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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


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

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Bidding to start in 2005. This plant is part of the first wave of the new government’s AGUA programme which includes the construction of around 20 desalination plants along the Mediterranean coast.

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Taweelah RO - United Arab Emirates

New consortium member International Power has had constructive meetings with Mitsui and is aiming to move the project forward. ADWEA has given the developer team some provisional target dates of 31...

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Sohar - Oman

Financial close of the project is imminent. BNP Paribas and Standard Chartered Bank, the initial underwriters of the $550m financing, were joined in an expanded MLA group by Bank Muscat, Bayerische...

Jijel - Algeria

Jijel - Algeria

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Chemfab Alkalies is a subsidiary of Dr Rao Holdings. Another subsidiary of the group, Membrane Technologies Ltd, is working with a Canadian company to build the plant. In October, Chemfab signed a ...

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Prequalification documents for this project’s power element have been out for some time. The Ministry of Energy has extended the deadline for receipt of submissions until 20th November. There is st...

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Sur IWP - Oman

The IWP replaces a government-led project at Sur for a smaller 20,000 25,000m3/d SWRO plant for which Parsons Corporation was the consultant. The Sur project is part of a larger scheme, which will...

Shoaiba 3 - Saudi Arabia

Bids are due on 8th January 2005. Indications are that three or four groups will submit offers. They are: a group of Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Malakoff, ACWA Power, Mada, Itochu Corporation and possi...

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Korangi (formerly Port Qasim) - Pakistan

A memorandum of understanding for two desalination plants, one at Port Qasim (see below) and one at Korangi has been signed between Karachi Water & Sewerage Board and Samullah Khan’s California Env...

Chennai - Minjur - India

Abutaraba - Libya

Gecol has signed a contract with France’s Sidem to build the plant. However, it is not clear if the French company has received a down-payment or letter of credit to commence construction.

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

This project has been informally mooted and is at the early conceptual stage. Shuaiba is a relatively old complex dating back to the early 1970s; current production at the site is around 90,000m3/d...

Korangi (formerly Port Qasim) - Pakistan

The CEM desalination study for Karachi, supported by the US Trade and Development Agency has been transferred to Port Qasim. Besides hydrological benefits, the site benefits from the proximity of t...

Jijel - Algeria

Manali, Chennai - India

The Chennai office of Fichtner has been appointed as consulting engineer on the project. The refinery has faced critical water shortages. A list of prequalified companies invited to tender for the ...

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

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

Jijel - Algeria

Chennai - Minjur - India

The project was originally conceived by Chennai Metro, but after running into legal difficulties, a joint venture between the Tamilnadu state and the development bank IL&FS called Tamilnadu Water I...

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP has been revised to 1Q 2006. The first units are due to start production in 3Q 2009. The plant will use natural gas as a fuel.

Cambria Long-Term Water Supply Project - U.S.A.