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Spanish JV awarded SWRO project

Hong Kong’s Water Supplies Department (WSD) has award-ed AJC, a consortium led by Acciona Agua, a 10-year, HK$ 9.02 billion ($1.157 billion) design-build-operate contract for the first stage of the...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-2019

3 floating desal stations to be built

Bahri, a Saudi Arabia-based shipping company formerly known as NSCSA, has signed an agreement with the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) to establish three floating desalination stations,...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-2019

DuPont’s year-ending acquisition

DuPont announced last week that it would exercise its option to acquire the remaining 69 percent of the shares of OxyMem, the Ireland-based supplier of MABR (membrane aerated biofilm reactors)...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-2019

Saudi Water Partnership Company appointed an advisory team

An advisory team has been appointed to support the Saudi Water Partnership Company’s (formerly, Water & Electricity LLC) efforts to develop a privately financed 3 million m3/d (792 MGD)...

Water Desalination Report, 16-12-2019

Southern Tunisia brackish water plants construction plan has been delayed

Plans to construct 31,000 m3/d (8.2 MGD) of combined BWRO capacity at six sites in southern Tunisia for SONEDE, the National Water Distribution Utility, have been delayed following the suspension...

Water Desalination Report, 16-12-2019

Aqua Swiss has been awarded Likoni SWRO project

Geneva-based Aqua Swiss has been awarded a contract to supply a 30,000 m3/d (8 MGD) containerized SWRO plant south of Mombasa, in Likoni, Kenya. The $48 million plant will be delivered under a...

Water Desalination Report, 16-12-2019

Umm al Houl IWPP expansion has reached financial close

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has reached financial close on the 280,000 m3/d (74 MGD) expansion of the existing Umm al Houl IWPP, using SWRO technology supplied by...

Water Desalination Report, 16-12-2019

Gonzalo Ortega has been appointed CEO of Protec Arisawa

Gonzalo Ortega, formerly the managing director of Protec Arisawa Europe, has been appointed CEO of Protec Arisawa International Holdings. This includes worldwide management responsibility for the...

Water Desalination Report, 16-12-2019

Seth Leiboh has left Nanostone

Seth Leiboh, formerly the director of project management for Nanostone, has left the company. He is available for independent consulting or other full-time opportunities that can take advantage of...

Water Desalination Report, 16-12-2019

Eric Hoek has been appointed as the new faculty director of the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge

Eric Hoek, a professor in the University of California, Los Angeles’ (UCLA) department of civil and environmental engineering, has been appointed as the new faculty director of the Sustainable LA...

Water Desalination Report, 16-12-2019

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...

Facility E IWPP - Qatar

The deadline for bids has been extended to 12 March 2020. Sources have indicated that six bidding groups are involved, and the client now hopes to sign a purchase agreement in July 2020.

Ghubrah 3 IWP - Oman

GWI understands the just two teams bid for the project in December 2019: GS Inima and Sumitomo/Malakoff.

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

The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board has requested additional information from Poseidon Water by 17 January 2020. The additional information – which includes a breakdown of the projec...

Rosarito (NSC Agua) phase 1 - Mexico

The State Congress of Baja California has passed Decreto #37, which extends the expiration of authorisations relating to the proposed desalination project to 30 June 2020. The move gives the State ...

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

At its meeting on 9th January 2020, the South Coast Water District board voted to award a consultancy contract worth up to $84,680 to Clean Energy Capital to carry out a water production cost analy...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

An RFQ has been released seeking MF/UF module suppliers for the proposed advanced water treatment plant. Statements of qualification are due in by 11 February 2020. Meanwhile, SoQs relating to the ...

Barka 5 IWP - Oman

Sources have indicated that the client has nominated the GS Inima-led team as preferred bidder for the project. Just two teams are understood to have submitted bids for the project in October 2019:...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

The client is understood to have extended the deadline for bids until the end of March 2020. Nine bidders are vying for the project, although a full list of names has not yet been clarified. In tot...

Gwadar desalination plant - Pakistan

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 10 February 2020.

Tuticorin FGD desal - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 30 January 2020. The project is open to international competitive bidding.

eThekwini pilot - South Africa

Following contractor delays, the commissioning of the pilot plant is now expected by the end of February 2020. The municipality then wants the pilot to run for a year to gather information on its p...

Radomiro Tomic Mine - Chile

The tender process which resulted in the award of a contract to a developer team of Marubeni Corporation (50%), Transelec (30%) and Techint Chile (20%) has been cancelled. The parameters of the pro...

Corpus Christi SWRO, TX 2 - U.S.A.

The client will submit an initial funding application with TWDB on 27 January 2020 to fund the design and construction of a 10MGD (37,850m3/d) facility (expandable up to 20MGD) at the Inner Harbor ...

Palo Alto Reuse, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 10 December 2019, the Santa Clara Valley Water District board voted to approve a 76-year partnership with the City of Palo Alto and the City of Mountain View to advance water reus...

SAKO Desalination and power plant phase 3 - Iran

The contract which had previously been awarded to Hyflux has been re-awarded to Horsol Switz Engineering Asia Pte. Ltd.

Alice BWRO - U.S.A.

The first Texas Water Development Board loan closed in November 2019. The client is awaiting TCEQ approval before bidding out the test well and well construction, which is now expected in January 2...

Oceanside IPR, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 18 December 2019, City Council approved the award of the contract for the construction of the advanced water purification facility to low bidder Shimmick, for $54,828,000. The pre...

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

Four teams submitted bids on 15 December 2019: 1) ACWA Power/GIC/Al Bawani; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) Marubeni/Marafiq; 4) Utico.