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Court to review §316(b) for small intakes

Oral arguments concerning the EPA Clean Water Act permit rule §316(b) for cooling water intake structures were scheduled to begin this past Friday. The US Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit will...

Water Desalination Report, 18-09-2017

EPA postpones power plant ELG rule

Last week, the US EPA finalized a rule that will postpone certain compliance dates of its Effluent Limit Guidelines [ELGs] and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Plant Generating Point Source...

Water Desalination Report, 18-09-2017

Irma’s path of destruction

Before making landfall at Cudjoe Key in the Florida Keys early Sunday morning, 10 September, Hurricane Irma spent several days cutting a wide swath across 13 Caribbean countries. Irma made her...

Water Desalination Report, 18-09-2017

BWRO marks 10th anniversary

El Paso Texas Water welcomed employees, legislators and industry experts to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Kay Bailey Hutchison (KBH) Desalination Plant. The plant, which has a blended water...

Water Desalination Report, 18-09-2017

Solar/thermal desal funding expected

Next week, the US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is expected to issue a funding opportunity announcement that will support research, development and...

Water Desalination Report, 18-09-2017

Tender release for desal plants for emergency water supplies

New Zealand’s Wellington Water has issued a tender for Desal Plants for Emergency Water Supplies. The goal is to provide desal plants to areas that do not have access to alternative water sources...

Water Desalination Report, 18-09-2017

SEDA to conduct post treatment and corrosion control workshop

The Southeast Desalting Association will hold a post-treatment and corrosion control workshop in Naples, Florida, on 26 September and another on membrane systems basics on 3-5 October in...

Water Desalination Report, 18-09-2017

Joe Lauria

Joe Lauria has been named Black & Veatch’s vice president and director of planning and growth for the company’s water business, with primary focus on the California, Florida and Texas markets....

Water Desalination Report, 18-09-2017

City of Cape Town release RFC tender for two SWRO plants

The city of Cape Town, South Africa, has issued a tender to design, build and operate two 2,000 m3/d (0.53 MGD) SWRO plants. One plant will be located at Strandfontein, 320km (200 mi) north of Cape...

Water Desalination Report, 10-09-2017

Coley Ali

Coley Ali has been named strategic business development manager for Koch Membrane Systems (KMS). Most recently, he had been a vice president of MuniQuip SoCal, and prior to that he was western...

Water Desalination Report, 10-09-2017

Hays County BWRO, TX

The results of the feasibility study being conducted by Carollo Engineers are now expected by the...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

The project costs were revised on 15 September 2017 in the light of several developments, most no...

Brazosport BWRO, TX

In September 2017, as part of the ongoing feasibility study being conducted by Hazen and Sawyer, ...

Linhai Reuse Project

The tender process could get underway in June 2018. Previously, the proposed capacity was increas...

Tainan desalination plant

The tender process could get underway in late 2018. Meanwhile, the Environmental Protection Admin...

Cape Town

On 8th September 2017, the City issued an RFP relating to the supply of two vessel-based desalina...

Shoaiba 3 expansion 2 IWP

The financial package supporting the $325 million project has been signed. It will be funded on a...

Shoaiba 3 expansion 2 IWP

The financial package supporting the $325 million project has been signed. It will be funded on a...

Thane City I

The bid submissions deadline has been further extended, and now falls on 9th October 2017. Bid en...

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA

At the end of August 2017, the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board confirmed that Pose...

Praia Grande

A trio of requests for expressions of interest have been issued in relation to the proposed proje...

Aguas Chañar SWRO

The GS Inima-led team has emerged as the low bidder for the project. The bidding results are as f...

Cape Town

On 1st September 2017, the City of Cape Town issued a tender to design, build and operate two 2,0...

OSCOM Chatrapur SWRO

The bid submissions deadline relating to the 500m3/d MED-TVC plant has been extended, and now fal...

Tuticorin Power Plant SWRO

A tender has been released for consultancy services relating to the preparation of a detailed pro...

Jodiya desalination plant

The Essel Infra/Abeinsa (Abengoa) team has emerged as the low bidder, closely followed by Saudi B...

Radomiro Tomic Mine

The shortlist of companies which submitted expressions of interest in the BOOT contract is now ex...

Monterey Bay Regional Water Project, CA

The release of the project's environmental impact report, which is under preparation by Dudek & A...

Perris II Desalter

Bids for the construction of the AquaSel brine concentration demo project were received from Envi...

Oxnard desal expansion, CA

A drinking water rate increase was approved by the City Council on 11 July 2017 and will take in ...

Antioch BWRO, CA

The City has filed a notice of preparation for the environmental impact report relating to the pr...

Kandla desalination plant

The submissions deadline for consultancy bids has been extended, and now falls on 15 September 20...

Beckton II

Thames Water now expects to deliver its Desalination Option Feasibility Report in September 2017.

Los Pelambres

Antofagasta Minerals has said that a new plan to share the seawater intake infrastructure with th...

Corpus Christi industrial BOO, TX

As of July 2017, project proponent Seven Seas Water is continuing to work on site selection for t...

Dominga Mine

An appeal from Andes Iron against a rejection of the project's environmental clearance was quashe...

Empalme & Guayamas Desalination Plant

Fourteen companies are understood to have purchased tender documents to date: Agua de México; Alv...

Facility E IWPP

An RFQ has been released, and the deadline for the submission of statements of qualification has ...

Thane City I

The bid submissions deadline has been further extended, and now falls on 15 September 2017. Bid e...

Radomiro Tomic Mine

To construct an SWRO desalination plant featuring UF pre-treatment at Caleta Viuda, 14km south of...