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ACS conference proclaims coming of age of economic desalting plants

Last week's desalting panels of the American Chemical Society annual meetings at Miami beach, if anything proved the hit-and-miss infancy of saline water conversion is over. Taking the child's...

Water Desalination Report, 20-04-1967

Eilat record

Performance of the Eilat plant since starting up in April 1965, and after initial debugging has been since Ddec 21, 1965 to Dec 30, 1966, prodction of 349 million gals., or 93 per cent of design...

Water Desalination Report, 20-04-1967

Optimum temperatures

In his discussion of the MWD plant, J. W. Porter of Bechtel reminded that only the 150 MGD 1600 MWE nuclear fired plant's conceptual design has so far been completed. Meanwhile, as Congress presses...

Water Desalination Report, 20-04-1967

Plant factor

Based on last year's study of the 100 MGD 200 MWE nuclear desalting plant for Israel, J. R, Wilson of Kaiser Engineers in a paper co-authored by Nathan Arad of the Israeli Joint Seawater Desalting...

Water Desalination Report, 20-04-1967

Pump development

Lockheed's pump expert, C. A. Schalla, basically agreed with Wilson's finding that high availability can be had for large plant pump systems. But such yet to be built pumps, requiring metallurgical...

Water Desalination Report, 20-04-1967

Problem solved

A compromise solution on OSW fiscal 1968 authorization bills was reached by House Interior Committee in voting last week the $23.2 million budget -- all OSW had asked for. The Committee stuck by...

Water Desalination Report, 20-04-1967

OSW's open seminar

All interested parties are invited to an open seminar on establishing a materials information center by OSW, to be held next week, Apr. 25th, in the Interior Dept. Main Auditorium. In particular,...

Water Desalination Report, 20-04-1967

Dept. of Agriculture to finance desalting plant

The Ionics 50,000 GPD plant is being bought under a $97,500 contract, and will be installed along with a new $500,000 water and sewer system authorized by the small farming community last May....

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

Hearing for test-bed and prototype construction authority continues

"Don't try to snow us," just go slowly and answer our questions fully, is how Rep. Wayne N. Aspinall (D-Colo.), Chairman of the House Interior Committee opened last week's continuing hearings on...

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

New desalting process

Di Luzio hit his peak form in refuting contentions that OSW was established in 1950 to uncover new desalting processes and has failed in that assignment. Rep. John Saylor (R-Pa.), most often the...

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

Gaza Central Desalination Plant - Palestine

Bids for the €4.8 million three-year technical assistance contract are due in on 16 July 2020.

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

A strategic planning workshop is scheduled to be held on 27 May 2020 by the JPA in order to discuss cost-sharing, water allocation, and institutional/governance issues around the project. Meanwhile...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

At a series of meetings on 20 and 21 May 2020, the Padre Dam Municipal Water District and the East County AWP JPA approved a number of key agreements advancing the project. Among them were a 30-yea...

Mamelles phase 1 - Senegal

Sones is currently assessing bids, although GWI understands that the consortia led respectively by Cobra and Técnicas Reunidas did not submit final offers. The shortlisted companies were: 1) Cobra ...

Mobile UHP RO

Rabigh 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has issued a call for advisors to support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Ras Mohaisen plant. The deadline for submissions from advisors is 18 Jun...

Ras Mohaisen IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has issued a call for advisors to support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Rabigh 4 plant. The deadline for submissions from advisors is 18 June 20...

Soreq 2 - Israel

Sources have suggested that a project award could be made before the end of May 2020. The US government has raised queries with its Israeli counterpart over the involvement of bidder Hutchison. Hon...

Bhavnagar tertiary treatment plant (potable) - India

A tender has been issued, and the bid submissions deadline has been set at 17 June 2020. Bid opening is scheduled to follow on 24 June 2020.

V. O. Chidambaranar Port desal plant - India

The project has been recommended for coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) clearance, albeit with certain conditions, including the use of lagoons for brine discharge (which involves investigating the feas...

Ramanathapuram - India

The project has been recommended for coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) clearance. The plant is now intended to incorporate counter-flow reverse osmosis (CFRO) technology in order to reduce brine volume...

Alkimos desalination plant (stage 1) - Australia

On 8th May 2020, the project had its environmental scoping document approved by the state's Environmental Protection Authority.

Valdelentisco O&M contract renewal - Spain

The contract has been awarded to Suez Treatment Solutions for €6.948 million.

Laayoune SWRO - Morocco

ONEE has issued a request for proposals from consultants for the redesign of the seawater intake and pre-treatment unit of the plant. The decision follows new data on water quality and bathymetry (...

Adeje-Arona RO expansion, Tenerife - Spain

The evaluation of proposals to carry out support work related to drawing up the project is underway, although no date has yet been set for tendering the DB contract. The project will be financed by...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 20 May 2020, the Padre Dam Municipal Water District is due to approve a 30-year wastewater services agreement with the East County AWP JPA, the City of El Cajon, and the San Diego...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

The client is anticipating the signing of a water purchase agreement in early October 2020, with financial close earmarked for the end of January 2021.

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

Construction bids are now due in on 28 May 2020, after the deadline was pushed out by two weeks.

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1) - U.S.A.

The tentative permitting schedule has been pushed back, and it is now envisaged that an application to the California Coastal Commission will be made in June 2020, ahead of expected approval in Jan...

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 2) - U.S.A.

The tentative permitting schedule has been pushed back, and it is now envisaged that an application to the California Coastal Commission will be made in June 2020, ahead of expected approval in Jan...

Neom desalination plant - Saudi Arabia

The client is currently carrying out preparatory work, with the aim of releasing an RFP in January 2021.

Pure Water Monterey Expansion, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 14 May 2020, M1Water's Recycled Water Committee is due to discuss its options with regard to the proposed expansion, following the receipt of a letter dated 1st May 2020 from the ...

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

At a special meeting on 15 May 2020, the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board is due to hold a workshop to further discuss the renewal of the project's NPDES permit. A final decision coul...

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

An RFP has been issued seeking an owner's advisor/programme manager for the full-scale project. Proposals are due in on 25 June 2020. One of the programme manager's tasks will be to help develop RF...

Kutch (FOKIA) - India

eThekwini desalination plant - South Africa

The municipality wants the pilot facility to run for a year, in order to gather information on its performance and gain confidence in the technology. Hitachi started demonstration operations at the...

Jorf Lasfar extension - Morocco

OCP is examining the possibility that JESA will build the 41,000m3/d extension of the plant. Works are expected to start later in 2020, and will take 24 months to complete. OCP has decided that it ...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

Instead of announcing a preferred bidder by the expected 30 April date, the client has instead opted to retender the project. Bids are due on 3rd August 2020. All nine prequalified teams will be in...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA - U.S.A.

The supply contract for the reverse osmosis system, which had been awarded to H2O Innovation, was terminated at the end of April 2020, although no termination notice is understood to have been serv...

Tuticorin - India

The bid submissions deadline has been pushed back, and now falls on 21 May 2020.