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City’s water reserves below 50% trigger

Yesterday, the Sydney Water Authority said that its total storage and supply levels had fallen to 50 percent. That is the level at which preliminary design work is to begin on doubling the existing...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

EOIs called for Central SWRO project

Sixteen years ago last week, and following a feasibility study it commissioned, the West Bank/Gaza Mission of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) issued a request for proposals...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

State Reuse Plan released

During its recent update of California’s Recycled Water Policy, the State Water Resources Control Board set ambitious new recycled water goals. To help meet these goals and enhance the state’s...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Hydrogel harvests water from humidity

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS), led by Assistant Professor Tan Swee Ching, have demonstrated the ability to harvest water from humidity in the air above the sea’s surface...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

New tech reality check

As WDR has regularly noted, membrane distillation (MD) is still referred to as an “emerging technology”, despite the fact that its heritage as a desalination technology dates back nearly as far as...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

34th Annual WateReuse Symposium

The 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium will be held in San Diego, California, on 8-11 September, under the theme “Collaborate to Innovate”. For the first time, the conference will showcase reuse...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Kemco Systems buys Water Resources Inc.

Florida-based Kemco Systems has announced the acquisition of Water Resources, Inc., an Alabama-based supplier of dissolved air flotation (DAF) systems. According to Kemco CEO Tom Vanden Huevel, “...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Biwater new facility

California-based Biwater, Inc., has relocated its office and manufacturing operations from San Dimas to a new state-of-the-art fabrication facility in Rancho Cucamonga. The new facility, where it...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

CaribDA membrane operator certification training course

The Caribbean Desalination Association (CaribDA) is offering the membrane operator certification training course, MOC-I: Introduction to Membrane Systems on 27-29 August at the Water and Sewerage...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Earliest inventors of desalination

The Times of India has reported that a new biology textbook for Class IX students in the south Indian state of Telangana has credited Thomas Jefferson as the inventor of the earliest form of...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Sydney desal expansion

The storage capacity in Sydney's dams dropped below 50% in mid-August 2019, thus triggering the...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

At its meeting on 19 August 2019, the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply District is due to be prese...

San Juan Basin groundwater recharge, CA

The EIR has now been certified, and the client is beginning the permitting process for the projec...

Tenterfield BWRO

In July 2019 Rural Aid furnished Tenterfield with a 75 m3/d (20,000 GPD) BWRO unit, as the town f...

Jodiya desalination plant

The future of this concession at Jodiyah has been put into doubt by measures underway by Essel to...

San Bernardino Clean Water Factory, CA

In June 2019, the State Water Resources Control Board issued a Notice of Determination confirming...

GWRS Phase III, CA

Although all three of the general contractors' bids came in above the engineer's estimate, this i...

Malibu Civic Center Phase 2, CA

At its meeting on 12 August 2019, City Council approved the design award to Woodard & Curran for ...

Tuticorin thermal desal

The bid submissions deadline has been extended yet again, and now falls on 23 August 2019.

Tuticorin thermal desal

The bid submissions deadline has been extended yet again, and now falls on 23 August 2019.

Rosarito (NSC Agua) phase 1

The private stakeholders in the project have extended the deadline for the satisfaction of the co...

Rosarito (NSC Agua) phase 2

The private stakeholders in the project have extended the deadline for the satisfaction of the co...

Lake Jennings AWPF

This project was one of 51 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing unde...

Weatherford reuse project, TX

The client now expects to have a draft permit for the project available for public comment by O...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant

Expressions of interest in the DBO contract are due in on 14 October 2019. Two participants will ...

Pure Water Soquel, CA

The RFQ for the progressive design-build contract relating to the AWPF and the addition of tertia...

Narippaiyur SWRO

The bid submissions deadline relating to the consultancy tender has been extended until 21 Augu...

Porbandar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 21 August 2019.

Malibu Civic Center Phase 2, CA

City Council is due to approve the design award to Woodard & Curran for just under $3 million at ...

Mandvi desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 20 August 2019.

Bhavnagar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 22 August 2019.

Devbhoomi Dwarka desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 21 August 2019.

Pipavav desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 22 August 2019.

Mundra desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 20 August 2019.

Sutrapada desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 21 August 2019.

Jubail 3b IWP

Ten teams have been qualified to bid on the project: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) ...

Jubail 3a IWP

An RFP has been issued to qualified bidders. The bid submissions deadline is understood to be i...

Western Galilee

Ongoing protests have held up the confirmation of a site at the Bustan HaGalil reserve, with loca...

Carlton Water Treatment Facility, FL

On 9th July 2019, the contract was awarded to low bidder Poole & Kent, which submitted a bid of $...

Alicante II

On 2nd August 2019, the adjudicating panel announced that it had accepted the appeal submitted by...