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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

Ras Laffan B - Qatar

The consortium of International Power, Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC) and Chubu Electric Power Co. has been selected as preferred bidder for the project and is currently negotiating with ...

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Sur IWP - Oman

Alcudia - Spain

Following the change of government in Madrid the projected capacity of the plant is under review. Guarantees have been received by the Balearic Government that construction will begin in 2005.

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Javea, Alicante - Spain

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

Haql Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

Haql Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

El Paso - U.S.A.

Public comments incorporated in EIR September 27. Federal EIR registration expected December 5. Project design complete. Discussion now on company qualification to bid conditions.

Ashdod - Israel

The development arm of Mekorot, the Israeli state bulk water supplier, is supposed to be acting as developer for this project, although to date there has been little progress, partly because of the...

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Location Beckton, East London.Use Thames tidal water for growing population East London and drought periods. Pilot plan operational.Planning application submitted to Newnham Council in June 2004, c...

Mostaganem - Algeria

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Gaza - Palestine

This project has been halted, although not cancelled, due to the worsening security situation in the Gaza Strip. Three companies have prequalified for the DBO tender: Morganti Group, ABB Susa and C...

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Jebel Ali RO - United Arab Emirates

Although DEWA is coordinating the project, it has not issued a tender for the work (other contractual arrangements are in place). GWI understands that talks with contractors are ongoing.

Jijel - Algeria

Tianjin Dagang - China

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Cap Djinet - Algeria

AEC has postponed the deadline for receiving technical proposals until 10th November.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Blue Hills - Bahamas

Biwater has received a conditional letter of acceptance for the BOO contract. The company must show that it can meet two conditions before the contract is formally awarded. Biwater’s bid was priced...

Tripoli - Libya

There are conflicting reports about this project which GWI has been unable to confirm. One is that Gecol has selected Sidem as preferred bidder and the other is that the project has been cancelled.