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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

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Khobar 4 - Saudi Arabia

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

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

Project developed by Poseidon Resources on an unsolicited basis. The city council sent back the EIR for further clarifications in December, prompting the MWDOC to moot the possibility of taking ove...

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Consultant Black & Veatch commenced work on the project in 3Q 2003 and has delivered its report to the client (including the draft EPC documents). The next stage is for SWCC to launch a competitive...

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Chennai - Minjur - India

Santa Cruz SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

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

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

Salalah - Oman

Mostaganem - Algeria

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Blue Hills - Bahamas

Eight groups were notified of their prequalification in mid-January. They are: Ondeo Degrémont of France; the UK’s Biwater Intertiol; Israel’s IDE Technologies; Consolidated Water of the Cayman Isl...

Mostaganem - Algeria

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

West Basin, CA - U.S.A.

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation has been appointed by SWCC to provide consultancy services including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. Kuljian’s contract covers two plants on the Red Sea co...

Ras Abu Jarjur Exp. - Bahrain

MEW awarded the EPC contract to Japan’s Sasakura Engineering in early January. The project commenced on 2nd February and will take 18 months to complete.

Sur IWP - Oman

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Tripoli - Libya

The same three companies which are contesting the Benghazi South project (above) have submitted offers for the Tripoli plant. It is likely that both projects will be awarded to one company.

Jebel Ali L2 - United Arab Emirates

DEWA has invited companies to submit bids for a contract to provide engineering consultancy services for the Jebel Ali L2 power and desalition station (http://e-services.dewa.gov.ae/dws/tenders/Ten...

Santa Cruz SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Shuweihat 2 - United Arab Emirates