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Saylor rankled

Rep. John Saylor (RPa. ) claimed OSW has turned into a "Frankenstein, that's bigger than we can handle." He criticized OSW for not discovering new ways to make fresh water, for only accomplishing...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Test-bed construction

The OSW-drafted authorization bill also included amendments to the Saline Water Act to grant OSW additional authority to build test-bed and prototype plants in 1-15 MGD sizes. The bill would also...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Foreign policy

Asked to state U.S. policy toward other nations in the field of desalting, Di Luzio said the policy is substantially the same now as two-yrs. ago at time of the 1st International Desalination...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Mexican setback

Saylor referred to the recent death of Mexican AEC Commissioner Nabor Carillo-Flores and wondered if the "moving force" behind Mexico's desalting program had been stilled. OSW Director Jack Hunter...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Budget hearing

Sen. Carl Hayden (D-AR1Z.) went ahead with hearings by the Senate Appropriations Interior Subcommittee on Friday on OSW's FY-68 budget. House Appropriations Committee held hearings on the OSW...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Sell out

Eagle eyes of the General Accounting Office plus an unbudging Congressional Subcommittee have narrowly saved the Govt, from being taken to the cleaners on sale of Virgin Island desalting-power...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Sale renegotiated

Later, however, after GAO gave Congress on Mar. 2, 1966 the opinion that the Udall-inspired sale under the V.I. Corporation Act was illegal and invalid, Gov, Paiewonsky, a member of the Vicorp...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Spain awards Las Palmas jobs to Dutch Co. studying new nuclear - fired project

A definitive contract is to be signed with Werkspoor by the Spanish Govt, in April for turnkey construction of the Las Palmas 20,000 KWE: 5 MGD power desalting plant. Ten international bids...

Water Desalination Report, 09-03-1967

Transmission facility

Concurrently, the Calif. Dept. of Water Resources has put out the call to industry for construction of the water conveyance system from the San Diego testing station to the municipal water mains.


Water Desalination Report, 09-03-1967

Flour's desalting management

Fluor's no.1 desalting management spot has been assumed by Glenn B. Scott, who also doubles as western area sales mgr. for the versatile Calif, engineering design- construction co. Scott replaces...

Water Desalination Report, 09-03-1967

Shoaiba 3 - Saudi Arabia

Three consortia are expected to submit bids for the project by the 5 March deadline. They are: a consortium of International Power, Saudi Oger, Xenel, Mitsui & Co., and Sumitomo Corporation; a pair...

Tripoli - Libya

Gecol reports that the project is now “under contracting”. The preferred bidder is thought to be Sidem.

Hadera - Israel

Wajh 4 - Saudi Arabia

A venture of Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Company (SSEM) and Metito is the overall low bidder for Al Wajh and five other plants on the Kingdom s Red Sea coast (Rabigh, Ummluj, Alleeth,...

El Prat del Llobregat - Spain

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

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

The project has been developed by Poseidon Resources on an unsolicited basis. The city council sent back the EIR for further clarifications in December. A new EIR draft was prepared and is under de...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Taweelah RO - United Arab Emirates

The developer consortium is understood to be in negotiations with its EPC contractor about how to improve plant design. This follows a ‘suggestion’ from the client that it incorporate technology no...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Freeport SWRO, TX - U.S.A.

The proposed location is the Dow Chemical Complex, Freeport. Consulting engineers Camp, Dresser & McKee (CDM) completed a feasibility study financed by the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). TWD...

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Moss Landing/Kaiser Refractory site, CA - U.S.A.

Pajaro/Sunny Mesa CSD has secured a site at the Kaiser [National] Refractory site with the support of property developer Nader Agha for a desalination plant of unknown capacity. It has appointed Ke...

Sand City - U.S.A.

Umm Luji - Saudi Arabia

A venture of Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Company (SSEM) and Metito is the overall low bidder for Ummluj and five other plants on the Kingdom’s Red Sea coast (Qunfuthah, Rabigh, Al Waj...

Sand City - U.S.A.

Abutaraba - Libya

Gecol reports that the Abutaraba plant is now under construction. The contractor is France’s Sidem.

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Campo Dalías - Spain

Menorca - Ciutadella - Spain

The contract has been awarded to a consortium of Pridesa and Talo Pons. Project presented in the autumn. The environment ministry in Madrid says funds are not available to finance this project. The...

Menorca - Ciutadella - Spain

Following the change of government in Madrid, the projected capacity of the plant is under review. Construction will not now begin before 2006.

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Hadera - Israel

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Al Fujairah 1 (RO) - United Arab Emirates

UWEC has appointed Innogy and Water Consultants International to undertake a review of the Phase 1 plant system following a series of blackouts in the second half of 2004 . The consultants were due...

El Prat del Llobregat - Spain

Jijel - Algeria

AEC has pushed the deadline for technical offers back to the second or third quarter of this year (June or July).