ANTOFAGASTA, Chile — The Asociación Latinoamericana de Desalación y Reuso del Agua (ALADYR) has become the newest affiliate organization to join the International Desalination Association (IDA), according to an article in International Desalination and Water Reuse Quarterly.

This newest affiliation brings the number of regional and association IDA affiliates around the world to 15, noted the article.

ALADYR was founded in November 2010 during the International Seminar on Desalination, reported the article, with a mission that includes promoting, protecting and developing the engineering, construction, application and development of technologies, equipment and materials for desalination and water materials.

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ALADYR also organizes conferences and meetings, continued the article, such as the November 2013 seminar on Desalination and Water Reuse held in São Paolo in conjunction with Acquacon.

According to the article, ALADYR member companies, numbering more than 70, include Degrémont, Acciona Agua, Genesys, Dow Water & Process Solutions, Energy Recovery Inc., Atacama Water & Technology Ltd and Hydro Quality.

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