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Soviet competition

Tossing its hat Into the circle of competition for international desalting plant sales, the U.S.S.R. submitted a bid for the 9.6 MGD Kuwait job. What's more, the Soviet agency Techmashexport's bid...

Water Desalination Report, 05-01-1967

Hunter chosen new OSW Director

Jack A. Hunter is to be the new OSW Director, Water Desalination Report, has learned, and his selection to the 6-mos. old vacancy probably is to be officially announced this week. For Hunter,...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Water for Peace conference

Some 450 technical papers have been received for the water for peace conference, and now begins the ticklish task of picking ones to be presented orally at the world conference next May 23-31. Karl...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Selection meetings

Next month, to help select the conference papers, the committee will meet with and enlist counsel of five international intergovernmental organizations. Deadline for selection of the papers is...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Russian boycott

A threat by the Soviets not to participate in the conference, rumour now is, has been averted. The Russians were highly irked at invitations being sent only to those nations with which the U.S. had...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Kaiser-Catalytic

Earlier this year Kaiser Engineering and Catalytic Construction completed a study of a 100 MGD 200 MWE nuclear desalting plant (WDR, 31 Mar '66,1). The Kaiser-Catalytic study showed the combination...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Group members

Others in Bunker's travelling group are Dean Peterson, former water resources adviser in the President's Office of Science and Technology, now dean of engineering at Utah State Univ. Others are...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Desalted water

Desalted water can be stored underground with little loss of volume concluded the panel of experts convened early last month by the United Nations to determine proper balances between water...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

OSW's Ralph Parsons expert on desalting cost

Ralph M Parsons is fast becoming OSW's expert for desalting cost accounting. The co. is now developing a uniform system of accounts for desalting plants under a $60,000 contract, to last four mos....

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Normalized studies

Under the Saline Act, OSW is charged with determining the economics, reliability and feasibility of desalting processes for supplying water for beneficial consumptive purposes. To get at straight...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Ilo desal plant (Moquegua) - Peru

One project proposal submitted during the September 2019 window has been selected for further evaluation by MVCS and ProInversión. The undisclosed project proponent will be responsible for formulat...

Hampton Roads ASR project, VA - U.S.A.

An RFQ for the design-build contract to build the first of five full-scale advanced water treatment plants has been released, and a non-mandatory pre-qualification conference has been scheduled for...

Bahía de Palma - Spain

O&M for three years, renewable thereafter by up to two years in one-year increments. To operate and maintain the 64,800m3/d Bahía de Palma desalination plant, which is currently operated by Suez. B...

Fortaleza SWRO - Brazil

On 4th February 2020, the Tribunal de Contas of Ceará State issued a series of recommendations for altering the draft "edital", which it claims could generate savings of around BRL49 million ($11.5...

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

An RFP relating to the contract to operate the future North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter is now expected to be sent to shortlisted bidders in Q1 2020, ahead of an award by 30 June 2020. The short...

Cabo San Lucas expansion - Mexico

The procurement schedule for the project has been pushed back, with a project tender now anticipated in March 2020. The national government's infrastructure plan, released on 26 November 2019, envi...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant - Palestine

The EIB has launched a tender process for a €4.8 million three-year technical assistance contract to help implement the proposed desalination project. Expressions of interest are due in on 6th Marc...

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

Three companies have been shortlisted for the O&M contract – which is styled as an "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract: Inframark, Jacobs, and Suez. An award is likely to follow in ...

Los Pelambres - Chile

Aquatech has been awarded the contract to supply the desalination system. Bechtel Engineering holds the EPC contract in January 2019.

Erongo Region Desalination Plant - Namibia

The concept workshop for the desalination feasibility study was held in Windhoek on 29-30 January 2020, and brought all the stakeholders together to evaluate the preliminary findings. The study, wh...

South Tarawa Water Supply Project - Kiribati

The tendering schedule for the project has been delayed, with the contracts for the desalination plant and the water network now expected to be tendered at the end of Q2 2020.

Tuticorin FGD desal - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended yet again, and now falls on 14 February 2020. The project is open to international competitive bidding.

Pure Water Project Las Virgenes-Triunfo - U.S.A.

The RFP process for the preparation of a Preliminary Engineering and Environmental Constraints Analysis Report relating to the Pure Water Project has been placed on indefinite hold. The original bi...

Alger West (Fouka Marine) - Algeria

AEC has shortlisted two companies following the evaluation of technical bids. Financial bids will be opened on 2nd March 2020, after which the low bidder will provisionally be awarded the contract....

El Tarf - Algeria

AEC has shortlisted three companies following the evaluation of technical bids. Financial bids will be opened on 2nd March 2020, after which the low bidder will provisionally be awarded the contrac...

Guerbes SWRO - Algeria

AEC issued a new open tender for the project in September 2019, after a previous restricted RFP failed to garner enough interest. Bids are due to be opened on 3rd February 2020, with a contract awa...

Souk Tleta - Algeria

AEC launched a new RFP for a contractor in November 2019 (a previous tender process was mothballed after just one offer was received). Bidders have until 23 March 2020 to submit their offers, and t...

Kundli CETP upgrade - India

The contract has been awarded to Subhash Infra Engineers.

Panki Thermal Power reuse - India

The contract has been awarded to Suez India.

Western Galilee - Israel

A request for statements of qualification has been issued by the client. The deadline for submissions is 1st June 2020. Qualification details and application forms can be found at bit.ly/37pDurZ

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

An RFP has been issued. Ten teams were qualified to bid on the project in August 2019: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) Cobra; 4) Engie; 5) Malakoff; 6) Marubeni/Marafiq; 7) Mitusbishi C...

Sutrapada desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Mandvi desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Devbhoomi Dwarka desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Bhavnagar desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Tourgan SWRO - Iran

The client has cancelled the tender process, and is likely to merge the planned capacity into the West Qeshm Island SWRO project.

West Qeshm SWRO - Iran

The client has cancelled the tender process, and is likely to issue a new tender for a larger capacity plant in the west of Qeshm Island.

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

Interviews with the four companies which are believed to have been pre-qualified for the O&M contract – which is styled as an "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract – are scheduled to ...

Torrevieja SWRO expansion - Spain

The results of the technical evaluation of the proposals submitted for the initial design project are as follows: 1) arada Ingeniería/Desalia Water: 16.25 pts; 2) Ecoagua Ingenieros/Eptisa Servicio...

Valdelentisco O&M contract - Spain

To operate and maintain the 136,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant at Valdelentisco in Murcia under an O&M contract for three years. The asset is currently operated by Suez Treatment Solutions ...