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HWROC background

It caught nobody by surprise that an evaluation of HWOCR was underway. Last yr.'s JCAE authorization proceedings had included cautionary words to AEC to look carefully at the concept and report...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Three contractors to develop HWOCR program

Combustion Engineering, Atomics International and Du Pont had been engaged under principal contracts to develop HWOCR. A joint HWOCR Program Office (HPO ) was organized the Summer of 1965 at Canoga...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Three companies compete for OSW's new desalting pilot plant

Dorr-Oliver, Pratt & Whitney and Cuno Div. of AMF are the three competitors for design and development of OSW's new transport depletion desalting pilot plant. The three co.'s submitted...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Udall's praise Middle East countries

Chief of U.S. Water Programs Interior Sect'y. Stewart Udall praised water development and planning in Middle East countries as "dynamic and exciting" and he now is searching out means for closer...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Udall visits Kuwait

A primary reason for Udall's visit was to cement a formal desalting technology information exchange with the Kingdom of Kuwait. Asked of the present status of the bilateral agreement, Udall replied...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Udall on Middle East region

Udall, in pointing up the greater reliance which the Arabian Peninsula would have to place in desalting, spoke high praise for the Shah of Iran: "I was rather fascinated to know that the Shah of...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Udall campaigns for water modification development programs

Udall, who is campaigning hard presently for weather modification development programs, particularly in the context of National Water Commission and Lower Colorado River legislative proposals now...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

OSW requests blanket authorization of expanded desalting program

BULLETIN: Both OSW's fiscal 1968 $23.2 million budget and its $57.2 million authorization to participate in the MWD project were approved by the House Interior Irrigation and Reclamation...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Economic obsolescence

In defense of its $6.5 million fair makret value, GSA took the total $11.4 million reproduction cost of desalting-power plants and claimed an "economic obsolescence" deduction of $1 million from...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

St. Croix flash plant ready for construction bids

Gov. Paiewonsky has asked V.I. Water and Power Authority to hold up on conconstruction bids for the St. Croix 1 MGD flash plant. Accordingly, the Authority last week sent out an amendment to its...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Kutch (FOKIA) - India

eThekwini desalination plant - South Africa

The municipality wants the pilot facility to run for a year, in order to gather information on its performance and gain confidence in the technology. Hitachi started demonstration operations at the...

Jorf Lasfar extension - Morocco

OCP is examining the possibility that JESA will build the 41,000m3/d extension of the plant. Works are expected to start later in 2020, and will take 24 months to complete. OCP has decided that it ...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

Instead of announcing a preferred bidder by the expected 30 April date, the client has instead opted to retender the project. Bids are due on 3rd August 2020. All nine prequalified teams will be in...

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

The supply contract for the reverse osmosis system, which had been awarded to H2O Innovation, was terminated at the end of April 2020, although no termination notice is understood to have been serv...

Tuticorin - India

The bid submissions deadline has been pushed back, and now falls on 21 May 2020.

Morro Bay WWTP, CA - U.S.A.

H2O Innovation has won the contract to supply the RO system.

Fortaleza SWRO - Brazil

CAGECE has launched an 'Edital', and proposals are due in on 1st September 2020

Safi SWRO - Morocco

The desalination plant will supply the existing fertiliser plant at Safi. OCP wants to have the plant online by 2025-2026. The company is currently running studies to determine the location of the ...

Bahía de Palma - Spain

The Balearics regional government has approved the lifting of the suspension on the tendering of this contract because of the need to ensure the continued functioning of the plant. Economic proposa...

Vadinar Refinery SWRO - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended yet again, and now falls on 2nd May 2020.

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

A water purchase agreement was signed with the ACWA Power/GIC/Al Bawani team on 30 April 2020. A team comprising Abengoa and Sepco III has been selected to undertake the EPC work.

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1) - U.S.A.

Clean Energy Capital is now scheduled to deliver its water production cost analysis in mid-May 2020, which will present a financial model that estimates cost ranges for the water to be produced at ...

San Dieguito/San Elijo BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

As of May 2020, the client is five months into the one-year pump test at the pilot well, and so far the results have been as expected. If the results remain positive once the test is completed, the...

Pure Water Project Las Virgenes-Triunfo - U.S.A.

A JPA workshop could be held in June or July 2020 to discuss the Pure Water Project, the delivery method, the RFP for an owner’s advisor/programme manager, and the environmental review process, amo...

Pure Water Project Demo - U.S.A.

The Pure Water demonstration project is expected to have a "soft opening" in June 2020, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for 11 September 2020. The plant is being built by Pacific Hydrotech.

Facility E IWPP - Qatar

Following delays to the timeline imposed by the impact of COVID-19, the official deadline for bid submissions is now understood to be 17 August 2020.

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

In April 2020, City Council approved the submission of a $222.4 million funding application to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) to design and build a 20MGD (75,700m3/d) SWRO facility (expan...

Pure Water Monterey Expansion, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 27 April 2020, the Monterey One Water board is expected to certify the draft supplemental environmental impact report relating to the proposed plant expansion. Immediately thereaf...

Oceanside,CA - U.S.A.

Proposals are due on 15 May 2020 in response to the RFP for the design of a brine minimisation step at the City of Oceanside's existing 6.37MGD (24,110m³/d) reverse osmosis plant, the Mission Basin...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

GWI understands that the client is still planning to select a preferred bidder on its chosen date of 30 April.

Chennai 4 (Perur) - India

Sources have indicated that a request for qualifications could be issued to selected bidders in May 2020. As yet GWI is not aware of plans for an advertisement for expressions of interest.

Ras al-Khair 3 - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the fourth quarter of 2021. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q3 2022, request for qualifications the same quarte...

Shuqaiq 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the fourth quarter of 2021. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q1 2023, request for qualifications the same quarte...

Ghubrah 3 IWP - Oman

The GS Inima/Sogex bid is understood to be the frontrunner. Two teams submitted bids for the project in December 2019: GS Inima/Sogex and Sumitomo/Malakoff.

Ras Al-Khair 2 - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the fourth quarter of 2021. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2022.

Ras Mohaisen IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2020, request for qualifications in Q3 2020, and a request for prop...

Jubail 6 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q4 2020, request for qualifications the same quarter, and a request fo...

Shoaiba 5 - Saudi Arabia

The project was included in SWPC’s long-term plans for capacity-building, and was expected to be commissioned in 2029. However it was not included in SWPC's most recent procurement forecasts, cover...

Tabuk 1 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q1 2021.