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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

Ashkelon - Israel

The SPV (VID Desalition Company) is 50% owned by IDE, 25% by Veolia & 25% by Dankner Ellern. The EPC contract has been awarded to a 50:50 JV between IDE and OTV. O&M will be undertaken by a company...

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...

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...

Shuweihat 2 - United Arab Emirates

Based on ADWEA’s forecasts, the demand for water in Abu Dhabi will increase at an average growth rate of 6.8% per annum in the period 2003-15. ADWEA is therefore expected to continue its policy of ...

West Basin, CA - U.S.A.

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

This is a greenfield IWPP which will serve the Kingdom’s eastern region cities. Progress is very much dependent on what happens at Shoaiba – the first plant in the Kingdom’s IWPP programme (below)....

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

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Santa Cruz SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Chennai - Minjur - India

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Chemfab announced the project in January, explaining that a water shortage is constraining the expansion of its caustic soda plant. The expected cost of the water would be $1.04/m3. Energy supply i...

Salalah - Oman

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Khobar 4 - Saudi Arabia

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

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, prompting the MWDOC to moot the possibility of taking ove...

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Consultant Black & Veatch commenced work on the project in 3Q 2003 and has delivered its report to the client (including the draft EPC documents). The next stage is for SWCC to launch a competitive...

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Chennai - Minjur - India

Santa Cruz SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1) - U.S.A.

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

Salalah - Oman

Mostaganem - Algeria