News

Latest News

Browse news by date :

Proposed OSW patent regulations go on view

New patent regulations for OSW have been hammered out by Interior Dept.'s Solicitor Office and the OSW staff, and are included in the full departmental regulations now being circulated for informal...

Water Desalination Report, 05-10-1967

AEC and OSW similarity on regulations

Of all existing Govt. agency patent regulations, Cohen says the proposed OSW regulations are closest to AEC's. One difference, however, with AEC's regulations is that OSW's have the requirement...

Water Desalination Report, 05-10-1967

Bid invitation released for RO pilot plant

Reverse osmosis firms are concentrating on reverse R.O. schemes this week, in a headlong scramble after a small 4000 GPD experimental unit bearing a meager price tag, but which may hold the key to...

Water Desalination Report, 21-09-1967

Curbs & Whey

Some 22 billion lbs of cheese whey (about 3 billion liquid gals) are produced by U.S. dairies each yr., according to the Dept.'s Agricultural Research Service. And though a simple repast it was for...

Water Desalination Report, 21-09-1967

Universal protests

Specifications of the Agriculture invitation, to gain a turbulent, flow to provide a scouring action of the membrane surfaces to prevent their clogging by whey ingredients, stipulate a bonded...

Water Desalination Report, 21-09-1967

American Hydrotherm Pres. Geiringer hot idea

Pres Paul Geiringer of American Hydrotherm has the idea hot water jet compressors, using non-moving parts, free of problems associated with mechanical compressors, offer great hope for economic...

Water Desalination Report, 21-09-1967

New site for OSW's brackish test center

Roswell, N.M. will be site of OSW's new brackish test center and in most repects will fill the same role in testing various processes for the great reserves of inland U.S. brackish waters as do the...

Water Desalination Report, 21-09-1967

A-E contract

Design of the brackish center is now underway by Henningson, Durham and Richardson of Phoenix. The firm is supplying all personnel, materials, equipment and services under a $77,500 contract....

Water Desalination Report, 21-09-1967

Fee

Bechtel's total compensation is comprised of an estimated 330,000 man-hrs., at $7.75 per hr., plus indirect costs, direct costs (consultants, model tests, materials and supplies, transportation,...

Water Desalination Report, 21-09-1967

Gov't utility contracts

The Board also voted to sign contracts with the Govt. and the three area utilities participating in the dual project, Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas and Electric and Los Angeles Dept. of...

Water Desalination Report, 21-09-1967

Jubail 2 replacement - Saudi Arabia

To construct a 1,000,000m3/d SWRO desalination plant aimed at replacing an ageing thermal facility. The new facility will have the option to use the intake at the existing Jubail 2 power and water ...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Proposals for the construction contract were received as follows: 1) Shimmick ($86,689,000); 2) Overaa ($89,766,000); 3) Kiewit ($90,458,000); 4) Mountain Cascade, Inc. ($101,368,000). All four exc...

Riverside County IPR Project, CA - U.S.A.

The Title 22 engineering reports prepared by CDM Smith are expected to be finalised and approved in early 2021, and the client is also expecting to release a draft EIR in January 2021. Final design...

Kangan Petro Refining desal (phase 2) SWRO - Iran

To construct a seawater reverse osmosis plant with a capacity of 3,736m3/hr (89,664m3/d) and a brackish water RO plant with capacity of 3,175m3/hr (76,200m3/d) to supply process water to Kangan Pet...

Kangan Petro Refining desal (phase 2) BWRO - Iran

To construct a seawater reverse osmosis plant with a capacity of 3,736m3/hr (89,664m3/d) and a brackish water RO plant with capacity of 3,175m3/hr (76,200m3/d) to supply process water to Kangan Pet...

Chennai 4 (Perur) - India

Statements of qualification are now due in on 16 December 2020, after the deadline was pushed back. The contract is open to international competitive bidding. The client is working with an advisory...

North City Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

The $138.01 million North City Pure Water Pipeline package went out to bid out on 30 November 2020, and mandatory pre-bid meetings have been scheduled for 10 and 14 December 2020. Bids are due in o...

