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PURC ordered GWCL 10% reduction on water tariff

GHANA – The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has been ordered by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to reduce its tariff by 10% for all its customers. According to the order...

Desal Data Weekly, 25-09-2018

BuRec announced funding opportunities for Desalination and Water Purification Research Program

USA – The Bureau of Reclamation announced funding opportunities for 2019 as part of its Desalination and Water Purification Research (DWPR) Program. A maximum of $150,000 of funding is...

Desal Data Weekly, 25-09-2018

Lack of chemical materials reduced Tobruk desalination production capacity

LIBYA – The production capacity of the desalination plant in Tobruk has been reduced to half due to a shortage of necessary chemical materials needed to operate the plant. According to...

Desal Data Weekly, 25-09-2018

Davao gov't proposed desalination plant for coconut plantations

PHILIPPINES – The government of the province of Davao Oriental has proposed the use of seawater desalination to help the region’s coconut farmers. Extreme hot weather conditions...

Desal Data Weekly, 25-09-2018

$1bn desalination plants to build in Saudi Arabia

SAUDI ARABIA – Two desalination plants with a combined cost of $1.06 billion will be constructed in the cities of Al-Khobar and Jubail in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The Minister of...

Desal Data Weekly, 20-09-2018

Hubco's desalination plant to solve Karachi water shortage

PAKISTAN – Hub Power Company (Hubco) has offered to build a desalination plant for the Sindh government to help resolve the water crisis in Karachi. The Hub plant would have a capacity of...

Desal Data Weekly, 20-09-2018

Tugun desalination plant to permanently operational in 2020

AUSTRALIA – Tugun’s desalination plant could become permanently operational in the summer of 2020. Due to repairs of the Gold Coast’s Mudgeeraba’s treatment...

Desal Data Weekly, 20-09-2018

Evoqua buys IsH2oTop Group

Evoqua Water Technologies has acquired IsH2oTop Group, a Quebec-based provider of high-purity water treatment equipment and systems, including RO, DI and steam purification equipment maintenance...

Water Desalination Report, 10-09-2018

Alfredo Crespo joined Berghof Membranes

Berghof Membranes has announced that Alfredo Crespo has been appointed as the company’s regional sales manager for Latin America. He previously served as international sales manager for Likuid...

Water Desalination Report, 10-09-2018

Jobs: Business Development Engineers at PolyCera Membranes

PolyCera Membranes, a Los Angeles-based UF membrane supplier, is expanding its product line to include NF and chlorine-resistant RO membrane products, and is currently seeking two additional...

Water Desalination Report, 10-09-2018

Hassyan SWRO

The client has awarded the consultancy contract to the lowest bidder, Singapore's Meinhardt. Mein...

Jorf Lasfar extension

OCP is currently in discussion with potential operators ahead of potentially putting the existing...

Tourgan SWRO

To build, own and operate a seawater reverse osmosis plant with a capacity of 2,000m³/d to supply...

Panki Thermal Power reuse

The bid submissions deadline has been extended, and now falls on 22 September 2018.

GWRS Phase III, CA

Proposals for the construction management services contract relating to the GWRS final expansion ...

Sfax

Six consortia have been shortlisted to bid for the project: 1) Acciona Agua; 2) Técnicas Reunidas...

Phase 2, Southern Tunisia brackish water plants

Seven consortia submitted expressions of interest by the 30 August 2018 deadline: 1) KWI/Safbon; ...

Hawksbay SWRO

A contract to build and operate a 10,000m3/d land-based seawater reverse osmosis plant to generat...

Shuqaiq 3

Sources have indicated that the Marubeni-led team provided the lowest bid for the contract. Six c...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

On 13 September 2018, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to approve a Certificate o...

Galveston County SWRO, TX

Twelve letters of interest are understood to have been received relating to the feasibility study...

Malekshahi BWRO

The client issued a request for technical and financial proposals on 11 September 2018. The submi...

West Qeshm SWRO

The client re-issued a request for statements of qualification on 12 September 2018. The submissi...

uMhlathuze reuse

The City of uMhlathuze received 19 expressions of interest from potential project developers. Fol...

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1)

At its meeting on 23 August 2018, the South Coast Water District board authorised a trio of resol...

Vasilikos desal expansion

To undertake techno-economic studies relating to the following proposed projects at Vasilikos Pow...

eThekwini desalination plant

Construction of the pilot plant is due to start at the end of September 2018, and eThekwini expec...

Ingleside seawater desal, TX

In July 2018, the City of Ingleside signed a memorandum of understanding with Poseidon Water to e...

Corpus Christi industrial BOO, TX

Project proponent Seven Seas Water is expected to respond to a request for information (RFI) rega...

Jubail 1 replacement SWRO

A 400,000m3/d SWRO desalination facility understood to be planned as a replacement for the Jubail...

Khobar 2 replacement SWRO

A 600,000m3/d SWRO desalination facility understood to be planned as a replacement for the Khobar...

Cedar City reuse, UT

The reuse feasibility study being undertaken by Carollo Engineers is now expected to be completed...

Linhai Reuse Project

A tender has been awarded to build and operate a 33,000m³/d municipal wastewater reuse plant in K...

Visakhapatnam WWTP

The tender for this project has been re-issued, and the new bid submissions deadline has been set...

Kota effluent treatment plant

Three bids were received for the re-issued consultancy tender, all of which have been accepted fo...

Multiple RO projects, Rajasthan (stage 2)

Two bids were received for the re-issued tender relating to the Jodhpur-II region (package 2) sub...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1

An RFP relating to the contract to provide construction management services is understood to be i...

Galveston County SWRO, TX

The Gulf Coast Water Authority is investigating the feasibility of constructing a seawater revers...

Shuqaiq 3

Six consortia have submitted bids for the project: 1) ACWA Power/Al Babtain/Saudi Brothers; 2) Aq...

Dahej desalination plant

As part of its role in preparing a detailed project report, consultant MECON Limited has invited ...