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Digital desal startup receives grant

Calgary-based Synauta, a cleantech startup that provides machine learning technology for desalination plants, said it will receive a $1.2 million investment from Sustainable Development Technology...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

Desalter is off to a Fast start

Last week, WDR announced that Aquatech Systems Asia had partnered with India’s Shapoorji Pallonji Group to win four SWRO projects for Gujarat Water Infrastructure Ltd (GWIL). Following the release...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

VWS Westgarth receives contract to supply sulfate removal to Almirante Barroso MV32

MODEC, a Japan-based provider of floating solutions for the offshore oil and gas industry, has awarded Veolia Water Technologies’ VWS Westgarth, its Scotland-based subsidiary, a contract to supply...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

CWCO fully acquires Aerex Industries

Consolidated Water Company (CWCO) announced that it has acquired the remaining 49 percent interest in Aerex Industries, a Florida-based designer and manufacturer of water treatment equipment...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

Mobile BWRO plants to install in New South Wales

Several towns along the Barwon-Darling River system in northern New South Wales (NSW), Australia, are turning to mobile BWRO plants as the region’s drought continues. The outback town of...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

WateReuse Florida to conduct webinar on Developing Regulatory Frameworks for Potable Reuse

WateReuse Florida will hold a webinar on Developing Regulatory Frameworks for Potable Reuse on 5 February from 2:00–3:00 PM EST. Jacobs’ Larry Schimmoller and the City of Plant City’s Lynn Spivey...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

CalAm to resubmit development permit application for MPWSP

California’s Coastal Commission’s staff has recommended that CalAm Water withdraw and resubmit the coastal development permit application for its proposed 6.4 MGD (24,225 m3/d) SWRO plant, which is...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

Harold Fravel

Harold Fravel has retired as the executive director of AMTA at the end of 2019. Previously, he worked for Dow Chemical for 36 years. He is available to assist with membrane projects, training or...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

AEC release RFP for Souk Tleta SWRO plant

Algerian Energy Company (AEC) has launched an RFP for a contractor to rehabilitate and provide operational support for its 200,000 m3 /d (52.8 MGD) Souk Tleta SWRO plant. Theplant was designed...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

Michael Grossman

Michael Grossman has been appointed as the director of applications engineering for Heartland Water Technology. Formerly the director of sales for Scinor Water America, he will remain based in...

Water Desalination Report, 03-02-2020

El Tarf - Algeria

AEC has shortlisted three companies following the evaluation of technical bids. Financial bids will be opened on 2nd March 2020, after which the low bidder will provisionally be awarded the contrac...

Guerbes SWRO - Algeria

AEC issued a new open tender for the project in September 2019, after a previous restricted RFP failed to garner enough interest. Bids are due to be opened on 3rd February 2020, with a contract awa...

Souk Tleta - Algeria

AEC launched a new RFP for a contractor in November 2019 (a previous tender process was mothballed after just one offer was received). Bidders have until 23 March 2020 to submit their offers, and t...

Kundli CETP upgrade - India

The contract has been awarded to Subhash Infra Engineers.

Panki Thermal Power reuse - India

The contract has been awarded to Suez India.

Western Galilee - Israel

A request for statements of qualification has been issued by the client. The deadline for submissions is 1st June 2020. Qualification details and application forms can be found at bit.ly/37pDurZ

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...