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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

Brockton - U.S.A.

The project was proposed unsolicited by Blue Water Energy in the early 1990s. Inima joined the project two years ago, and it has since been moving ahead more quickly. Permitting for the plant is ne...

Palmachim - Israel

A contract has been awarded to a consortium of Granite Hacarmel Investments, Tahal, Middle East Tube Co., Ocea Marine Research, and OCIF Investment & Development. It is expected that the project wi...

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

Santa Eulalia - Spain

Contract awarded to Aqualia. Formal project due to be presented in the autumn.

Sur IWP - Oman

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

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

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Haql Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation has been appointed by SWCC to provide consultancy services including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. Kuljian’s contract covers two plants on the Red Sea co...

Al Fujairah 1 (RO) - United Arab Emirates

UWEC has sought expressions of interest for purchasing up to 49% of the project’s equity. It is also seeking an advisory team for the IWPP process and the development of the second phase of the pro...

Kwinana - Australia

The state government discounted desalition as an option to improve Perth’s water supply security in 2003; at the time the project was put on hold indefinitely. Plans to build the plant have now res...

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Abutaraba - Libya

Gecol has signed a contract with France’s Sidem to build the plant. The initial fincing would also appear to be in place as Sidem has received a letter of credit from the Central Bank of Libya. Con...

Arzew IWPP - Algeria

Project company Kahrama did not achieve the end of March target for fincial close and is continuing with its attempts to get the transaction completed. A new target date of 31st July has been set. ...

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Moss Landing/Kaiser Refractory site, CA - U.S.A.

The Pajaro Sunny Mesa Water Company reported to be working with the property developer which owns the Kaiser Refractory site to build a desalition plant at the location (see above). The Pajaro Sunn...

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Al Fujairah 2 RO - United Arab Emirates

Chennai - Minjur - India

Sur IWP - Oman

Mostaganem - Algeria

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

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

Project developed by Poseidon Resources on an unsolicited basis. The city council sent back the EIR for further clarifications in December. A new EIR is currently being drawn up for public review l...

Al Fujairah 2 RO - United Arab Emirates

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Al Fujairah 2 RO - United Arab Emirates

Shuaiba North - Kuwait