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Mobile evaporator concentrates brine

When a North American chemical manufacturer on the US Gulf Coast was recently faced with a brine management issue, it turned to Aquatech International and its MoVap technology. The MoVap was...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Applicants invited to Pitch-to-Pilot

Through its Desalination and Water Purification Research Program, the US Bureau of Reclamation has announced a two-phase, $1 million funding opportunity in which selected applicants will pitch...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

392 elements in 1 pressure vessel

Veolia’s second field test of its Barrel is well underway at a seawater desalination plant in Oman. According to Jean-Baptiste Thubert, the technical director of Veolia’s Sidem group, the unit was...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Dr. Roger Francis to conduct Avoiding Corrosion in SWRO Desalination Plants webcast

A free webcast entitled Avoiding Corrosion in SWRO Desalination Plants will be held on Tuesday, 19 May at 2:00 PM EDT. Dr Roger Francis, an independent corrosion consultant, will give the...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

WRF released two RFPs for potable and non-potable water reuse research

The California State Water Board has awarded a grant to the Water Research Foundation (WRF) for a project to enhance the scientific understanding of non-potable and potable water reuse. Following...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Veolia HPD to supply crystallizers to Australia's dry salt lake deposits

Australia-based Salt Lake Potash has awarded Veolia’s HPD group a contract to supply two crystallizers for its dry salt lake deposits in Western Australia’s Northern Goldfields. Solar evaporation...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition postponed to May 2021

The International Water Association’s (IWA) World Water Congress & Exhibition has been postponed until 9-14 May 2021. It will still take place in Copenhagen, Denmark. For details, visit ...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Azrieli Group sold GES shares

Israel’s Azrieli Group, a real estate developer, has sold its holdings in GES Global Environment Solutions—the company that built, owned and operated the 274,000 m3/d (72.4 MGD) Palmachim SWRO...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Jobs: American Water Chemicals seeking Technical Sales Professionals

American Water Chemicals is seeking to hire Technical Sales Professionals around the country to accommodate their rapid growth. All applicants should have prior RO membrane-related experience....

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Webinar outlined Desal Hub Roadmap

Last week, the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) presented its 2020 Roadmap Plans for the Energy-Water Desal Hub in a webinar for more than 350 registrants.

NAWI outlined its roadmap...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Jazan 1 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q4 2021, a request for qualifications later that same quarter, and a r...

Rabigh 5 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the first quarter of 2023. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2023, a request for qualifications later that sam...

Jubail 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the first quarter of 2023. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q4 2023, a request for qualifications later that sam...

Rayyis 2 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the first quarter of 2023. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2024, a request for qualifications in Q3 2024, an...

Shoaiba 6 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The project was included in SWPC’s long-term plans for capacity-building, and was expected to be commissioned in 2029. However it was not included in SWPC's most recent procrement forecasts, coveri...

Jubail 5 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The project was included in SWPC’s long-term plans for capacity-building, and was expected to be commissioned in 2030. However it was not included in SWPC's most recent procurement forecasts, cover...

Rabigh 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2020.

Valdelentisco O&M contract renewal - Spain

The suspension of the tender process invoked by the state of emergency legislation has now been lifted because of the urgent necessity to award the contract so as to ensure continuity of service af...

Dholera Industrial City desal - India

An RFQ-cum-RFP has been released seeking a consultant to carry out a techno-economic analysis and an environmental impact assessment in order to assess the feasibility of the project. A site visit ...

Valdelentisco O&M contract renewal - Spain

The suspension of the tender process invoked by the state of emergency legislation has now been lifted because of the urgent necessity to award the contract so as to ensure continuity of service af...

Indian Wells Valley BWRO - U.S.A.

The Indian Wells Valley Water District board discussed a range of alternative water supply options at its meeting on 14 April 2020, including the implementation of brackish water desalination. The ...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, discussions between the client and the two bidders are ongoing on a virtual basis, with the announcement of a preferred bidder expected imminently.

Tuticorin - India

To operate and maintain an existing 20,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant at Tuticorin, which was built an is operated by Tecton Engineering and Construction LLC. The scope also in...

Morgan SWRO plant (GUPCO) - Egypt

The project is being developed and built by the Egypt-based IDWT Group.

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 likely to be sent to shortlisted bidders in late May 2020, ahead of a projected award in September ...

Musandam water supply - Oman

The client has issued a request for expressions of interest from potential developers. The deadline for submissions is Monday 27 April 2020.

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 14 April 2020, City Council voted unanimously to approve a settlement between Antioch and the California Department of Water Resources which will provide $27 million for the plann...

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

At its meeting on 7th April 2020, the Soquel Creek Water District board voted unanimously to award phase 1 of the "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract to Jacobs for $300,000. Phase 1...

Shandong Yantai Haiyang Nuclear Power Desalination Project - China

Currently under feasibility study by the Institute of Seawater Desalination and Multipurpose Utilization, Tianjin.

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

At its meeting on 7th April 2020, the Soquel Creek Water District board is due to vote on whether to award phase 1 of the "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract to Jacobs for $300,000....

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

The official deadline for bids is understood to have been extended to 12 July. An RFP for the contract was issued in January 2020. Ten teams were qualified to bid on the project in August 2019: 1) ...

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

A team of Abengoa and Sepco III has been selected to undertake the EPC work.

Kay Bailey Hutchison BWRO expansion (phase 1) - U.S.A.

The planned expansion of the plant has been granted $2.05 million by the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

Safi - Morocco

The desalination plant at Safi will form part of the Safi Phosphate Hub (SPH), OCP’s new industrial site. OCP wants to have the plant online by 2025-2026. The company is currently running studies t...

Jorf Lasfar extension - Morocco

OCP has appointed JESA, a subsidiary of Worley, to build the 30,900m3/d extension of the plant. Works are expected to start over summer 2020 and take 18 months to complete. OCP has decided that it ...

Phosboucraâ SWRO - Morocco

OCP has received three bids, and expects a fourth one shortly. It then hopes to award the contract in June or July 2020 so that works can start in September. Construction is expected to take two ye...

New Jorf Lasfar desalination plant - Morocco

OCP is currently running studies to determine the location of the intake, the choice of technology, and other design considerations. It is also assessing how renewable energy could be coupled with ...

Vadinar Refinery SWRO - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 30 April 2020.

Brazosport BWRO pilot plant - U.S.A.

The wells have now been completed, and are currently being tested. Procurement of the 545m³/d pilot RO treatment plant is still on track for May 2020. Once constructed, the pilot will run for 90 da...

Bhavnagar desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer has been extended again, and now falls on 27 April 2020. T