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Why Coalinga?

Located sixty miles southwest of Fresno, the city of Coalinga is a hallowed spot in membrane desalination history for two reasons: it was the site of the first commercial electrodialysis (ED)...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

Cape Town approaching Day Zero

Rarely is the date of an approaching catastrophe so well defined that it can be predicted by a countdown. However, according to Cape Town’s mayor, the city currently doesn’t have a detailed plan of...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

RFP issued for BWRO project

A request for proposals (RFP) has been issued by the city of Punta Gorda, Florida, for its Shell Creek Water Treatment Plant Reverse Osmosis Addition. The project consists of a 4 MGD (15,140 m3/d)...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

New UF membrane/module tested

Clean Membranes, a Massachusetts-based UF membrane provider, has completed a six-month pilot study demonstrating its C2-UF WR membrane system’s performance in a reuse application that filtered...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

Two MBR projects awarded to H2O Innovations

H2O Innovation has been awarded two modular MBR projects by the state of New York for installation in its state parks. The plants have capacities of 25,000 GPD (95 m3/d)and 15,000 GPD (57 m3/d) and...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

New name for Enpar Technologies

Ontario, Canada’s Enpar Technologies has changed its name to Current Water Technologies. The company, which offers electrochemical technologies to treat water and wastewater technologies, has also...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

RFC release for Carson water recycling expansion plant

An RFP for general contractors to install a tertiary MBR (tMBR) and the MF phase II plant expansion of the West Basin Municipal Water District’s Carson (California) Regional Water Recycling Plant...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

Taweelah RO IWP will consist of two plants

Following up on ADWEA’s recent announcement that it was requesting EOIs for the new 908,400 m3/d (240 MGD) Taweelah RO IWP in Abu Dhabi, Dr Saif Saleh Al Seairi, the acting director-general of...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

Bid invitation release to supply 420 BWRO membrane elements

The city of Scottsdale, Arizona has issued an invitation to bid the supply of 420 BWRO membrane elements, which is the equivalent of three RO trains with 140 elements per train, with orders to be...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

Texas Commissioners to purchase SWRO plant of M&G Polymers

Port of Corpus Christi, Texas commissioners have voted to submit an offer to purchase the SWRO plant constructed by M&G Polymers at its Corpus Christi plastics manufacturing plant, which is...

Water Desalination Report, 22-01-2018

Minera Candelaria SWRO expansion

The Candelaria mine has agreed to sell 170 l/s (14,688m3/d) of desalinated water to Aguas Chañar ...

Corpus Christi SWRO, TX

On 16 January 2018, the Port of Corpus Christi approved a proposal to submit a bid to purchase th...

Ad Dur 2 IWPP

The deadline for bids was extended to 15 January 2018. Of the fifteen companies that submitted st...

Taweelah IWP

ADWEA has issued a request for expressions of interest in the project. The deadline for submissio...

Visakh Refinery SWRO

Bids were received from BGR Energy Systems, Bharat Heavy Electricals, Driplex Water Engineering, ...

PEISEZ desalination and power plant (multiple phases)

The client has pre-qualified 11 companies and consortia: 1) Mapna Group; 2) Jahanpars Engineering...

Silicon Valley AWPC expansion, CA

SCVWD intends to host a special two-hour workshop on P3 delivery for the Expedited Purified Water...

Visakh Refinery Water Recycling Plant

Part of a contract to build and operate a 700m3/hr (16,800m3/d) ultrafiltration and reverse osmos...

Lamerd & Mohr SWRO

Only one consortium submitted a proposal (Farassan/Farabresan Sarzamin), meaning that the future ...

Mombasa Desal Plants

Four of the shortlisted companies (Envirogen Group, Acciona Agua, Aquaswiss AG, and Almar Water S...

Hampton Roads ASR project, VA

HRSD announced on 8th January 2018 that the construction of the demo plant is on schedule. The ch...

Beaumont Salt Mitigation Facility, CA

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the contract to provide construction managemen...

Los Pelambres

Environmental approval for the ancillary works for the mine (including the desalination plant) is...

Taweelah IWP

ADWEA has issued a request for expressions of interest in the project. The intention is to have a...

Morro Bay WWTP, CA

The cost of the entire project at the South Bay site (including recycled water) is $150.4 million...

Thane City I

The bid submissions deadline has been pushed back yet again, and now falls on 24 January 2018. Bi...

Tri-Valley reuse, CA

In a new Drought Contingency Plan prepared for the Bay Area Regional Reliability (BARR) initiativ...

Sfax

A shortlist is expected by April 2018 at the latest. Previously, Sonede received nine expressions...

Phase 2, Southern Tunisia brackish water plants

The tender for the construction of the BWRO plants is now expected to be launched in February 201...

Kerkennah

Sonede has launched a request for proposals from consultants to carry out feasibility studies. In...

Gwadar desalination plant

While the Chinese government has provisioned $130 million to establish the desalination plant and...

Jebel Ali power station SWRO

DEWA is understood to have requested final bids with improved prices from three bidders: Acciona/...

Wadi Al Ain RO plant

A site visit has been scheduled for 5th February 2018. Bids must be submitted by 26 February 2018.

Shuqaiq 3

An RFQ has been issued, and the deadline for the submission of SoQs has been set at 22 January 20...

Short Term Low Volume (STLV) Seawater Desalination Plant Expansion, Southern Governorate, Gaza

Expressions of interest are due on 4th January 2018 from contractors interested in pre-qualifying...

Bushehr SWRO

Eight qualified companies and consortia have submitted technical and financial proposals to the c...

Paphos SWRO

The bid submissions deadline has been extended, and now falls on 27 February 2018.

Silicon Valley AWPC expansion, CA

SCVWD intends to re-issue the RFQ in late January 2018 in order to expand the list of qualified P...

Marin Municipal Water District reuse, CA

The revised bid tabulation for the Novato South Service Area/LGVSD-MMWD Recycled Water Project, w...

Empalme & Guayamas Desalination Plant

The consortium of FCC Aqualia and Aqualia México has been awarded the project, with a formal cont...