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Work stopped on large desalting reactor

AEC has issued a stop-work order on the Heavy Water Organic Cooled Reactor (HWOCR), reactor concept on which it had pinned long range hopes for powering large desalting plants. Cancellation of the...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

HWROC background

It caught nobody by surprise that an evaluation of HWOCR was underway. Last yr.'s JCAE authorization proceedings had included cautionary words to AEC to look carefully at the concept and report...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Three contractors to develop HWOCR program

Combustion Engineering, Atomics International and Du Pont had been engaged under principal contracts to develop HWOCR. A joint HWOCR Program Office (HPO ) was organized the Summer of 1965 at Canoga...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Transition: A.L. Miller

A.L. Miller, OSW's 2nd Director, died last week in Washington of a heart ailment, after having suffered several attacks recently. "Doc" Miller, as he was known to the desalting field, a medical...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Senate Interior Committee offers sympathy for desalting program

Senate Interior Committee offered some sympathy to an initial 3-yr, authorization of . the expanded 5-yr. desalting program at hearings on Friday on OSW's fiscal 1968 budget. The sympathy was all...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Three companies compete for OSW's new desalting pilot plant

Dorr-Oliver, Pratt & Whitney and Cuno Div. of AMF are the three competitors for design and development of OSW's new transport depletion desalting pilot plant. The three co.'s submitted...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Udall's praise Middle East countries

Chief of U.S. Water Programs Interior Sect'y. Stewart Udall praised water development and planning in Middle East countries as "dynamic and exciting" and he now is searching out means for closer...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Udall visits Kuwait

A primary reason for Udall's visit was to cement a formal desalting technology information exchange with the Kingdom of Kuwait. Asked of the present status of the bilateral agreement, Udall replied...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Udall on Middle East region

Udall, in pointing up the greater reliance which the Arabian Peninsula would have to place in desalting, spoke high praise for the Shah of Iran: "I was rather fascinated to know that the Shah of...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

Udall campaigns for water modification development programs

Udall, who is campaigning hard presently for weather modification development programs, particularly in the context of National Water Commission and Lower Colorado River legislative proposals now...

Water Desalination Report, 23-03-1967

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