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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

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

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

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Marina Alta/Calpe, Alicante - 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 time frame for completion of the project propo...

Hadera - Israel

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

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

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Jebel Ali L2 - United Arab Emirates

The project has attracted bids from six contractors, which have submitted offers for the project’s power element, desalination element, or both. The bidders are: Weir Westgarth, Hyundai Engineering...

Shandong Weihai Huaneng - China

Construction due to start shortly.

Campo Dalías - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Shoaiba 3 - Saudi Arabia

Three consortia are expected to submit bids for the project by the 5 March deadline. They are: a consortium of International Power, Saudi Oger, Xenel, Mitsui & Co., and Sumitomo Corporation; a pair...

Tripoli - Libya

Gecol reports that the project is now “under contracting”. The preferred bidder is thought to be Sidem.

Hadera - Israel

Wajh 4 - Saudi Arabia

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