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.
How desaldata can help you
Be your own consultant – make charts for presentations and get answers from desaldata’s catalogue of over 16,000 plants.

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18 May 2015 In brief: Modern Water’s 2014 annual report

Countries United Kingdom 10

It has been a difficult year for another company focused on forward osmosis (FO) technology. According to its annual report, 2014 revenues for UK-based Modern Water’s membrane division were just £57,000 ($89,660), up from £36,000 ($56,600) in 2013.…

18 May 2015 In brief: Carollo Engineers to conduct feasibility study for groundwater replenishment contract

Soquel Creek Water District has awarded Carollo Engineers a contract to conduct a $150,000 groundwater replenishment feasibility study for a 1.3 MGD (4,920 m³/d) advanced treatment plant to treat wastewater effluent with MF/UF, RO and advanced oxidation for…

18 May 2015 In brief: CWCO submits proposals for Rosarito SWRO plant

Countries Mexico 10

In accordance with the requirements of Mexico’s new public-private partnership legislation that was enacted last year, Consolidated Water (CWCO) has submitted its initial proposal for its planned 100 MGD (378,500 m³/d) Rosarito SWRO plant to the State of…

18 May 2015 In brief: Genesys completes 1000th RO membrane autopsy

Countries Spain 10

Genesys International has completed its 1,000th RO membrane autopsy at its Madrid, Spain autopsy lab, which has been in operation since 2001.

18 May 2015 In brief: Carollo Engineers to evaluate offshore intake of Santa Barbara SWRO plant

The city of Santa Barbara, California has authorized a $343,925 contract with Carollo Engineers to evaluate the feasibility for a subsurface intake to replace the existing offshore intake for its existing SWRO plant. The work is the first…

18 May 2015 People: David Howsley

Aquarion Group has announced the appointment of David Howsley as CEO for the Middle East and North Africa regions. He will also head up the companies’ MENA business strategy and manage the Sharjah, UAE, office. Formerly the COO

18 May 2015 People: Bob Yamada

San Diego County Water Authority has promoted Bob Yamada to the position of director of water resources. The appointment will be effective 1 July, and he may be contacted at

18 May 2015 Transition: Bob Nichols

Transition: Bob Nichols, former president of Texas-based Freese and Nichols consulting firm, died on 8 May. He was 88. Mr Nichols had a 67-year career at the company, and had been an active president emeritus from 1992 through…


7 May 2015 Sherman RO expansion, TX

On 6th May 2015, the Texas Water Development Board approved a prioritised shortlist of projects which…

7 May 2015 St. Johns River desal, FL

Of the four firms which submitted statements of qualification in response to the RFQ seeking a…

7 May 2015 Brazosport BWRO, TX

On 6th May 2015, the Texas Water Development Board approved a prioritised shortlist of projects which…

6 May 2015 Charles Meyer Desalination Plant refit, Santa Barbara, CA

The IDE/Kiewit consortium has emerged as the top-ranked bidder for the plant retrofit, with an NPV…

6 May 2015 Richard A. Reynolds Desalination Facility Expansion

Following the release of CH2M Hill’s final design in April 2015, the client has now issued…

6 May 2015 Djibouti SWRO (formerly Doraleh)

A consortium comprising Cabinet Merlin and ILF has been awarded the supervisory contract for the project.…

6 May 2015 Delhi RO plants

The submissions deadline has been extended again to 11 May 2015. Interested parties should have experience…

30 Apr 2015 Cochin Port desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again to 4th May 2015.

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