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MBR to replace, expand existing WWTP

Construction bids for the expansion of the Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) Regional Water Recycling Plant Number 5 (RP-5) have been opened, with W.M. Lyles, one of four pre-qualified...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

State’s water problems solved!

Despite billing itself as “a clean energy and water company” that was focused “on third world nations”, Arizona-based Green Star, LP clearly thinks it has something to offer the state of...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

More on UHP RO

WDR received several follow-up comments on its 18 May (wdr-2020-20) story on ultrahigh pressure (UHP) RO membranes. Two of those comments are included below:

CrossTek sales/marketing VP Stanton...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Pandemic delays Radomiro Tomic mine water supply project

Codelco’s $1 billion Radomiro Tomic mine water supply project could be delayed as a result of the ongoing pandemic. The project, which will involve a 72,576 m3/d (19.2 MGD) SWRO plant had been...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Orano Mining donates desalted water

In an effort to cushion the economic impact of the ongoing pandemic, Orano Mining Namibia has donated 200,000 m3 (53 Mgal) of desalted water, valued at N$6 million ($342,500) to local authorities...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Buddy Boysen appointed at CDM Smith

Buddy Boysen has accepted a position as project manager for CDM Smith. Formerly the engineering and technical director for Water Standard, he will remain in Houston, Texas, and may be contacted at...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Tri Huynh promoted at Toray

Tri Huynh, formerly the strategic accounts manager for Toray Membrane USA, has been named the company’s sales director. Since joining Toray in 2008 as a senior applications engineer, he has held...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Rick Ide joined Applied Membrane Inc.

Rick Ide, formerly a sales/applications manager with Microdyn-Nadir, has been appointed the manager of business development for Applied Membranes, Inc. He will remain based in Rock Hill, South...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Julie Bennett available for short-term assignments

Julie Bennett, the former marketing specialist at Water Standard and event lead at NOV, is available for short-term assignments as she considers a permanent position. She is based in Houston,...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Professor Nidal Hilal receives Menelaus Medal 2020

Professor Nidal Hilal, Swansea University’s Chair in Water Process Engineering and director of CWATER, has been awarded the Learned Society of Wales’ Menelaus Medal 2020, to celebrate excellence in...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Ashkelon - Israel

The SPV (VID Desalition Company) is 50% owned by IDE, 25% by Veolia & 25% by Dankner Ellern. The EPC contract has been awarded to a 50:50 JV between IDE and OTV. O&M will be undertaken by a company...

Abutaraba - Libya

Gecol has signed a contract with France’s Sidem to build the plant. The initial fincing would also appear to be in place as Sidem has received a letter of credit from the Central Bank of Libya. Con...

Haql Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation has been appointed by SWCC to provide consultancy services including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. Kuljian’s contract covers two plants on the Red Sea co...

Shuweihat 2 - United Arab Emirates

Based on ADWEA’s forecasts, the demand for water in Abu Dhabi will increase at an average growth rate of 6.8% per annum in the period 2003-15. ADWEA is therefore expected to continue its policy of ...

West Basin, CA - U.S.A.

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

This is a greenfield IWPP which will serve the Kingdom’s eastern region cities. Progress is very much dependent on what happens at Shoaiba – the first plant in the Kingdom’s IWPP programme (below)....

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Santa Cruz SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Chennai - Minjur - India

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Chemfab announced the project in January, explaining that a water shortage is constraining the expansion of its caustic soda plant. The expected cost of the water would be $1.04/m3. Energy supply i...

Salalah - Oman

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Khobar 4 - Saudi Arabia

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Project developed by Poseidon Resources on an unsolicited basis. The city council sent back the EIR for further clarifications in December, prompting the MWDOC to moot the possibility of taking ove...

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Consultant Black & Veatch commenced work on the project in 3Q 2003 and has delivered its report to the client (including the draft EPC documents). The next stage is for SWCC to launch a competitive...

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Chennai - Minjur - India

Santa Cruz SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1) - U.S.A.

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA - U.S.A.

Salalah - Oman

Mostaganem - Algeria