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Desal’s most successful developer

Few companies exemplify the water-power relationship better than ACWA Power, the Saudi Arabia-based developer of power generation and seawater desalination projects. In March 2020, it will be 70...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

MBR/RO/AOP reuse plant testing begins

Last week, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County inaugurated their Regional Recycled Water Advanced Purification Center in...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

Construction begins for Shuqaiq 3 IWP desalination plant

The cornerstone ceremony signaling the official start of construction for Saudi Arabia’s Shuqaiq 3 Independent Water Project (IWP) was held last week. Acciona will be the EPC contractor for the...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

Toray to supply SWRO membranes to Shuaibah 4 and Shuaibah 3 expansion projects

Toray Membrane announced that it has received orders to supply its SWRO membranes on two SWRO projects in Saudi Arabia. The first project is 400,000 m3/d (105.7 MGD) Shuaibah 4 (ex Jeddah 4)...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

Three bids receive for initial design of Águilas-Guadalentín SWRO plant expansion

Acuamed, Spain’s state-owned water company has received three bids for the initial design of a 27,000 m3/d (7.1 MGD) expansion of the 160,000 m3/d (42.3 MGD) Águilas-Guadalentín SWRO plant, on the...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

Veolia HPD to supply evaporator system to Saint Gaudens

Veolia Water’s HPD group has been selected to supply a turnkey evaporator system consisting for Fibre Excellence’s Kraft pulp mill in Saint-Gaudens, France. The system will consist of a two-effect,...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

EOI submission for Gaza Central Desalination Plant extends

The deadline for expressions of interest (EOI) for a DBO contract for the 150,000 m3/d (40 MGD) Gaza Central Desalination Plant has been extended to 11 November. The Palestinian Water Authority...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

Newterra buys TIGG

Newterra, the Canadian water and wastewater treatment technology provider, has announced the acquisition of TIGG, the Arkansas-based provider of a broad range of activated carbon and media...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

DuPont introduce new fouling-resistant membrane

DuPont Water Solutions has announced the launch of a new, fouling-resistant SWRO membrane element. The Filmtec SW30XFR-400/34 is said to have state-of-the-art features including fouling-resistance,...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

Sohar 3 IWP commission by consortium team

A consortium consisting of Spain’s Sacyr (51%), Oman Brunei Investment Company (25%) and Sogex Oman (24%) has commissioned the Sohar 3 IWP on Oman’s Al Batinah coast, north of Muscat, on 3 October....

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-2019

Facility E IWPP

A request for proposals has been issued, with a deadline of 10 February 2020. Sources have indica...

Barka 5 IWP

Just two teams are understoof to have submitted bids for the project: GS Inima and Veolia. A team...

Cabo San Lucas expansion

In a recent statement, the mayor of Los Cabos indicated that the project tender would be issued b...

Faure permanent reuse scheme

Detailed design of the plant is still in progress, and a construction tender is slated for 2020-2...

Yanbu 4 IWP

Proposals were received from the following consortia: 1) ACWA Power/Gulf Investment Corporation/A...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant

Expressions of interest in the DBO contract are now due in on 11 November 2019. Two participants ...

Tuticorin FGD desal

Tender documentation will be made available from 11 October 2019, and a pre-bid meeting has been ...

Águilas SWRO expansion

The contract for drawing up the initial design project has been awarded to Arada for €125,292.

Mahdia (phase 1)

Sonede is preparing the terms of reference ahead of a tender for a consultant to carry out pre-fe...

Sfax

Sonede now expects to award the contract in Q2 2020. Two of the six shortlisted bidders submitted...

Morro Bay WWTP, CA

Suez has been confirmed as the winner of the MBR systems supply contract.

Fortaleza SWRO

The client has posted a second draft "edital" and accompanying contract documents to its website,...

Tangestan SWRO

The client re-issued a request for statements of qualification on 29 September 2019. The submissi...

Asaluyeh SWRO

The client re-issued a request for statements of qualification on 29 September 2019. The submissi...

Kundli CETP upgrade

To upgrade an existing 4,000m³/d common effluent treatment plant (CETP) to include tertiary treat...

Southeast Wellfield (Polk County, FL)

A conceptual design report for the proposed Southwest Wellfield WTP – developed by Carollo Engine...

Uran SWRO, Mumbai

A re-tender is now likely in September 2019.

Cabo San Lucas expansion

The tender is now expected to be issued in Q4 2019. On 30 July 2019, the governor of Baja Califor...

Pure Water Soquel, CA

SoQs for the progressive design-build contract relating to the AWPF and the addition of tertiary ...

Torrevieja SWRO expansion

The list of bidders for the 2-year, €670,000 engineering services contract relating to the initia...

Alicante I

On 24 September 2019, Sacyr's €8.001 million bid was declared the most advantageous, and the cont...

Alicante II

On 24 September 2019, Sacyr's €8.001 million bid was declared the most advantageous, and the cont...

Beaumont Salt Mitigation Facility, CA

At its meeting on 2nd October 2018, City Council voted to award the construction contracts, as fo...

North City Pure Water Facility

The initial $1.25 billion phase of the project will be part-funded through a $614 million WIFIA l...

Port of Cape Town SWRO

TNPA is looking to appoint a consultant in the next couple of months, with a view to completing s...

Palo Alto Reuse, CA

At its meeting on 23 September 2019, Palo Alto City Council is due to review a draft treated effl...

Asaluyeh Rural Complex SWRO

The client re-issued a request for statements of qualification on 16 September 2019. The submissi...

Grünau desal pilot

NamWater has launched separate RFPs for the construction of the plants at Grünau and Bethanie. Th...

Bethanie Desal Pilot

NamWater has launched separate RFPs for the construction of the plants at Grünau and Bethanie. Th...

Ventura Water IPR/DPR phase 1

The final EIR relating to the proposed advanced water purification facility was delivered in mid-...