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Aid to push for solar desalting projects

To set the record straight on solar desalting economics and to spur construction in parts of the world xjhere solar plants are appropriate: these are the two big aims of a just completed exposition...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Financing

Money for solar plants, the AID pamphlet says, could partially come from U.S. counterpart funds held in foreigh countries. Reference is made by AID to the Office of Controller's accounting of some...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Economics

The study lists major advantages and shortcomings of solar distillation, major advantage being free fuel costs, which accounts for 35-40 per cent of flash distillation costs. Big disadvantages are...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

New player in manufacturing

A new firm, Solar Industries has started manufacturing plastic-lined stills in Wichita. The new co. says it will make solar plants of sizes up to 300,000 GPD. It will also market smaller 8,000 GPD...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Solar Energy Society held its annual meeting

Meanwhile, too, at annual meeting of the Solar Energy Society last week at Arizona State Univ. the projection was that from the current 2 MGD, world solar capacity would leap to 8 MGD by the end of...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Invitation bids for Saudi Arabia's turbine generators now issued

Invitation for the two 27,600 KWE extraction steam turbine generators has been issued by Burns and Roe, as first of a four-part construction package for the 5 MGD 50,000 KWE dual purpose...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Large contract

Burns & Roe, retained by OSW and Saudi Arabia as A-E for the project, has also just been advanced a $6.3 million contract by OSW to procure major hardware for the project and provide overall...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Pylon Inc. gets San Diego contracts

California Dept of Water Resources awarded to Pylon Inc last week at $192,240 contract to install the desalted water transmission facility between OSW's San Diego Saline Water Test Facility and the...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

CEGELERG won Caribbean plant design contract

France's Compagnie Generale D' Etudes (CEGELERG) is designing the 130,000 GPD flash plant to be built at St. Martin de la Guadeloupe in the Caribbean. The Cegelerg work plan calls for installation...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Test-bed, prototypes

Consideration of OSW's $23.2 million fiscal 1968 budget authorization bill also began at the House Committee meeting, but wasn't completed. The Committee's Irrigation and Reclamation Subcommittee...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Ashkelon - Israel

The SPV (VID Desalition Company) is 50% owned by IDE, 25% by Veolia & 25% by Dankner Ellern. The EPC contract has been awarded to a 50:50 JV between IDE and OTV. O&M will be undertaken by a company...

Abutaraba - Libya

Gecol has signed a contract with France’s Sidem to build the plant. The initial fincing would also appear to be in place as Sidem has received a letter of credit from the Central Bank of Libya. Con...

Haql Phase 3 - 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...

Shuweihat 2 - United Arab Emirates

Based on ADWEA’s forecasts, the demand for water in Abu Dhabi will increase at an average growth rate of 6.8% per annum in the period 2003-15. ADWEA is therefore expected to continue its policy of ...

West Basin, CA - U.S.A.

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

This is a greenfield IWPP which will serve the Kingdom’s eastern region cities. Progress is very much dependent on what happens at Shoaiba – the first plant in the Kingdom’s IWPP programme (below)....

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

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

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

Chennai - Minjur - India

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Chemfab announced the project in January, explaining that a water shortage is constraining the expansion of its caustic soda plant. The expected cost of the water would be $1.04/m3. Energy supply i...

Salalah - Oman

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

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