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RFP issued for SWRO IWP

Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC), formerly the Water and Electricity Company, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the Yanbu 4 IWP to ten pre-qualified teams. The teams were selected...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

The looming membrane drought

Over the next three years, GWI has projected that 23 million m3/d (87 billion GPD) of new RO desalination production capacity will be contracted, almost 90 percent of which will be SWRO. That total...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Membranes are one delivery challenge…

In the preceding story, the impacts that a robust RO market, coupled with a pending surge in mega-SWRO projects in the Middle East, will have on RO membrane deliveries and pricing were considered....

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Digitizing Desalination

Touring a large seawater desalination plant is an eye-opening experience. Walking through the canyons created by racks of pressure vessels containing thousands, or tens of thousands of membrane...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

‘Brains for Brine’ Challenge issued

A major new luxury tourist development on Saudi Arabia’s northwest coast promises to be “an exquisite sanctuary offering indulgent experiences, seamlessly customized to the unique needs of each...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Military sites need water and power

As part of its planning program, the US Department of the Navy has issued a Request for White Papers to identify interest and sources to help it achieve energy and water security and resiliency for...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Residents demand desal

By reading the headline alone, it will be obvious to most readers that this story is not about Huntington Beach, California. Rather, it is about citizens in South Mumbai, India, and is based on a...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Desal legislative update

Kyle Frazier, the executive director of the Texas Desalination Association (TexasDesal) updated WDR on the progress of the 140-day biennial legislative session, which ended last week.

He told WDR, “...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Jobs: Director of Manufacturing

Applied Biomimetic is seeking a Director of Manufacturing for its new facility in the greater Washington, DC, area in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Interested applicants may respond to Evan Tolstoj at...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Red Sea brine desalination challenge

SAUDI ARABIA – The Red Sea Development Company has launched a brine desalination challenge that calls on academics, scientists, engineers, and the water industry to develop new solutions to...

Desal Data Weekly, 09-06-2019

Gwadar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended until 17 July 2019, with technical bids due to be ...

West Qeshm SWRO

A single technical and financial proposal from Alborz Water Treatment Co. is under evaluation. Th...

Asaluyeh Rural Complex SWRO

The client re-issued a request for statements of qualification on 11 June 2019. The new submissio...

Tourgan SWRO

A single technical and financial proposal from Sazab Kian Paad Co. is under evaluation. The price...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1

Bids for the role of general contractor were received from W.M. Lyles ($40,178,000) and Shimmick ...

Hassyan SWRO

A request for expressions of interest from potential developers has been issued. The deadline for...

La Paz, Baja California Sur

An open tender is now expected to be launched in June 2019 at the earliest. A detailed project re...

Bandar Abbas small SWRO

To build, own and operate a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant with a capacity of 40,000m³/d, ...

Borazjan SWRO

To build, own and operate a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant with a capacity of 17,000m³/d, ...

Uran SWRO, Mumbai

The previous tender is understood to have been cancelled. A re-tender is possible by the end of J...

El Paso DPR, TX

Carollo Engineers is expected to complete 30% design in summer 2019, and TCEQ approval of the pre...

Kandla desalination plant

The detailed project report (DPR) for the proposed desalination plant is expected to be completed...

Paradip Port desal plant

An open tender is now expected to be launched in June 2019 at the earliest. A detailed project re...

Kamarajar Port (Ennore) desal plant

The detailed project report which is under preparation by NIOT (National Institute of Ocean Techn...

Rainbow Nagar brackish water desalination

The client has re-tendered the project, and has set a new bid submissions deadline of 14 June 2019.

Rainbow Nagar brackish water desalination

The client has re-tendered the project, and has set a new bid submissions deadline of 14 June 2019.

Águilas SWRO expansion

The opening of the bids, which was originally slated to take place on 13 May 2019, has been postp...

North City Pure Water Facility

Bids relating to the $398 million construction contract for Phase I of the North City Pure Water ...

Tuticorin thermal desal

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

Tuticorin thermal desal

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

Chennai 4 (Perur)

The client expects to announce consultants by the end of July 2019, after three teams submitted b...

Yanbu 4

A request for proposals has been issued to ten qualified teams: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/Haaco/A...

Chennai Nemmeli II

GWI understands that the Tedagua/Tecton team has been issued a letter of award to build and opera...

West Qeshm SWRO

The client has qualified ten companies to bid: 1) Mapsa Co.; 2) Omran Sazan Mahab Co.; 3) Solar S...

Tourgan SWRO

The client has qualified ten companies to bid: 1) Mapsa Co.; 2) Omran Sazan Mahab Co.; 3) Solar S...

Guerbes SWRO

The tender has been mothballed and AEC plans to reissue it in July 2019 in a bid to attract more ...

Hassyan SWRO

The client has officially confirmed the appointment of an advisory team comprising EY (financial)...

Barka 5 IWP

An RFP has been issued, with a bid deadline on 26 September 2019. Nine teams submitted statements...

Turkana desalination project

The county government of Turkana is keen to exploit water from the huge Lotikipi Basin Aquifer to...

Hyperion AWTF, CA

A team of Walsh Construction and Brown & Caldwell is in pole position to pick up the design-build...