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Local investors buy shares in IWPP

Earlier this month, an initial public offering (IPO) of 550 million shares, representing a 50 percent holding in Shamal Az-Zour Al-Oula Power and Water Company—the special purpose company that owns...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Global reuse market update

The market for water reuse has continued to grow, although 2017–2018 has not reached the height of newly installed capacity seen in 2015–2016. The world’s water reuse capacity has almost doubled...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Taweelah IWP project cost

The 909,200 m3/d (240 MGD) Taweelah IWP’s AED319 billion ($870 million) project cost will be met on an 85:15 debt-to-equity basis. GWI reports that the AED2.71 billion ($740 million) debt package...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

SEDA to conduct workshop at Florida

The Southeast Desalting Association (SEDA) will hold a workshop on Operation and Maintenance of Raw Water Supply for Membrane Treatment in Coral Springs, Florida, on 14 November. For additional...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Huntington Beach SWRO project receives WIFIA credit assistance

Poseidon Water’s proposed Huntington Beach SWRO project has been selected to apply for $585 million in credit assistance under the federal government’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Doheny desalination project qualifies for WIFIA loan program

The South Coast Water District’s proposed Doheny Desalination Project at Dana Point, California, was selected as one of the projects eligible to apply for a loan under the EPA’s WIFIA loan program....

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Flowserve to supply pumps to mega- SWRO project in Taweelah IWP

Dallas, Texas-based Flowserve has signed agreements to provide the pumps for two mega-SWRO projects in the Middle East: the 909,200 m3/d (240 MGD) Taweelah IWP near Abu Dhabi, UAE, and the 600,000...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Final EIR of El Segundo SWRO project release

Los Angeles County-based West Basin Municipal Water District has released the Final EIR for its proposed 20 MGD (75,700 m3/d) SWRO plant to be located in El Segundo, California. The Final EIR...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Planning update of Gammams Wastewater Plant

Based on the severity of Namibia’s ongoing drought, the government has waived a pilot study that the City of Windhoek had been planning, and will instead proceed with a feasibility study on the...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Yasser Radwan

Yasser Radwan, formerly an RO water treatment specialist with Occidental of Oman, has been appointed as the technical support director for Pro-Serve. He is based in Egypt and may be contacted at ...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

SAKO Desalination and power plant phase 3 - Iran

The contract which had previously been awarded to Hyflux has been re-awarded to Horsol Switz Engineering Asia Pte. Ltd.

Port of Cape Town SWRO - South Africa

TNPA plans to award a consultancy contract in January or February 2020. If desalination is deemed a viable option, the plant could be in place in early 2021.

Husban Wells desalination plant - Jordan

The client had indicated it aimed to announce a list of prequalified bidders in late November 2019; however it has not yet made an announcement.

Husban Wells desalination plant - Jordan

The client had indicated it aimed to announce a list of prequalified bidders in late November 2019; however it has not yet made an announcement.

Devbhoomi Dwarka desalination plant - India

The contract has been awarded to a joint venture of Shapoorji Pallonji and Aquatech Systems (Asia) Pvt. Ltd.

Bhavnagar desalination plant - India

The contract has been awarded to a joint venture of Shapoorji Pallonji and Aquatech Systems (Asia) Pvt. Ltd. The planned capacity has been increased from 50,000m3/d to 70,000m3/d.

Mandvi desalination plant - India

The contract has been awarded to a joint venture of Shapoorji Pallonji and Aquatech Systems (Asia) Pvt. Ltd. The planned capacity has been increased from 50,000m3/d to 100,000m3/d.

Sutrapada desalination plant - India

The contract has been awarded to a joint venture of Shapoorji Pallonji and Aquatech Systems (Asia) Pvt. Ltd.

Mundra desalination plant - India

This project is understood to have been de-emphasised, in favour of increasing capacity at several other planned desalination plants in the state.

Pipavav desalination plant - India

This project is understood to have been de-emphasised, in favour of increasing capacity at several other planned desalination plants in the state.

Porbandar desalination plant - India

This project is understood to have been de-emphasised, in favour of increasing capacity at several other planned desalination plants in the state.

Tuticorin FGD desal - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended, and now falls on 20 December 2019. The project is open to international competitive bidding.

Tan Tan port desalination - Morocco

The feasibility study being carried out by A.d.i. is on hold, pending the completion of exploratory boreholes. A.d.i., a subsidiary of renewable company Nareva (which is owned by Al Mada, King Moha...

La Paz, Baja California Sur - Mexico

The national government's infrastructure plan, released on 26 November 2019, envisages significant investment from the private sector in a variety of infrastructure segments. According to the docum...

Cabo San Lucas expansion - Mexico

The national government's infrastructure plan, released on 26 November 2019, envisages significant investment from the private sector in a variety of infrastructure segments. According to the docum...

Puerto Peñasco SWRO - Mexico

The national government's infrastructure plan, released on 26 November 2019, envisages significant investment from the private sector in a variety of infrastructure segments. According to the docum...

Umm al Quwain IWP - United Arab Emirates

The EPC team, a joint venture between Sidem and China Gezhouba Group International Engineering, is undertaking the project after financial close was secured.

Carpinteria reuse, CA - U.S.A.

The Carpinteria Valley Water District is due to certify the final EIR – prepared by Woodard & Curran – on 11 December 2019.

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

In late November 2019, the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board issued a tentative order renewing the operating permit for the proposed desalination project at Huntington Beach. The concl...

Kundli CETP upgrade - India

The bids from Enviro Infra Engineers and Subhash Infra Engineers have cleared the technical evaluation stage, and are currently undergoing financial evaluation.

Borazjan SWRO - Iran

The client has pre-qualified three companies to bid: 1) Noor Vijeh Co. (NVCO); 2) Mapna Group; 3) Tana Energy Group. The deadline for the submission of technical and financial proposals falls on 21...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

Attendees at the non-mandatory pre-SoQ meeting held on 21 November 2019 included representatives from the following companies: AECOM, Arcadis, Beyaz and Patel, Black & Veatch, Carollo, CDM Smith/Pa...

Oceanside IPR, CA - U.S.A.

Bids for the construction of the advanced water purification facility were received from W.M. Lyles ($57,113,000), Shimmick ($54,815,000) and OHL USA ($59,225,500). The pre-qualified OEMs for the s...

ArcelorMittal desalination facility phase 3 - Brazil

ArcelorMittal desalination facility phase 2 - Brazil

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

The State Water Resources Control Board awarded the project a $50 million Proposition 1 groundwater implementation grant on 19 November 2019. It simultaneously approved a $36 million loan under the...

West Basin, CA - U.S.A.

The final EIR was certified by the West Basin Municipal Water District board on 18 November 2019. The documentation can be found here: www.westbasindesal.com/final-eir.html .

Sydney desal expansion - Australia

The owners of the plant are understood to have taken on investment bank RBC to gauge potential investor interest and advise on funding options for the expansion.

Yanbu 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Sources have suggested that the bid from the Aqualia-led team is being considered as the frontrunner. Bid prices have not yet been officially confirmed, and bids are likely to be officially opened ...

Turkana desalination project - Kenya

Developer Almar Water Solutions is reported to have signed an agreement with Turkana County to develop the project.