Incorporating the IDA Desalination Plants Inventory

Welcome to is a groundbreaking business development and consultancy package from the publishers of Global Water Intelligence in association with IDA. It is revolutionising the ways in which companies work in the desalination sector, by bringing together a powerful set of analytical tools alongside an intuitive user interface.


Download the IDA Desalting Inventory – a spreadsheet which catalogues desalination facilities contracted and under construction since 1945, based on over 25 years of annual industry surveys. Previously printed annually in book form by Klaus Wangnick, it was incorporated into DesalData in 2008.
Find planned and online desalination projects, plus desal news from countries worldwide using the zoomable map.
In-depth profiles of over 100 companies operating in the desalination sector
Exclusive profiles of specialist areas of desalination from Global Water Intelligence, plus the first four chapters of Desalination Markets 2010 – a complete reference to the dynamics of desalination industry including technologies, financing, and market drivers. Country profiles are also available to subscribers.
Search for UF/MF pretreatment installations within desal technologies.
Be your own consultant – make charts for presentations and get answers from desaldata’s catalogue of over 16,000 plants.

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2 Aug 2015 New Hampshire officials suggests coastal desalination plant

A New Hampshire seacoast official says investing in a regional plant to convert seawater into drinking water could provide a limitless supply of clean water to communities from southern Maine to northern Massachusetts. Portsmouth Assistant Mayor Jim Splaine…

1 Aug 2015 Energy Recovery provides pumps for desalination project in California

Source World Pumps 10

Energy Recovery Inc is supplying its PX-Q300 Pressure Exchanger devices and AquaBold high-pressure pumps for the Charles E Meyer Desalination Plant retrofit in Santa Barbara, California, in partnership with IDE technologies. The plant has a capacity of 15…

31 Jul 2015 Plans Submitted For Desalination Plant Fix

Source Scilly Today 10

Plans for a new seawater intake for St Mary’s desalination plant have been submitted to the Marine Management Organisation. The £500,000 water purification system, which was installed in 2013, has struggled to meet demand after the onshore boreholes…

30 Jul 2015 Desalination plants built to fight Pakistan drought may also grow fish farms

Source Upi.Com 10
Countries Pakistan 10

When officials in Pakistan’s Sindh province constructed hundreds of desalination plants, they were only thinking of how to counter a long-running drought. Along with providing much-needed drinking water, however, authorities hope to provide an economic boost and new…

29 Jul 2015 Bureau of Reclamation Awards $1.49 Million for Nine Desalination and Water Purification Research Projects

The Bureau of Reclamation selected nine projects to receive $1.49 million under its Desalination and Water Purification Research Program. Reclamation’s funding will support almost $13.5 million in research. "Improving desalination and water purification across the West is crucial…

28 Jul 2015 Desalination tops user growth in membrane chemicals

The global market for membrane chemicals was worth US$ 1,013.8 million in 2013 and is expected to show a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.1% to 2020 according to a report by market researcher, Future Market Insights.…

28 Jul 2015 San Diego secures grant to up desalination capacity

San Diego Democrat Representative, Susan Davis, has announced a US$ 5.2 million federal grant to expand a desalination facility in a bid to secure water independence for the region.  The grant to the Sweetwater Authority from the Department…

28 Jul 2015 Sri Lanka opts for desalination

Countries Sri Lanka 10

Sri Lanka has opted to construct a seawater desalination plant to supply drinking water to people in the northern Jaffna peninsula after a plan to divert water from a reservoir failed.  The Asian Development Bank has agreed to…


24 Jul 2015 Regional South Central Texas Power and Desalination Project, TX 12

$8 million of financial assistance from the $2 billion State Water Implementation Fund for Texas was…

23 Jul 2015 Charles Meyer Desalination Plant refit, Santa Barbara, CA 12

At its meeting on 21 July 2015, City Council voted unanimously to award the final DBO…

23 Jul 2015 Marina Baja SWRO O&M, Alicante 12

Bids are due in on 27 July 2015. The results of the bidding process are scheduled…

17 Jul 2015 Grand Forks Regional WTP, ND 12

A recommendation on which team will go forward to win the construction manager at risk contract…

17 Jul 2015 Wellington Dam desal plant 12

To construct a 40GL/year (109,589m3/d) desalination plant to desalt water in the Wellington Reservoir, west of…

16 Jul 2015 Rizal WTP 12

The bid submissions deadline has been extended until 29 July 2015, and the client estimates that…

15 Jul 2015 SAKO Desalination and power plant phase 1 12

The client has awarded the remaining 200,000m3/d of SWRO capacity to a consortium of South Raadab…

15 Jul 2015 Perris II Desalter 12

Solicitation documents were posted on 13 July 2015 relating to the drilling of two new brackish…

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