Chira-Soria SWRO, Gran Canaria

According to Red Eléctrica, a shortlist of pre-selected bidders has been compiled, and a confidential bidding process is underway. The process is expected to last until April 2021, after which the ...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

On 25 November, DEWA officially named the Utico team as preferred bidder, indicating it would develop the project with a chosen capacity of 120MIGD.

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

The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board is due to consider the renewal of the NPDES permit for the AES electricity generating station at its meeting on 4th December 2020.

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 24 November 2020, City Council authorised $15 million in interim financing to cover part of the capital cost of the project.

Sagunto - Spain

The economic bids for the €207,210, 4.5-month temporary contract are as follows: 1) Abengoa Agua (€145,000); 2) Acciona Agua (€134,684); 3) Cadagua (€164,271); 4) Pavagua Ambiental (€155,408); 5) R...

Adeje Arona WWTP - Spain

The economic and technical bids are as follows: 1) Cadagua/Acciona (€3.947 million/35.25 pts); 2) Aqualia (€3.898 million/30.5 pts); 3) Ionics Ibérica (€3.574 million/30.25 pts); 4) Sacyr Agua/Sant...

San Pedro del Pinatar, Murcia - Spain

The contract has now officially been awarded to Acciona Agua. The company bid €2.373 million, and received a technical score of 45 pts.

KGPC BWRO plant - Iran

The client has extended the deadline for the submission of technical and financial proposals until 20 December 2020.

Santa Rosa Valley Desalter, CA - U.S.A.

As of November 2020 the project remains on hold.

Indian Wells Valley BWRO - U.S.A.

On 19 November 2020, the Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority board approved a funding agreement with the Indian Wells Valley Water District (as lead agency) for the brackish water study. As o...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1 - U.S.A.

Inframark is understood to be the preferred O&M contractor, and negotiations are believed to be underway ahead of a formal contract signing.

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 24 November 2020, City Council is due to vote on whether to authorise $15 million in interim financing to cover part of the capital cost of the project. The money would be provide...

IGCAR SWRO upgrade - India

To operate and maintain an existing 2MIGD (9,092m3/d) seawater reverse osmosis plant serving the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) at Kalpakkam. The scope of the contract also includ...

Al Ghubrah 3 IWP - Oman

The GS Inima/Sogex team has been issued a letter of award for the contract. Fisia Italimpianti is the EPC contractor.

Tuas WRP - Singapore

Ten bids were received for contract C2B, which covers the product water pumping facilities: 1) China Harbour (Singapore) Engineering Company (S$125 million); 2) China State Construction Engineering...

Coronado golf course recycling plant, CA - U.S.A.

An RFQ for the design-build phase is expected to be released in January 2021, with an RFP scheduled to be released to shortlisted bidders in March 2021. An award is likely in July 2021.

Oxnard reuse expansion, CA - U.S.A.

In November 2020, Oxnard's aquifer storage and recovery project was named as one of 67 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing under the $5 billion FY2020 WIFIA loan progr...

Ventura Water IPR/DPR phase 1 - U.S.A.

In November 2020, this project was named as one of 67 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing under the $5 billion FY2020 WIFIA loan programme.

North City Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

In November 2020, Phase I of the project was named as one of 67 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing under the $5 billion FY2020 WIFIA loan programme. The interest in a...

Provo WRF, UT - U.S.A.

In November 2020, the ASR project was named as one of 67 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing under the $5 billion FY2020 WIFIA loan programme.

El-Quseir IWP - Egypt

A desalination plant to be procured on a privately financed basis, with a capacity of 20-40,000m3/d. Egypt's Ministry of Finance has confirmed the process of tendering the project will begin in Jan...

Hamam City IWP - Egypt

A desalination plant to be procured on a privately financed basis, with a capacity of 190,000m3/d. Egypt's Ministry of Finance has confirmed the process of tendering the project will begin in Janua...

Marsa Alam IWP - Egypt

A desalination plant to be procured on a privately financed basis, with a capacity of 20-40,000m3/d. Egypt's Ministry of Finance has confirmed the process of tendering the project will begin in Jan...