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Money matters

Argument over how much City of Los Angeles should pay on the MWD plant -- if any -- will provide the fireworks at water price hearings starting up this week by Metropolitan Water District of...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Congressional hearings

A second item on the MWD plant's new year agenda, one not likely to prove so nettlesome as the L.A. taxpayer problem, is Congressional approval of OSW's $67.2 million participation in the project.

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Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Design job

The working group for the project missed its goal of having a Govt.- MWD contract negotiated in December. But it has completed a preliminary draft of the OSW-AEC-MWD contract setting forth...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

New director for Dept of Water Resources

Another event of moment for California desalting is appointment of William Gianelli as Director of Dept. of Water Resources. Not known in detail, however, following his appointment by Gov. Reagan...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Warne-Lilienthal

Warne has accepted a position with the International Development Co., headed by David E. Lilienthal. Warne will set up an office for the firm in Davis, Calif.

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Back to business

First nuclear powered desalting plant was back online last week at Navy's McMurdo Sound Station in Antarctica. The 14,000 GPD flash unit operated on steam from the 1500 KWE reactor, PM-3A, built by...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Construction set back

Deadline for construction bids on the 2.5 MGD flash test module is set back to Jan. 30 by 0SW. Reason for moving the date back from the previously scheduled Jan. 16 bid opening is to give bidders...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Self-repairing membranes

Self-repairing membranes? This is what Oak Ridge says it has discovered in the form of harmless chemicals, which when added to saline water beneficially act as filters to remove salt when the feed...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Industry doubts

Effectiveness of the membranes is much dependent on the salt concentration of the feed water. Oak Ridge doubts sea water could ever be desalted economically, but doesn't give up hope for the...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Water terms and vocabulary completed

A thesaurus of water research terms and vocabulary has been completed by Office of Water Resources Research, as one of the first important steps on the way to establishing a Water Resources Science...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Beni Saf - Algeria

A special purpose company to implement the project is due to be established later this month. It will be known as Beni Saf Water Company. Spain’s Geida consortium (comprising Cobra, Befesa, Codesa ...

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Bids for the project were opened in July. It is widely believed that the best offer in price terms is a proposal based on RO submitted by the local Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Company...

Jijel - Algeria

Chennai - Minjur - India

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Chennai - Minjur - India

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Santa Eulalia - Spain

Following the change of government in Madrid the projected capacity of the plant is under review. Guarantees have been received by the Balearic Government that construction will begin in 2005.

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

EIR currently in progress, and should be complete by the end of December. Poseidon has asked for expressions of interest from EPC contractors by 20th November to work on their proposed Carlsbad pla...

Zawia - Libya

The project has been re-bid. There is a 30th August deadline for receipt of offers. Seven or eight companies, including Weir, Sidem, Hyundai, Doosan and possibly Alfa Laval and VA Tech, are thought...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP has been revised to 1Q 2005. The first units are due to start production in 3Q 2008. The plant will be crude oil fired. WEC’s advisers are HSBC (financial), Clifford Ch...

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Gwadar Industrial Estate - Pakistan

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Tianjin Dagang - China

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Chennai - Minjur - India

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Gwadar Industrial Estate - Pakistan

Sur IWP - Oman

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain