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City’s water reserves below 50% trigger

Yesterday, the Sydney Water Authority said that its total storage and supply levels had fallen to 50 percent. That is the level at which preliminary design work is to begin on doubling the existing...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

EOIs called for Central SWRO project

Sixteen years ago last week, and following a feasibility study it commissioned, the West Bank/Gaza Mission of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) issued a request for proposals...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

State Reuse Plan released

During its recent update of California’s Recycled Water Policy, the State Water Resources Control Board set ambitious new recycled water goals. To help meet these goals and enhance the state’s...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Hydrogel harvests water from humidity

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS), led by Assistant Professor Tan Swee Ching, have demonstrated the ability to harvest water from humidity in the air above the sea’s surface...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

New tech reality check

As WDR has regularly noted, membrane distillation (MD) is still referred to as an “emerging technology”, despite the fact that its heritage as a desalination technology dates back nearly as far as...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

34th Annual WateReuse Symposium

The 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium will be held in San Diego, California, on 8-11 September, under the theme “Collaborate to Innovate”. For the first time, the conference will showcase reuse...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Kemco Systems buys Water Resources Inc.

Florida-based Kemco Systems has announced the acquisition of Water Resources, Inc., an Alabama-based supplier of dissolved air flotation (DAF) systems. According to Kemco CEO Tom Vanden Huevel, “...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Biwater new facility

California-based Biwater, Inc., has relocated its office and manufacturing operations from San Dimas to a new state-of-the-art fabrication facility in Rancho Cucamonga. The new facility, where it...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

BuRec to host Pitch to Pilot event in Mexico

The Bureau of Reclamation will hold its Pitch to Pilot event at the Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility (BGNDRF) in Alamogordo, New Mexico on 29 August. For information and...

Water Desalination Report, 12-08-2019

Paul Kelley leaves CalDesal

Paul Kelley, the executive director of CalDesal since April 2016, has announced that he has resigned his position effective 1 September, to pursue consulting opportunities. He will remain in...

Water Desalination Report, 12-08-2019

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 ...