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Reynolds will build aluminum pilot plant for Wrightsville beach

OSW's long-held desire to test aluminum's applicability to desalting plants is realized under an assignment just handed Reynolds Metals. A contract is now in final negotiation stages with Reynolds...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Aqua-Chem subcontract

The Reynolds pilot plant will be multistage flash and have characteristics of maximum brine temperature of 250 F. and performance ratios of 6-8. For design, construction and start-up of the plant...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Wrightsville beach

Current plans call for a second phase contract for Reynolds under which the plant would be operated continuously for several years. The plant will be located at OSW's Wrightsville Beach test...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Desalination cost cut by using new vacuum freezing technique

A new vacuum freezing technique said to cut desalination costs in half has been patented by Israeli inventor Moshe Goldberger, according to The Jerusalem Post. In a recent article, the Israeli...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Aqua Chem court battle

Aqua Chem, long threatening a battle royal in the courts over basic patents claimed here and abroad on the long tube, brine recirculation flash distillation evaporator, has made good its promise. A...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Bill granted

OSW's participation in the MWD project was approved in record time by the Senate last week. The authorization bill covering OSW's $57.2 million grant toward the project passed on a voice vote,...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Nothing is broadening as success

Asst. Interior Sect'y. Frank C. Di Luzio has demonstrated before Congress. Di Luzio before the Senate Interior Committee and the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy asserted he would advance waste...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

OSW's Membrane Div new chief

OSW's Membrane Div has a new chief Kenkere Channabasappa . A native of India, Channabasappa comes to OSW from Melpar, where he headed the co.'s electrochemistry and natural resources development...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

New water resources-desalting assistance program begins at aid

State Dept.'s Agency for International Development is taking the offensive against global water ills and is setting in motion an assistance program in water resources for developing countries. To...

Water Desalination Report, 22-09-1966

Water for Peace

President Johnson's Water For Peace program furnishes the cue for the current surveys. The cablegram also references the President's announcement last year of the beginning of Water For Peace and...

Water Desalination Report, 22-09-1966

Cambria Long-Term Water Supply Project - U.S.A.

Haql Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation has been appointed by SWCC to provide consultancy services including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. The project covers the addition of 4,500m3/d of capaci...

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

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

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Cambria Long-Term Water Supply Project - U.S.A.

Brockton - U.S.A.

Expecting plant permit by December. Inima subsidiary Aquaria Water LLC contracted. Most important permits granted but minor ones still outstanding for abstraction from the Taunton River. Constructi...

Chennai - Minjur - India

Cambria Long-Term Water Supply Project - U.S.A.

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

Cambria Long-Term Water Supply Project - U.S.A.

Carollo Engineers has been awarded the contract to update a 1990s design produced by the Army Corps of Engineers. Permitting and design is expected to take two years. Plant size, site and prospecti...

Chennai - Minjur - India

El Hamma - Algeria

Project developer Ionics has formed a special purpose company, Hamma Water Desalination (HWD), with AEC. HWD is 70% owned by Ionics and 30% by AEC. Sonatrach will guarantee the take-or-pay water su...

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Two developers, Beida Jade Bird New Energy Scientific Co, and China National Nuclear Corporation, have proposed this nuclear desalination plant as a joint venture with the Dalian Municipality. It h...

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Sur IWP - Oman

Tianjin Dagang - China

Chennai - Minjur - India

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Andratx - Spain

Following the change of government in Madrid the projected capacity of the plant is under review. Construction will not now begin before 2008.

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia