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A winner is named for Sorek B

Last week, Israel’s Ministry of Finance announced that it would award IDE Technologies a 25-year BOT contract for the Sorek B seawater desalination plant. The winning water price bid for 200...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

All things considered

In June 2019, the South Coast Water District’s (SCWD) board certified the final environmental impact report (EIR) for Phase 1 of the Doheny Seawater Desalination Project. The certification was...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Ceramic UF pretreats groundwater for RO

Germany-headquartered CERAFILTEC has confirmed the execution of a follow-on contract to supply its flat-sheet, silicon carbide UF membrane modules for a 48,000 m3/d (12.7 MGD) groundwater...

Water Desalination Report, 01-06-2020

Dr. Roger Francis to conduct Avoiding Corrosion in SWRO Desalination Plants webcast

A free webcast entitled Avoiding Corrosion in SWRO Desalination Plants will be held on Tuesday, 19 May at 2:00 PM EDT. Dr Roger Francis, an independent corrosion consultant, will give the...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

WRF released two RFPs for potable and non-potable water reuse research

The California State Water Board has awarded a grant to the Water Research Foundation (WRF) for a project to enhance the scientific understanding of non-potable and potable water reuse. Following...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Veolia HPD to supply crystallizers to Australia's dry salt lake deposits

Australia-based Salt Lake Potash has awarded Veolia’s HPD group a contract to supply two crystallizers for its dry salt lake deposits in Western Australia’s Northern Goldfields. Solar evaporation...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition postponed to May 2021

The International Water Association’s (IWA) World Water Congress & Exhibition has been postponed until 9-14 May 2021. It will still take place in Copenhagen, Denmark. For details, visit ...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Azrieli Group sold GES shares

Israel’s Azrieli Group, a real estate developer, has sold its holdings in GES Global Environment Solutions—the company that built, owned and operated the 274,000 m3/d (72.4 MGD) Palmachim SWRO...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Jobs: American Water Chemicals seeking Technical Sales Professionals

American Water Chemicals is seeking to hire Technical Sales Professionals around the country to accommodate their rapid growth. All applicants should have prior RO membrane-related experience....

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Webinar outlined Desal Hub Roadmap

Last week, the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) presented its 2020 Roadmap Plans for the Energy-Water Desal Hub in a webinar for more than 350 registrants.

NAWI outlined its roadmap...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Kalaeloa,HI - U.S.A.

Pilot facility complete. The EIR is in progress. After permitting, the plant is expected to go out to tender on 3rd December 2004.

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Al Fujairah 2 RO - United Arab Emirates

Planta Desaladora Norte - Chile

The proposal to extend the plant at Antofagasta has been put on ice by Essan following its acquisition by Luksic Group in the recent privatisation programme. Desalant, a special purpose vehicle set...

Sur IWP - Oman

Chennai - Minjur - India

The announcement of the an engineering consultant to advise on the project has been held up by the elections in India, but it is expected shortly. Applicants included CH2M Hill, Fichtner, Halcrow, ...

Ras Laffan B - Qatar

Kahramaa has appointed Fichtner and Denton Wilde Sapte to prepare and draft a power and water purchase agreement (PWPA). A site for the plant has not been specified but it is likely to be built at ...

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation has been appointed by SWCC to provide consultancy services including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. Kuljian’s contract covers two plants on the Red Sea co...

Skikda - Algeria

The Geida consortium has been selected to implement the project; it is comprised of Cobra, Befesa, Codesa and Sadyt, all of Spain. The consortium submitted a low bid of $0.74/m3 in March which beat...

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Ashdod - Israel

A contract has been awarded to a consortium of Ashcogen, Chemtec and a Spanish desalition specialist. However the consortium has been uble to raise fince and it is reported that it is not proceedin...

Al Fujairah 2 RO - United Arab Emirates

Fichtner has submitted design studies for the project. It was origilly thought that the Phase 2 plant would be procured on an EPC basis (Doosan Heavy Industries and Ondeo Degrémont were the contrac...

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Mostaganem - Algeria

Farasan 3 - Saudi Arabia

The tender notification for the projects at Al Wajh, Rabigh, Ummluj, Alleeth, Qunfuthah and Farasan has been released and 12 companies have purchased the bid documents. The tender opening date is 2...

Ashdod - Israel

Mekorot, the Israeli state bulk water supplier was to build this plant on its own account, however fincing difficulties mean the project has little hope of going ahead (see story p11)

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Rabigh - Saudi Arabia

The tender notification for the projects at Al Wajh, Rabigh, Ummluj, Alleeth, Qunfuthah and Farasan has been released and 12 companies have purchased the bid documents. The tender opening date is 2...

Broken Hill - Australia

Construction work and commissioning/ performance testing has been completed. The AI board will review the future role of the plant later in the year. It is capable of treating around 30% of the out...

Jebel Ali RO - United Arab Emirates

DEWA is investigating the possibility of developing a hybrid RO-MSF plant at the Jebel Ali site. Mott MacDold is the authority’s consultant for a pilot SWRO plant (5-10m3/hr) to provide information...

El Hamma - Algeria

Ionics has formed a project company, Hamma Water Desalition (HWD), with AEC. HWD is 70% owned by Ionics and 30% by AEC. Algerian tiol oil company Sotrach will guarantee the take-or-pay water supply...

Andratx - Spain

Contract awarded to consortium Copisa and Constructora Pireica. Formal project due to be presented in the autumn.

Sur IWP - Oman

This is a regiol project which would also supply water to the town of Ibra around 100km inland. A consultancy contract has been awarded to the Parsons Corporation. The design stage is expected to l...

Alcudia - Spain

Contract awarded to consortium Depuración y Tratamientos and Sacyr. Formal project due to be presented in the autumn.

Sohar IWPP - Oman

The project is in the bid evaluation phase. There are four shortlisted bidders: AES Oasis with the local Multitech (with EPC contractors IHI and Fisia Italimpianti); a consortium of SembCorp, Nissh...

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

The client has received positive prelimiry expressions of interest from developers and had intended to issue an RFP in the second quarter. However, it now seems likely that the Shoaiba IWPP will mo...

Menorca - Ciutadella - Spain

Contract awarded to consortium Pridesa and Talo Pons. Formal project due to be presented in the autumn.

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.