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Round 2 PFAS project attracts 2 bidders

During the initial, 5 March bid submittal date, none of the eight prequalified contractors submitted bids to expand and upgrade Brunswick County’s Northwest Water Treatment Plant in Fayetteville....

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-2020

Gradiant acquires Aussie engineering firm

Gradiant, the Boston-based industrial water treatment company, has announced the acquisition of CRS Water, an Australian-owned engineering and technology company specializing in the design,...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-2020

The Desal industry reacts to a pandemic

Last week, Poseidon Water issued a press release detailing the steps that they have taken to ensure the continued production of fresh water at the Carlsbad Desalination Plant. Measures that were...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-2020

Antelope Water Management buys KMX Membrane Technologies

Antelope Water Management, LLC, a Texas-based water services provider for the upstream oil and gas industry, has announced that it has closed the acquisition of KMX Membrane Technologies, a...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Veolia to supply HPD crystallizer to Dead Sea plant

Veolia Water Technologies will provide an HPD crystallizer system for a processing plant designed to extract high-quality potash fertilizer from the brines of the Dead Sea. The units will replace...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Borja Blanco wrongfully terminated in ERI

Borja Blanco, ERI’s former senior vice president of sales, reports that Spain’s Supreme Court has concluded that he was wrongfully terminated in September 2014 by a former ERI CEO, who was himself...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Carlos Camero appointed at Protec Arisawa

Carlos Camero has been appointed as Protec Arisawa’s vice president of sales for the Americas.Formerly the senior vice president of global sales for Voltea, he is based in Jacksonville, Florida,...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Chris Claessen resigned at Safbon Water

Chris Claessen, with 30 years of desalination engineering experience and the former CEO of Safbon Water Technology, has left the firm and is available for full time or contract employment. He is...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Lynne Gulizia retired from Toray Membrane

From Lynne Gulizia: It is with much anticipation, and a bit of sadness, that I am announcing my retirement from Toray Membrane, effective June 30th. My 39-year career in the membrane industry has...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Jobs: Seawater Desalination Engineer at Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch is looking for a Seawater Desalination Engineer with 10 years or more experience in the design of large SWRO plants. Must be well versed in process design, development of...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Bahía de Palma - Spain

O&M for three years, renewable thereafter by up to two years in one-year increments. To operate and maintain the 64,800m3/d Bahía de Palma desalination plant, which is currently operated by Suez. B...

Fortaleza SWRO - Brazil

On 4th February 2020, the Tribunal de Contas of Ceará State issued a series of recommendations for altering the draft "edital", which it claims could generate savings of around BRL49 million ($11.5...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1 - U.S.A.

An RFP relating to the contract to operate the future North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter is now expected to be sent to shortlisted bidders in Q1 2020, ahead of an award by 30 June 2020. The short...

Cabo San Lucas expansion - Mexico

The procurement schedule for the project has been pushed back, with a project tender now anticipated in March 2020. The national government's infrastructure plan, released on 26 November 2019, envi...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant - Palestine

The EIB has launched a tender process for a €4.8 million three-year technical assistance contract to help implement the proposed desalination project. Expressions of interest are due in on 6th Marc...

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

Three companies have been shortlisted for the O&M contract – which is styled as an "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract: Inframark, Jacobs, and Suez. An award is likely to follow in ...

Los Pelambres - Chile

Aquatech has been awarded the contract to supply the desalination system. Bechtel Engineering holds the EPC contract in January 2019.

Erongo Region Desalination Plant - Namibia

The concept workshop for the desalination feasibility study was held in Windhoek on 29-30 January 2020, and brought all the stakeholders together to evaluate the preliminary findings. The study, wh...

South Tarawa Water Supply Project - Kiribati

The tendering schedule for the project has been delayed, with the contracts for the desalination plant and the water network now expected to be tendered at the end of Q2 2020.

Tuticorin FGD desal - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended yet again, and now falls on 14 February 2020. The project is open to international competitive bidding.

Pure Water Project Las Virgenes-Triunfo - U.S.A.

The RFP process for the preparation of a Preliminary Engineering and Environmental Constraints Analysis Report relating to the Pure Water Project has been placed on indefinite hold. The original bi...

Alger West (Fouka Marine) - Algeria

AEC has shortlisted two companies following the evaluation of technical bids. Financial bids will be opened on 2nd March 2020, after which the low bidder will provisionally be awarded the contract....

El Tarf - Algeria

AEC has shortlisted three companies following the evaluation of technical bids. Financial bids will be opened on 2nd March 2020, after which the low bidder will provisionally be awarded the contrac...

Guerbes SWRO - Algeria

AEC issued a new open tender for the project in September 2019, after a previous restricted RFP failed to garner enough interest. Bids are due to be opened on 3rd February 2020, with a contract awa...

Souk Tleta - Algeria

AEC launched a new RFP for a contractor in November 2019 (a previous tender process was mothballed after just one offer was received). Bidders have until 23 March 2020 to submit their offers, and t...

Kundli CETP upgrade - India

The contract has been awarded to Subhash Infra Engineers.

Panki Thermal Power reuse - India

The contract has been awarded to Suez India.

Western Galilee - Israel

A request for statements of qualification has been issued by the client. The deadline for submissions is 1st June 2020. Qualification details and application forms can be found at bit.ly/37pDurZ

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

An RFP has been issued. Ten teams were qualified to bid on the project in August 2019: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) Cobra; 4) Engie; 5) Malakoff; 6) Marubeni/Marafiq; 7) Mitusbishi C...

Sutrapada desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Mandvi desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Devbhoomi Dwarka desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Bhavnagar desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Tourgan SWRO - Iran

The client has cancelled the tender process, and is likely to merge the planned capacity into the West Qeshm Island SWRO project.

West Qeshm SWRO - Iran

The client has cancelled the tender process, and is likely to issue a new tender for a larger capacity plant in the west of Qeshm Island.

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

Interviews with the four companies which are believed to have been pre-qualified for the O&M contract – which is styled as an "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract – are scheduled to ...

Torrevieja SWRO expansion - Spain

The results of the technical evaluation of the proposals submitted for the initial design project are as follows: 1) arada Ingeniería/Desalia Water: 16.25 pts; 2) Ecoagua Ingenieros/Eptisa Servicio...

Valdelentisco O&M contract - Spain

To operate and maintain the 136,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant at Valdelentisco in Murcia under an O&M contract for three years. The asset is currently operated by Suez Treatment Solutions ...

Yanbu 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Market rumours have suggested that the Engie-led bid is now considered the frontrunner; however no official announcement has been made, and expectations of an award before the end of 2019 were not ...

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

Market rumours have suggested that the ACWA Power-led bid has emerged as the frontrunner; however no official announcement has been made. Four teams submitted bids on 15 December 2019: 1) ACWA Powe...