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2020 Membrane Technology Conference postponed

Like virtually every other significant public event in the world that had been scheduled for the next month or two, the 2020 Membrane Technology Conference (MTC), which was to have started today...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Coronavirus Update

On Thursday, 12 March, the Water Research Foundation held a webcast presenting a Coronavirus Disease Research Update, which featured some of the industry’s leading water researchers. They presented...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Ministry issues RFP for mega-SWRO

A request for prequalification (RFP) of companies and consortia interested in participating in the Aqaba-Amman Water Desalination and Conveyance Project (AAWDCP) has been issued by the Ministry of...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Desal plant to buy new membranes

Thames Water Utilities Ltd, in Reading, UK, will procure seawater and brackish water RO membranes for its Thames Gateway Desalination Plant in Beckton. The 4-stage RO plant requires a mixture of...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

Where were you when…?

It has been 60 years since UCLA’s Sidney Loeb and Srinivasa Sourirajan invented the RO membrane. Not only has the RO process matured, so have the desalters who pioneered the development of the...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

AWWA Water Science release special Potable Water Issue

The journal AWWA Water Science is planning a special potable water issue to capture the present state of the science on the rapidly growing subject. The issue’s guest editors are Professor Kerry...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-2020

MEDRC partnership with USAID for research call 2020

In partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) has launched an international call for research proposals in a bid to...

Water Desalination Report, 09-03-2020

Mike Pankratz promoted at GHD

Mike Pankratz has been appointed senior operations consultant by GHD. Formerly Water Standard’s operations, maintenance and HSE manager, he is based in Houston, Texas, and may be contacted at...

Water Desalination Report, 09-03-2020

Esther Guedez joins Hydranautics

Hydranautics has appointed Esther Guedez as the regional account executive for Mexico and the US Central Rockies region. She held various commercial and technical roles with Abengoa, Ovivo, and...

Water Desalination Report, 09-03-2020

Beni Saf - Algeria

A special purpose company to implement the project is due to be established later this month. It will be known as Beni Saf Water Company. Spain’s Geida consortium (comprising Cobra, Befesa, Codesa ...

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Bids for the project were opened in July. It is widely believed that the best offer in price terms is a proposal based on RO submitted by the local Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Company...

Jijel - Algeria

Chennai - Minjur - India

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

Chennai - Minjur - India

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Santa Eulalia - Spain

Following the change of government in Madrid the projected capacity of the plant is under review. Guarantees have been received by the Balearic Government that construction will begin in 2005.

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

EIR currently in progress, and should be complete by the end of December. Poseidon has asked for expressions of interest from EPC contractors by 20th November to work on their proposed Carlsbad pla...

Zawia - Libya

The project has been re-bid. There is a 30th August deadline for receipt of offers. Seven or eight companies, including Weir, Sidem, Hyundai, Doosan and possibly Alfa Laval and VA Tech, are thought...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP has been revised to 1Q 2005. The first units are due to start production in 3Q 2008. The plant will be crude oil fired. WEC’s advisers are HSBC (financial), Clifford Ch...

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Gwadar Industrial Estate - Pakistan

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Tianjin Dagang - China

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Chennai - Minjur - India

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Gwadar Industrial Estate - Pakistan

Sur IWP - Oman

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain