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Rosarito SWRO status: Mañana

In 2016, the Congress of the Mexican state of Baja California passed Decreto (Decree) #57, which authorized state agencies to invite banks to tender to provide guarantee mechanisms for payments...

Water Desalination Report, 14-01-2019

Intake/discharge criteria to be revised

California’s Water Code gives the State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board) the responsibility of protecting its ocean water quality by controlling waste discharges and the intake of...

Water Desalination Report, 14-01-2019

Waste electricity vs Waste heat

One of the desal industry myths is that the world is boiling with waste heat just waiting to be used in a desal plant. Novel desal technologies such as forward osmosis, membrane distillation and...

Water Desalination Report, 14-01-2019

Water wholesaler funds desal/reuse R&D

Southern California’s Metropolitan Water District (MWD) is a regional water wholesaler that currently delivers 1.5 billion gallons of water per day (5.68 million m3/d) to 19 million people in 300...

Water Desalination Report, 14-01-2019

Sydney’s water supplies near trigger point

Today, as Sydney enters January, historically its hottest month, the area’s dam levels stand at 60.8 percent, compared to 82.6 percent at this time last year. When the levels dip below 60 percent,...

Water Desalination Report, 14-01-2019

What’s the frequency, Kenneth?

Sydneysiders awaiting the Sydney Desalination Plant’s imminent re-start, can expect to see their residential water rates increase about $0.09/m3 ($0.34/kgal), or about $25/year (see previous...

Water Desalination Report, 14-01-2019

ACWA Power and Saudi Brothers team wins Rabigh 3 IWP contract

Saudi Arabia’s Water and Electricity Company (WEC) has awarded a contract to build the 600,000 m3/d (158.5 MGD) Rabigh 3 IWP to an ACWA Power International and Saudi Brothers Commercial Company...

Water Desalination Report, 14-01-2019

California SC denied lawsuit for alternative EIR

A California Superior Court judge rejected a lawsuit by three environmental groups that sought to require Poseidon Water to prepare a new environmental impact report (EIR) for its proposed 50 MGD...

Water Desalination Report, 14-01-2019

SEDA to conduct MOC III workshop at North Carolina

The Southeast Desalting Association will hold an MOC III workshop on Low-pressure Membranes on 29-31 January at the UNC Coastal Institute near Durham, North Carolina. For information, visit ...

Water Desalination Report, 14-01-2019

Australia's new water plan at Kangaroo Island

AUSTRALIA – Kangaroo Island’s new water plan has identified a desalination plant at Penneshaw as the best option to guarantee the island’s future water supply. The water plan was...

Desal Data Weekly, 13-01-2019

Laayoune SWRO

ONEE has issued a request for proposals, and a site visit is planned for 24 January 2019. Interes...

Umm al Quwain IWP

Final award of the project is understood to be on hold as FEWA considers its options for water su...

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA

On 8th January 2019, Richard Sueyoshi, a judge in the Sacramento Superior Court, ruled that the p...

Bhavnagar desalination plant

To develop a 50,000m3/d seawater desalination plant near Ghogha village in the Bhavnagar District...

Turkey Point Reuse, FL

Florida Power & Light is working on a technical study with Black & Veatch, and is due to meet wit...

North City Pure Water Facility

Tthe design of the North City Pure Water Phase I project is nearly complete, and the City expects...

Porbandar desalination plant

A contract to develop a 20,000m3/d seawater desalination plant near Odadar village in the Porband...

Devbhoomi Dwarka desalination plant

A contract to develop a 50,000m3/d seawater desalination plant near Gandhvi village in the Devbho...

GWRS Phase III, CA

The pre-qualification process for general contractors has now kicked off with the release of an R...

MWD Regional Recycled Water Scheme, CA - PILOT

A meeting is scheduled to take place in January 2019 to review the final testing and monitoring p...

Alger West (Fouka Marine)

The deadline for the submission of technical offers by developers has been extended until 6th Mar...

El Tarf

The deadline for the submission of technical offers by developers has been extended until 6th Mar...

Pure Water Project Demo

The 90% design submittal for the demo plant is expected to come through later in January 2019, wi...

Pure Water Soquel, CA

At its meeting on 18 December 2018, the Soquel Creek Water District voted to certify the project'...

Gwadar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 14 January 2019.

Gwadar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 14 January 2019.

Dahej desalination plant

An international competitive tender has been issued for the design and construction of a 100,000m...

Shuqaiq 3

The Marubeni/Acciona/Almar/Rawafid team was officially named as preferred bidder on 24 December, ...

Shuqaiq 3

The Marubeni/Acciona/Almar/Rawafid team was officially named as preferred bidder on 24 December, ...

Eyre Peninsula, SA (formerly SA Ceduna/Penong Region)

Bidding groups are understood to be coalescing, with the frontrunners likely to include a Fulton ...

Perris II Desalter

Bids for the general contractor role relating to the full-scale facility were received as follows...

Hassyan SWRO

Following the termination of the consultancy agreement with Singapore's Meinhardt, DEWA has launc...

Hassyan SWRO

Following the termination of the consultancy agreement with Singapore's Meinhardt, DEWA has launc...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1

At its meeting on 19 December 2018, Camarillo City Council rejected all the construction bids. No...

Brazosport BWRO, TX

The well drilling contract for the third well was awarded to Felder Water Well in December 2018, ...

Tseung Kwan O

The bid submissions deadline has been extended, and now falls in January 2019. Four groups have b...

Tighremt SWRO

To build a 50,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant in the city of Tighremt in the wilaya of Béj...

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1)

At its meeting on 11 December 2018, the South Coast Water District board authorised the signing o...

Casablanca desal plant

The consultancy contract has been awarded to Novec. The feasibility studies will last 16 months, ...

Dakhla SWRO

The Ministry of Agriculture is understood to have awarded the contract to the Engie/Nareva team (...