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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

Durrat Al Bahrain - Saudi Arabia

Hull,MA - U.S.A.

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Tynes Bay - Bermuda

Five companies submitted statements of qualification in August and a shortlist of qualified companies has been drawn up, but not yet published. The RFP will be published in December.

Texas BWRO Pilot Projects - U.S.A.

As part of the $3.3m allocation for Freeport, Brownsville and Corpus Christi SWROs, TWDB has set aside $600,000 to research, design and engineer 3 BWROs. TWDB has received 10 proposals and will sel...

Laayoune - Morocco

Carboneras II - Spain

Misurata CCPP - Libya

Commercial offers have been submitted for a combined cycle power plant which includes a 5,000m3/d MED facility. The three bidders are: Bechtel; Hyundai Engineering & Construction; and a consortium ...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Chennai Nemmeli - India

Qingdao Soda Ash SWRO - China

Qingdao will establish nine desalination plants (including the one at Huangdao above) and one brackish water desalination plant in Pingdu, Qingdao city between 2005 and 2010. The proposed locations...

Ras Al-Khair (MSF) - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP is 2Q 2006. The first units are due to start production in 3Q 2010. The plant will use natural gas as a fuel.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Yantai City, Shandong - China

Nuclear powered MED plant is being planned in conjunction with Tsinghua University. It is to be commissioned in 2008. A pilot facility has been installed at Tsinghua University

Olympic Dam (Upper Spencer Gulf) - Australia

BHP Billiton has committed A$1 billion to expanding the Olympic Dam mine including A$200m for the desalination plant and A$300m for pipeline to supply the water. A number of companies have shown in...

Mazarron, Murcia - Spain

Tripoli - Libya

Sidem’s preferred bidder status is not confirmed and the project is thought to be on standby.

Bahrain Petroenergy Complex (BPECO) - Bahrain

The project is to supply water and electricity to a new petrochemical complex which will include facilities for the production of ethylene dichloride. GE is understood to have been contracted for t...

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Denia- Alicante - Spain

The process of selecting bids for drawing up project proposals has been completed. Acuamed estimates that environmental impact assessments will be completed by November and the bidding process for ...

Sur IWP - Oman

An RFQ is expected imminently with RFPs to follow in September. The project is likely to have a capacity of 70,000m3/d and be based on RO although the exact specifications will be set out in the RF...

Al Hidd 3 - Bahrain

RFP documents were issued on 30 July and purchased by nine companies: AES Oasis; BTU Power; International Power; Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO); Marubeni; Mitsubishi; Powertek (Malaysia); Sem...

Long Beach, CA - U.S.A.

A pilot plant developed by a city engineer manages a claimed 20%-30% energy saving using a low pressure two-stage nanofiltration process. An $8m prototype scale plant is now under construction at E...

Manali, Chennai - India

The Chennai office of Fichtner has been appointed as consulting engineer on the project. Bids from shortlisted parties are currently being scrutinised. The refinery has faced critical water shortag...

Ras Abu Fontas B2 - Qatar

This is an expansion of the existing RAF B and RAF B1 projects, owned and operated by QEWC. RAF B2 aims to provide 20MIGD of water and a nominal 500MW of power in 2007. Offers from EPC vendors have...