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OSW requests blanket authorization of expanded desalting program

BULLETIN: Both OSW's fiscal 1968 $23.2 million budget and its $57.2 million authorization to participate in the MWD project were approved by the House Interior Irrigation and Reclamation...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

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

Economic obsolescence

In defense of its $6.5 million fair makret value, GSA took the total $11.4 million reproduction cost of desalting-power plants and claimed an "economic obsolescence" deduction of $1 million from...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

St. Croix flash plant ready for construction bids

Gov. Paiewonsky has asked V.I. Water and Power Authority to hold up on conconstruction bids for the St. Croix 1 MGD flash plant. Accordingly, the Authority last week sent out an amendment to its...

Water Desalination Report, 16-03-1967

Ashdod - Israel

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Arzew IWPP - Algeria

Project developer Project developer Kahrama has made progress towards financial close, having secured a commitment for the funding from the Islamic Development Bank and local financial institutions...

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

$4 million desalination feasibility and contingency study contract awarded to GHD and Fichtner. Study to examine potential locations, plant size, concept design and cost estimates as well as consul...

Hadera - Israel

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Tordera, Catalunya II - Spain

Bidding is scheduled to start in 2005.

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Ashdod - Israel

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Due to seek project consultant later this year.

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sand City - U.S.A.

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Both Poseidon Resources and San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) are working on EIRs for the Encina power station site at Carlsbad. Poseidon initiated the proposal and its study is further adva...

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP is 1Q 2005. The first units are due to start production in 3Q 2008. The plant will be crude oil-fired. WEC s advisers are HSBC (financial), Clifford Chance and The Law ...

Chennai - Minjur - India

Zawia - Libya

Gecol is evaluating offers for the project. There is a target date of 1Q 2005 for contract award.

Djerba - Tunisia

Djerba - Tunisia

Djerba - Tunisia

Planned to be implemented on a concession basis in 2008. This would be SONEDE’s first seawater desalination plant. It is currently said to be negotiating a loan with KfW.

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Brockton - U.S.A.

Inima’s Aquaria Water has been contracted. Most important permits have been granted, with some minor ones still outstanding for abstraction from the Taunton River. Construction should begin in Marc...

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Sand City - U.S.A.

Korangi (formerly Port Qasim) - Pakistan

A Memorandum of Understanding for two desalination plants, one at Port Qasim and one at Korangi, has been signed between Karachi Water & Sewerage Board and Samullah Khan’s California Enviro-Managem...

Campo Dalías - Spain

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates