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Wrightsville Beach seeks growth in new R&D programs

Nestled on dredged-in fill from Banks Channel donated by the State of North Carolina, up to now and still enjoying distinction of being the world's only such facility with the special purpose of...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Barnes believes for Wrightsville Beach future

Barnes doesn't see dark clouds on the station's solemnly picturesque horizon, however. Pioneer high temperature distillation work with accent on scale control has been performed at Wrightsville for...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Copper tubing process fails in GE's pilot testing

In Barnes and his asst. station mgr. , Will Hahn, is also cached one of the world's richest veins of desalting engineering understanding, from an historical and present technology point of view....

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Colt's pilot plant

The 60,000 GPD vacuum freezing vapor compression pilot plant operated by Colt Industries has chalked up an enviable record since being transferred from Beloit, Wis. to the station last year. So far...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Sweet Water Development's propane plant

Sweet Water Development is operating contractor for a 20,000 GPD propane hydrate freezing plant. This plant's crystallizer has functioned satisfactorily, making small 50 micron crystals in its...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Struthers's hydrate plant

Principal emphasis under the Struthers Scientific and International contract is on crystallization formation at the 15,000 GPD butane hydrate plant. No separation nor wash work is being performed...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Water for peace supporters

House Foreign Affairs Committee Supporters of Water for Peace are mustering forces for another try at winning approval of funds for next year's international conference. Last week the House of...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

IAEA Forum

The International Atomic Energy Agency, Hosmer argued, along with the United Nations already have forums for desalting and water resources. Better, he argued, for overseas nations to use the...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Construction bid postponed

Construction bid deadline has been postponed for the 2nd St. Thomas dual desalting station. Proposals are now due Oct. 11 at the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority for the 2.5 MGD 15,000 KWE...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Nuclear Associates International new venture

Nuclear desalting fuel economics and management is but one area in which the newly founded firm of Nuclear Associates International will offer its expert services and talents. The new co. formed...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

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...

Corpus Christi SWRO, TX 2 - U.S.A.

The client will submit an initial funding application with TWDB on 27 January 2020 to fund the design and construction of a 10MGD (37,850m3/d) facility (expandable up to 20MGD) at the Inner Harbor ...

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

At its meeting on 10 December 2019, the Santa Clara Valley Water District board voted to approve a 76-year partnership with the City of Palo Alto and the City of Mountain View to advance water reus...

SAKO Desalination and power plant phase 3 - Iran

The contract which had previously been awarded to Hyflux has been re-awarded to Horsol Switz Engineering Asia Pte. Ltd.

Alice BWRO - U.S.A.

The first Texas Water Development Board loan closed in November 2019. The client is awaiting TCEQ approval before bidding out the test well and well construction, which is now expected in January 2...

Oceanside IPR, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 18 December 2019, City Council approved the award of the contract for the construction of the advanced water purification facility to low bidder Shimmick, for $54,828,000. The pre...

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

Four teams submitted bids on 15 December 2019: 1) ACWA Power/GIC/Al Bawani; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) Marubeni/Marafiq; 4) Utico.