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Pitch-to-pilot funding program announced

A streamlined funding program dubbed ‘pitch-to-pilot” has been launched by the Bureau of Reclamation to identify new, innovative desalination and water purification technologies or processes. First...

Water Desalination Report, 07-05-2019

Delivering $0.40/m3 desalted seawater

A pre-conference workshop at GWI’s recent Global Water Summit in London focused on the cost of seawater desalination. Recognizing that the record low bid prices of three large-scale SWRO projects...

Water Desalination Report, 07-05-2019

A single-tunnel Water Resilience Portfolio

In April 2018, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) approved its $10.8 billion share of the then-governor’s $16.7 billion WaterFix infrastructure project. The 9,000 cfs (254...

Water Desalination Report, 07-05-2019

Event raises money for Gaza SWRO project

Last week, an EU pledging conference on the Gaza Central Desalination Plant & Associated Works Project announced that 456 million ($511 million) of financial support has been mobilized for a...

Water Desalination Report, 07-05-2019

EPA seek comments for draft interim recommendations for groundwater contaminated PFOA and PFOS

The US EPA has issued draft interim recommendations for groundwater contaminated with PFOA and PFOS, opening a 45-day public comment period. The guidance is based on its current scientific...

Water Desalination Report, 07-05-2019

DEWA select Ernst & Young team bids for Hassyan SWRO project

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is reported to have selected a team led by Ernst & Young (EY) from among five bids received for a $1.3 million advisory services contract for the...

Water Desalination Report, 07-05-2019

OMWD to undergo one-year pump test

Following a 2017 draft feasibility study, Southern California’s Olivenhain Municipal Water District will undertake a one-year pump test will be conducted to determine the feasibility of the San...

Water Desalination Report, 07-05-2019

AMTA release call for applicants for Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement

The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) has issued a call for applicants for its Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement. The $10,000 Fellowship, which includes travel...

Water Desalination Report, 07-05-2019

SEPCOIII signed EPC contract for Jebel Ali SWRO plant

China’s SEPCOIII said it has signed an EPC contract to construct a 9 MiGD (10.8 MGD) SWRO plant for Emirates Global Aluminium’s (EAG) Jebel Ali, UAE, smelter facility. The five-train SWRO plant...

Water Desalination Report, 07-05-2019

Spring Garden desalination plant upgrade soon to complete

BARBADOS – The Barbados Water Authority revealed at the end of last week that upgrades at the Spring Garden desalination plant by Ionics Freshwater Limited were near completion. The plant was...

Desal Data Weekly, 03-05-2019

Hyperion AWTF, CA

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

Jaffna Peninsula

Bid evaluation is ongoing, and an award for the project could be made in June or July 2019. Accio...

Shuqaiq 3

Financial close for the project has now been reached, just months after the contract was official...

Legacy AMD (Witwatersrand Basin)

To build up to 180,000m3/d of desalination capacity involving one or two plants in the Central an...

Sfax

The submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 10 June 2019. As per JICA's pr...

Phase 2, Southern Tunisia brackish water plants

A shortlist is due to be assembled in the very near future, although the final RFP will not be is...

Jubail 3a IWP

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

Jubail 3b IWP

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

Growthpoint V&A SWRO

The developer is currently running feasibility studies, and plans to have the plant online in 202...

Soreq 2

Three bidders submitted offers for the contract: 1) Afcon/Acciona/Allied Investments; 2) Hutchiso...

West Coast Basin Brackish Water Reclamation Project

The Torrance Water Commission is due to hear an update on the project's feasibility study at its ...

Dahej desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline relating to the international competitive tender has been extended y...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant

On 15 May 2019, the EIB issued a works contract prior information notice signalling that the tend...

Santa Margarita Conjunctive Use Project, CA

The client issued a construction RFP on 16 April 2019, with bid opening scheduled for 28 May 2019.

Indian Wells Valley BWRO

At its meeting on 13 May 2019, the Indian Wells Valley Water District board heard the latest upda...

North City Pure Water Facility

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

Morro Bay WWTP, CA

On 23 April 2019, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt a resolution aut...

Basra SWRO

A massive seawater desalination project with supporting infrastructure, serving 11 cities in the ...

Corpus Christi SWRO, TX

On 14 May 2019, staff were due to provide a report to City Council on the siting and permitting w...

Dahej desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline relating to the international competitive tender has been extended a...

Providence desalination plant expansion

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 20 July 2019.

Punjab groundwater desalination pilot

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 20 July 2019.

Pipavav desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 20 July 2019.

Sutrapada desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 20 July 2019.

Mundra desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 20 July 2019.

Mundra desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 20 July 2019.

Growthpoint V&A SWRO

To build a 5,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant on Cape Town's V&A Waterfront, a major touris...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

The Marina City Council is required to file a final local action notice after CalAm withdrew its ...

Pure Water Project Demo

Attendees at the mandatory pre-bid conference relating to the construction of the demo project in...

Gwadar desalination plant

Bidding documents are now available, and a pre-bid meeting is scheduled to take place on 15 May 2...