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Lawsuit could delay SWRO construction

Late last week, the Marina Coast Water District filed a lawsuit against Monterey County and California American Water (CalAm), seeking a writ of mandate and injunctive relief to restrain...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

Bids sought for pilot desal plants

Two requests for proposals (RFP) have been issued by the Namibian Water Corporation (NamWater) to construct pilot membrane desalination plants. The plants will employ renewable energy technology at...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

SWRO water quality irregularities found

This past April, a few weeks after IDE Technologies sold its entire holdings in the Sorek Desalination Plant to the Dan Capital group, the Israel Water Authority filed a complaint concerning the...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

SCMA Honors Robby Isbell

At its annual conference last week, the South Central Membrane Association (SCMA) honored former board member Robby Isbell for his involvement in the organization and the membrane industry, by...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

David H. Koch (1940-2019)

David Koch, the former president of Koch Membrane Systems, died of prostate cancer on 23 August in New York City. He was 79 years old.

Born in Wichita, Kansas, he studied chemical engineering at the...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

TBW and Black&Veatch to discuss feasibility study of Tampa desalination plant expansion

Last week, Tampa Bay Water’s directors voted to enter into contract negotiations with Black & Veatch, to carry out a feasibility study into a 10-15 MGD (37,850-56,775 m3/d) expansion of its...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

Gradiant China enters agreement with China Everbright and Shaanxi Yanchang Kaiyue CTX

Gradiant China, a division of Gradiant Corporation, the Boston-based industrial water treatment specialist, has announced contracts with China Everbright and Shaanxi Yanchang Kaiyue CTX to deploy...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

SEDA offers three days membrane certification course on September

The Southeast Desalting Association (SEDA) is offering a membrane operators certification course entitled “Introduction to Membranes” on 17-19 September in Jacksonville, North Carolina. For more...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

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

Uran SWRO, Mumbai

A re-tender is now likely in September 2019.

Umm al Quwain IWP

Financial close is expected around the end of September, and the EPC team has received a limited ...

Sidi Ifni phase 1

ONEE has awarded the contract for the first phase of the plant to a consortium of EMCO (Lebanon) ...

Sidi Ifni phase 2

ONEE has awarded the contract for the first phase of the plant to a consortium of EMCO (Lebanon) ...

Bonaire desalination plant

The deadline for submissions on an RFP has been extended to 18 September. The intention is to for...

Carpinteria reuse, CA

Updated cost estimates for the project were presented at the end of August 2019, following the ki...

Narippaiyur SWRO

The bid submissions deadline relating to the consultancy tender has been extended yet again, and ...

Taweelah IWP

The signing of a water purchase agreement by the Emirates Water and Electricity Company has been ...

Uran SWRO, Mumbai

The project has been re-tendered, and tender documents are available from 11 September 2019. A pr...

Alice BWRO

The client now expects the first Texas Water Development Board loan to close in October 2019, at ...

South Bay Pure Water Facility

In an attempt to resolve the impasse around the awarding of contracts for the Pure Water San Dieg...

North City Pure Water Facility

In an attempt to resolve the impasse around the awarding of contracts for the Pure Water San Dieg...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

the state’s Supreme Court declined to hear a legal challenge filed by the City of Marina and the ...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1

An RFP relating to the contract to operate the future North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter is now...

Soreq 2

Two bidders have been shortlisted for the project: IDE Technologies, and Hutchison. Both bids rep...

Veritas Polychem SWRO

Environmental clearance for the proposed PVC manufacturing complex is now not expected to come th...

Pearl Distillery SWRO

An award is understood to have been made, and the name of the winning bidder could be disclosed l...

GWRS Phase III, CA

At its meeting on 4th September 2019, the OCWD board is expected to vote to award the constructio...

uMhlathuze reuse

An open RFQ is now expected to be released in late 2019 or early 2020.

Tighremt SWRO

The contract has been awarded to Amenhyd.

Gabès desalination plant phase 1

The deadline for the submission of statements of qualification has been extended, and now falls o...

El Paso DPR, TX

In August 2019 the project received $3.5 million in funding from the Bureau of Reclamation to fun...

Narippaiyur SWRO

The bid submissions deadline relating to the consultancy tender has been extended once more, and ...

South Oxnard Plain

The client is now planning to conduct in-house groundwater modelling to determine the feasibility...

Corpus Christi SWRO, TX 2

On 27 August 2019, the City Council directed City staff to begin the process of acquiring two pro...

Soreq 2

Two bidders have been shortlisted for the project: IDE Technologies and Hutchison. GWI understand...

Bafq BWRO

The contract has been awarded to Solar Sandross Co.

Mundra desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 27 August 2019.

Soreq

In 2019, IDE sold its 51% stake in the project as part of deal that would allow it to bid on a DB...

Narippaiyur SWRO

The bid submissions deadline relating to the consultancy tender has been extended again, and now ...