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Industrial SWRO project awarded

A joint venture between India’s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and UAE-based Tecton Engineering has been awarded an EPC contract to design and build a 100,000 m3/d (26.4 MGD) SWRO plant by the...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-2019

Jellyfish Blooms

Though there is some evidence that jellyfish swarms (or blooms) may be a result of competition between fish and jellyfish, the scientific community has by no means reached a consensus that it is...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-2019

Building a Better Salt Trap

Following a 23 May Indiana University press release, and a paper published in the 12 July issue of the journal Science, several online news have sites carried stories about work done by Indiana...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-2019

When ‘New Tech’ desal stories go viral…

News story headlines (including those in WDR) are usually written to catch a reader’s attention. However, many authors, or their appointed headline writers, frequently exaggerate or mislead readers...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-2019

Abengoa to construct Agadir desalination plant

MOROCCO – Abengoa is building the largest desalination plant in Africa in the southern city of Agadir. Company officials plan to have the plant running by 2021. The plant will initially have...

Desal Data Weekly, 19-07-2019

Kinneret Academic College develop method to reduce biofouling membrane in desalination process

ISRAEL – The Kinneret Academic College has announced that Israeli scientists have developed a method to reduce biofouling of membranes in the seawater desalination process. The new method is...

Desal Data Weekly, 19-07-2019

Tamil Nadu government to build desalination plant in Marakkanam

INDIA –   Law minister C. Ve Shanmugam revealed last week that the Tamil Nadu government is planning to build a desalination plant in Marakkanam to supply drinking water to...

Desal Data Weekly, 19-07-2019

Mascara Renewable raise funds for Osmosun desalination systems

France’s Mascara Renewable Water has announced that it has raised 2.2 million ($2.5 million) from various institutional investors to finance the development of its modular, solar-powered Osmosun...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

AquaVenture Holdings announce public offering shares

AquaVenture Holdings (NYSE:WAAS), the Florida-based parent company of Seven Seas Water, has announced the share price for an underwritten public offering of 4,100,000 ordinary shares at a public...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

Produced Water Presentations – Oman

The Produced Water Society Middle East has extended the call for papers for its 2019 Conference in Muscat, Oman until 31 July. The international conference, organized in partnership with Petroleum...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

North Batinah IWP

An RFP is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019. Nine teams submitted statements of qualificati...

Salalah 4 IWP

An RFQ is scheduled to be released in the third quarter of 2019, followed by an RFP in Q4.

Massirah IWP

An RFQ is scheduled to be released in the third quarter of 2019. Bidding is scheduled to take pla...

Barka 5 IWP

An RFP has been issued, with a bid deadline of 26 September 2019. The intention is to award the p...

Ghubrah 3 IWP

An RFP is still pending for the project as OPWP awaits approval from the authorities. The intenti...

Khasab IWP

The project has been cancelled after local water provider Diam indicated it could meet projected ...

Los Pelambres

The winner of the contract to supply the desalination system is expected to be announced in Augus...

Skhira SWRO

To build a 200,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant near the coastal town of Skhira in order to...

Eastern Provinces Desalination, Iran

Toossab Consulting Engineers has completed a feasibility study with Witteveen+Bos, and has establ...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

On 15 July 2019, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to deny the appeals by the Ma...

Devbhoomi Dwarka desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Bhavnagar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Mandvi desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Pipavav desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Porbandar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Sutrapada desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Jorf Lasfar extension

OCP is currently in discussion with potential operators ahead of potentially putting the existing...

Phosboucraâ SWRO

To build a 20,500m3/d seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant at OCP's Phosboucraâ phosphate ...

Gabès desalination plant phase 1

The government has launched a request for qualifications, and interested companies have until 2nd...

Dahej desalination plant

A formal letter of award is understood to have been issued to the winning joint venture of L&T an...

Morro Bay WWTP, CA

At its meeting on 11 July 2019, the California Coastal Commission unanimously approved a consolid...

Tampa Bay Desalination Expansion, FL

Tampa Bay Water has shortlisted Hazen and Sawyer (as the top-ranked bidder) and CDM Smith (as the...

Santa Margarita Conjunctive Use Project, CA

Four teams responded by the bid deadline in July 2019: Filanc/Alberici (joint venture), WM Lyles,...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1

At its meeting on 10 July 2019, City Council approved both the award of the construction manageme...

Grand Cayman SWRO

To build, operate and maintain a 9,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant on Grand Cayman under a...

West Coast Basin Brackish Water Reclamation Project

vered by the end of summer 2019. The first draft of the feasibility study, undertaken by Jacobs, ...

Umm al Quwain IWP

A team comprising ACWA Power and a vehicle owned by Mubadala Investment Company has signed a wate...

Quintero desalination plant

Bids for the EPC contract are currently under evaluation, and an award is expected in August 2019...

Doha (Kuwait) SWRO (phase 2)

The client has issued a request for qualifications from interested contractors. The deadline for ...

GWRS Phase III, CA

Bids are now due in by 23 July 2019, with a recommendation on a winner to follow later in 2019. C...