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"Mission Accomplished" for emergency SWRO

Yesterday marked the second anniversary of the date that the City of Cape Town indefinitely postponed Day Zero—the day that city officials had predicted that the nation’s second largest city would...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

SWRO partnership redux

Last Thursday, at a virtual special board meeting, and with memories of the recent seven-year drought fresh in their minds, Montecito Water District’s board unanimously passed a resolution to...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Plant expanded for 3rd time

For its 64,000 m3/d (17 MGD) expansion of Egypt’s Ain Sokhna SWRO plant at the El Nasr Company for Intermediate Chemicals (NCIC) fertilizer plant, Spain’s Desalia selected Düchting Pumpen to...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Water workers recognized

Food delivery workers, domestic cleaners, supermarket sales assistants and funeral workers have all been hailed as the forgotten frontline fighters during the ongoing pandemic, but there has been...

Water Desalination Report, 22-06-2020

New utility helps define water industry

Imagine that you have been asked to refurbish a long-mothballed RO system. Since the service manual was no longer available, you had to get the manufacturer details directly from the individual...

Water Desalination Report, 22-06-2020

Jebel Ali SWRO construction reached 70% completion

The Acciona-Besix EPC consortium that is constructing the 183,000 m3/d (48.4 MGD) Jebel Ali UAE SWRO project said last week that it has reached the 70% completion mark, representing 3 million...

Water Desalination Report, 22-06-2020

Grundfos to buy Eurowater

Grundfos has signed an agreement to acquire Eurowater, a Denmark-based supplier of desal, water and wastewater treatment products and systems that primarily serves the European industrial and...

Water Desalination Report, 22-06-2020

EIB, KfW IPEX-Bank and Bank Leumi participate in financing Sorek B SWRO plant

Last week, the European Investment Bank signed off on 150 million ($168 million) in financing of IDE Technologies’ Sorek B SWRO plant. Meanwhile Germany’s KfW IPEX-Banksaid that it will provide 90...

Water Desalination Report, 22-06-2020

O&M bids open for three EDR plants in Tenerife

The Consejo Insular de Aguas de Tenerife/ACUAES has issued a tender for two years of operation and maintenance of three electrodialysis reversal (EDR) desalination plants on Tenerife, the largest...

Water Desalination Report, 22-06-2020

H2O Innovation and Nanostore signed strategic agreement

H2O Innovation has announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with Nanostone Water, the Massachusetts-based ceramic membrane manufacturer. The firms’ relationship began in 2016, when...

Water Desalination Report, 22-06-2020

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Doosan Heavy Industries has been awarded a $65m contract to extend equipment life and expand existing plant capacity at Shuaiba (see GWI, January 2005, pp6-7). The Shuaiba complex currently compris...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA - U.S.A.

CalAm has to build a desalination plant to meet a legal requirement to reduce reliance on the Carmel River. It is a privately financed project to be designed by Pridesa and has broad support from l...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Palmachim - Israel

A contract was awarded to a consortium of Granite Hacarmel Investments, Tahal, Middle East Tube Co., Oceana Marine Research, and OCIF Investment & Development last year. Groundwork in this site is ...

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP is 1Q 2006. The first units are due to start production in 3Q 2009. The plant will use natural gas as a fuel.

Djerba - Tunisia

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Joint contract for Environmental Impact Assessment to be awarded in Feb 2005.

Moss Landing/Kaiser Refractory site, CA - U.S.A.

Ashdod - Israel

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Djerba - Tunisia

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Olympic Dam (Upper Spencer Gulf) - Australia

Discussions on the feasibility of establishing a desalination plant have commenced between the USGCPG and Aquasol. The USPGCPG has also submitted a proposal to the SA Government which is being asse...

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Jebel Ali RO - United Arab Emirates

The project is proceeding on a fast-track basis (the plant is due to start operations in 2006). The EPC contractor is PAL Technologies. Although it has not formally stated as such, ITT Aquious is p...

Ashdod - Israel

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Arzew IWPP - Algeria

Project developer Project developer Kahrama has made progress towards financial close, having secured a commitment for the funding from the Islamic Development Bank and local financial institutions...

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

$4 million desalination feasibility and contingency study contract awarded to GHD and Fichtner. Study to examine potential locations, plant size, concept design and cost estimates as well as consul...

Hadera - Israel

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Tordera, Catalunya II - Spain

Bidding is scheduled to start in 2005.

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Ashdod - Israel

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Due to seek project consultant later this year.

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sand City - U.S.A.