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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

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

A contract for an Environmental Impact Assessment and feasibility study has been awarded to Sinclair Knight Merz.

Durrat Al Bahrain - Saudi Arabia

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

The project has been developed by Poseidon Resources on an unsolicited basis. The EIR was scheduled for public review in late February/early March but this only happened in April and the new review...

Tugun (Gold Coast) - Australia

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Campo Dalías - Spain

Sur IWP - Oman

Bank Muscat is MNE’s financial adviser. The client is expected to invite bids under a separate tender for the legal work. A decision will then be made on whether to retain existing consultant Parso...

Al Hidd 3 - Bahrain

Details of the prequalified companies are still to be released. However, it is rumoured that there are five groups on the shortlist. They are: Fisia Italimpianti, Hitachi Zosen, Doosan Heavy Indust...

Aguilas Guadalentin - Spain

The deadline for bids was 21 January and they were to be opened on 1 February. The decision on the winning bid will be made in mid-February, while the timeframe for completion of the project propos...

Al Fujairah 1 (MSF) - United Arab Emirates

UWEC has appointed Innogy and Water Consultants International to undertake a review of the Phase 1 plant system following a series of blackouts in the second half of 2004 (see GWI, January 2005, p1...

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

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Layyah 13 - United Arab Emirates

A project to install 8MIGD (36,000m3/d) of new capacity at the 35MIGD (160,000m3/d) Layyah site has been delayed. The project was to have been financed by Sheikh Zayed’s private department. An offe...

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

Carollo Engineers has been awarded the contract to update a 1990’s design produced by the Army Corps of Engineers. Permitting and design is expected to take two years. Plant size, site and prospect...

Ashdod - Israel

Campo Dalías - Spain

Rabigh - Saudi Arabia

A venture of Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Company (SSEM) and Metito is the overall low bidder for Rabigh and five other plants on the Kingdom’s Red Sea coast (Qunfuthah, Ummluj, Al Waj...

Hadera - Israel

This is the largest BOOT desalination plant in the pipeline in Israel. The international tender was published in January 2005, as the project has been finally approved by the Ministry of Finance, a...

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Beni Saf - Algeria

The Geida consortium and AEC have formed a special purpose company, known as the Beni Saf Water Company to implement the project. The next step is to select the project company advisors. The projec...

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Bidding supposed to start in 2005

Chennai - Minjur - India

El Prat del Llobregat - Spain

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

Chennai - Minjur - India