About Us

The people and the company behind the latest water treatment plants and technologies

A world leader in water treatment solutions, IDE specializes in the development, engineering, construction and operation of enhanced desalination and industrial water treatment plants.

Leading The Water Industry

IDE leads the water industry with some of the world’s most advanced thermal and membrane desalination plants. We provide small to large cost-effective desalination solutions, such as IDE PROGREENTM, a modular, chemical-free reverse osmosis ‘plant in a box’, and we have an especially well-proven track record in large-scale membrane and thermal desalination, including some of the largest plants worldwide, (e.g. in China, India, US, Australia and Israel). IDE also has a proven experience in ground-breaking industrial water treatment plants that deliver a reliable, sustainable and economical solution for industry.

Developing Solutions For Tomorrow

IDE is developing a growing portfolio of economic green water treatment solutions for municipalities and industry – especially in the areas of desalination, industrial water and wastewater treatment. In creating customized, end-to-end solutions for its customers, IDE leverages its proprietary technologies and skills in project management, operations, support and financing, all built through close to 50 years of leadership in the water industry.

Partnering For Success

IDE works in partnership with a wide range of customers – municipalities, oil & gas, mining, refineries and power stations – on all aspects of water projects, and delivers approximately 3 million m3/day of high quality water worldwide. Each project and customer has its unique requirements and challenges that IDE strives to meet. Our track record spans 400 plants in 40 countries across over 4 decades.

We listen first so we can create the best solutions for your needs. We then bring technological leadership, proven reliability and consistent delivery to all our customers in municipalities, oil & gas, coal power, mining and more. Our highly experienced and dedicated team knows that strong partnerships lead to success and growth.

IDE is jointly and equally owned by ALFA Partners and the Delek Group. The Delek Group is one of Israel’s largest holding groups.

To learn more about our shareholders please click on the company logos.

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Mr. Nati Louzon | 11/28/2018

Join us as we explore the associated CAPEX and OPEX savings that are made possible through the right kind of O&M partnership.

Revolutionizing the Recovery of Brackish RO
Rodrigo Turra | 10/04/2018

The webinar will cover one of the greatest challenges currently facing the water treatment sector – brine management.