermal vapor compression system in Curacao in 1928 initiated ...