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FKAC plant

OSW will also purchase a new 10,000 GPD unti from Aerojet, and has afreed to operate it first at a test location soon to be decided on by the Florida Keys Aqueduct Commission. The FKAC plant will...

Water Desalination Report, 11-05-1967

Future development

Future development and engineering of reverse osmosis, including testing of the Aerojet and General Atomic pilot plant, were outlined in a paper by OSW Director Jack Hunter at this week's meeting...

Water Desalination Report, 11-05-1967

Surfside's troubles

Surfside is again stymied, this time by a no. of loose ends, but primarly by indecision at the AMF corporate level and an enlarging hesitancy of the N.Y. State Atomic and Space Development...

Water Desalination Report, 11-05-1967

E&D Summation

The Hunter statement, a major summing-up of the OSW engineeringdevelopment program thus far, pinpointed several areas in which questions over competing processes are to be resolved. It also...

Water Desalination Report, 11-05-1967

Whither Ed

On the matter of competing electrodialysis processes: "For desalting employing electrodialysis, a 25,000 GPD electrosorption-desorption pilot plant expandable to test bed size will be constructed...

Water Desalination Report, 11-05-1967

VFVC Construction

The Hunter paper was high on the Colt Industries vacuum freezing vapor compression 60,000 GPD pilot plant at Wrightsville, and its demonstration of power consumption of 53 Kw-hr/1000 gals. A mobile...

Water Desalination Report, 11-05-1967

OSW's million budget approved

Senate Interior Committee approved OSW's FY 1968 $23.2 million budget authorization bill on Monday. The action was identical to that previously taken by the House of Representatives. Only...

Water Desalination Report, 11-05-1967

St. Thomas modification

Modification by Westinghouse of the St. Thomas 1 MGD plant entails enlargement or possible replacement of the first sections of the 26 stage flash plant. This will be the main alteration to bring...

Water Desalination Report, 04-05-1967

OSW's budget approval

House of Representatives okayed OSW's fiscal 1968 budget -- in part -- last week in a 375-11 vote on the Interior Dept. appropriations bill. The House action upheld recommendation of its...

Water Desalination Report, 04-05-1967

Water Sales

Another important chore of the operating contractor will be to deliver between 2.6 and 3.2 MGD of fresh water, the module's output at low and high temperature operation to San Diego's Dept. of...

Water Desalination Report, 04-05-1967

Soreq 2 - Israel

Financial close was reached on 18 June 2020, after the contract was awarded to IDE Technologies for a nominal tariff of NIS1.45/m3 ($0.405/m3). IDE will take responsibility for the EPC and O&M of t...

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 16 June 2020, City Council voted unanimously to award the construction contract to low bidder Sletten Construction, for $36,595,000.

GWRS Phase III, CA - U.S.A.

Bids for the pipeline rehabilitation contract were received from the following companies: 1) J.F. Shea ($11,600,000; apparent low bidder); 2) Kiewit Infrastructure West ($13,631,000); 3) Spiniello ...

Palo Alto Reuse, CA - U.S.A.

Bids for the design of the 1.125MGD (4,258m3/d) salt removal facility – which will feature UF/MF and RO treatment steps – are understood to have been received from the following firms: Black & Veat...

Jubail 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has issued a call for advisors to support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Rabigh 4 and Ras Mohaisen plants. The deadline for submissions from advi...

Rabigh 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for advisory bid submissions has been extended to 21 June 2020. The advisors will support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Ras Mohaisen and Jubai...

Ras Mohaisen IWP - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for advisory bid submissions has been extended to 21 June 2020. The advisors will support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Rabigh 4 and Jubail 4 ...

Rosarito Beach (SDCWA) - Mexico

A study carried out by Black & Veatch and published in June 2020 evaluates five possible seawater desalination strategies on the Sea of Cortez, with capital costs ranging from $3 billion to $3.7 bi...

Bhavnagar tertiary treatment plant (potable) - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended, and now falls on 2nd July 2020. Bid opening is scheduled to follow on 8th July 2020.

Coega desal plant - South Africa

To construct and operate a 15,000m3/d desalination plant in the Coega Special Economic Zone. A tender has been released, and proposals are due in by 20 July 2020.

Adeje Arona WWTP - Spain

To operate and maintain the Adeje-Arona wastewater treatment plant on the island of Tenerife, which is due to be expanded to 40,000m3/d. The scope of the operating contact also includes the associa...

GWRS Phase III, CA - U.S.A.

Orange County Water District has been awarded a $3.6 million grant from the California Department of Water Resources' Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) grant programme for the GWRS final ...

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 16 June 2020, City Council will consider awarding the construction contract to low bidder Sletten Construction, for $36,595,000.

LA Advanced Water Purification Facility - U.S.A.

Although the preliminary timetable had envisaged a DB award being made in Q1 2021, no list of pre-qualified bidders had been assembled as of mid-June 2020, while the process to pre-qualify equipmen...

Adeje Arona WWTP - Spain

To operate and maintain a series of brackish water treatment plants on the island of Tenerife which employ electrodialysis reversal (EDR) technology. The 12,000m3/d Isora plant is currently operate...

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

The official submissions deadline for bids is understood to have been extended once more, to 1st October 2020.

Southbay - U.S.A.

St. Marks - U.S.A.

Stanislaus - U.S.A.

Western Galilee - Israel

The submissions deadline for statements of qualification has been extended to 1st July 2020. Qualification details and application forms can be found at https://bit.ly/37pDurZ

Sydney desal expansion - Australia

Following an uptick in rainfall, the state government has put development of the project on hold, withdrawing its request for a costing investigation from the state pricing regulator IPART. Detaile...

Belmont desalination plant - Australia

To build a seawater desalination plant as a temporary measure to bolster local supplies if water storage levels fall below 35%. The trigger for detailed design to be carried out has been set at 65%...

Kalaeloa Seawater Desalination Project, HI - U.S.A.

To design, build, operate and maintain a 1.7MGD (6,435m3/d) seawater desalination plant at Campbell Industrial Park, west of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The plant could be expandable t...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 9th June 2020, City Council authorised the award of a $4.4 million contract to CDM Smith to provide construction management services in relation to the proposed desalination plant.

South Bay Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

In June 2020, the project was awarded $1,160,139 by the Bureau of Reclamation under its WaterSMART Program for Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse initiatives.

North City Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

In June 2020, the project was awarded $1,160,139 by the Bureau of Reclamation under its WaterSMART Program for Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse initiatives.

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

In June 2020, the project was awarded $4 million by the Bureau of Reclamation under its WaterSMART Program for Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse initiatives. Meanwhile, proposals for the role o...

Koonimedu desal plant - India

To build a 60,000m3/d seawater desalination plant at Koonimedu in Mallakanam Taluk in Villupuram District. A tender has been released seeking a consultant to carry out EIA (environmental impact ass...

Kangaroo Island desalination plant - Australia

The project has been fast-tracked in order to improve water security and supply in the wake of bushfires in 2019-2020. On 5th June 2020, the SA Government committed A$33 million (US$22.8 million) o...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 9th June 2020, City Council is expected to authorise the award of a $4.4 million contract to CDM Smith to provide construction management services in relation to the proposed desa...