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Exposition

Industrial and gov't exhibits will be featured at an exposition in the Sheraton Park Hotel during the conference. About one-third of the available 30,000 sq. ft. has already been sold, according to...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

OSW programs affected by budget cuts

OSW programs will be hit by the President's recently ordered anti-inflation cutbacks on the current fiscal 1967 budget, but how hard is not presently known. Talks are. just starting between OSW and...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Special Ambassador

Ellsworth Bunker, the President's special ambassador to coordinate the U.S. - Israel desalting agreement, is in Israel for a week of fact finding to determine next steps toward construction of a...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Spanish considering large MSF plant for Cartagena

Spain's Public Works Ministry has signed a contract with Gibbs and Hill to determine feasibility of installing a 26 MGD multistage flash desalting plant at Escombreras, on the outskirts of...

Water Desalination Report, 15-12-1966

Spain's plan for dual plant

Previously, the Centro has been in negotiations with Hidroelectrica Espanola, a private power utility, for supplying steam for the desalting plant from two existing 70,000 KWE electric generating...

Water Desalination Report, 15-12-1966

Blaw-Knox receives butane system contract

OSW wants to make a new start on the secondary refrigerant freezing process and has engaged Blaw-Knox to look over all the experience up to now and recommend best courses to follow. A $113,000...

Water Desalination Report, 15-12-1966

Westinghouse's sixth desalting plant

Westinghouse marketed its sixth desalting plant during 1966 and in so doing upped its total desalting capacity in this year's sales to 13.8 MGD. A contract for the sixth plant came from U.S. Steel...

Water Desalination Report, 15-12-1966

Corrosion manual study by Rice

Last year OSW gave Rice the assignment of assembling a corrosion manual for the demonstration plants. The completed study, at a cost of $17,000, is now being readied for printing by OSW. The manual...

Water Desalination Report, 15-12-1966

Update on Kuwait's desalting plant still in suspense

Suspense in Kuwait is still holding over selection of a contractor for construction of 9.6 MGD of flash distillation plant. Bids were opened last month by the Kuwait 'Ministry of Power and Water,...

Water Desalination Report, 15-12-1966

Two new nuclear reactors for desalting purposes

Meanwhile, the U.S.S.R. says it will build two new nuclear reactors in the Ukraine for desalting purposes. Tass, the Soviet news agency, says a 58 mile sea water canal will be built to pump feed...

Water Desalination Report, 15-12-1966

Bahía de Palma - Spain

The Balearics regional government has approved emergency legislation suspending public sector tender processes for the duration of the state of emergency.

Torrevieja SWRO expansion - Spain

The tender process has been suspended under the state of emergency declared in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has officially named the ACWA Power-led team as preferred bidder for the contract. Four bids were submitted: 1) ACWA Power/GIC/Al Bawani - SAR1.54861/m3 ($0.41/m3); 2) Marubeni/Marafiq -...

Az-Zour North stage 2/3 IWPP - Kuwait

The client has indicated that there could be a development on advisory tender documents on 5th April 2020, after the process of re-issuing the documents was put on hold as a result of the governmen...

Al Khairan IWPP - Kuwait

The client has indicated that there could be a development on advisory tender documents on 5th April 2020, after the process of re-issuing documents was put on hold as a result of the government sh...

West Basin, CA - U.S.A.

The District plans to hold a "Lunch & Learn" class on 1st May 2020 devoted to water desalination as part of its outreach programme. Interested individuals can sign up here: https://www.westbasin.or...

Skhira SWRO - Tunisia

Compagnie des Phosphates de Gafsa and Tunisia's PPP unit (IGPPP) are working on preparatory studies, and an RFQ for construction is scheduled to be released later in 2020.

NuevaUnión (formerly Relincho Copper Mine) - Chile

Teck Resources announced at the end of February 2020 that the feasibility study for the NuevaUnión project is now expected to be delivered later in Q1 2020.

Facility E IWPP - Qatar

The deadline for bid submissions has been extended to 30 April. Bidding groups are understood to include Engie/Mitsui, Itochu, Kepco/Mitsubishi, Marubeni, PowerChina and Sumitomo. A consultancy tea...

Al Khairan IWPP - Kuwait

The process of reissuing advisory tender documents has been put on hold as a result of the government shutdown in Kuwait. Three advisory consortia passed the technical evaluation stage following th...

Az-Zour North stage 2/3 IWPP - Kuwait

The process of reissuing advisory tender documents has been put on hold as a result of the government shutdown in Kuwait. Three advisory consortia passed the technical evaluation stage following th...

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

The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board has cancelled its 3rd April 2020 meeting, at which it was due to decide whether to finalise the tentative order renewing the project's NPDES permi...

Mahdia (phase 1) - Tunisia

Sonede is running a water resource audit with the World Bank to assess the need for, and capacity of a potential desalination plant. Conclusions are due by May 2020 at the latest, and if the audit ...

Kerkennah - Tunisia

Although the feasibility studies are still underway, Sonede is leaning towards a brackish water desalination plant rather than a seawater desalination plant, because of the technological constraint...

Alger West (Fouka Marine) - Algeria

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, AEC has postponed the opening of financial bids again until 31 March 2020. Two companies were shortlisted following the evaluation of technical bids, and the lower of ...

Weatherford reuse project, TX - U.S.A.

The client has yet to receive a final permit from TCEQ, and therefore the advertisement for construction bids is now scheduled for summer 2020, beginning with the WWTP improvements, followed by two...

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

The Ministry of Electricity and Water is looking to sell a 205,000m3/d & 778MW desalination and power plant. Two requests for proposals from advisors have been issued by the client. One covers the ...

Bahía de Palma - Spain

On 16 March 2020, the bidders were revealed to be as follows: 1) Global Omnium Medioambiente; 2) FACSA/Tedagua; 3) Sacyr/Cadagua; 4) STS/Aquambiente; 5) Aqualia/Acciona Agua. Economic proposals are...

Valdelentisco - Spain

To operate and maintain the 136,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant at Valdelentisco in Murcia. The economic and technical bid scores are as follows: 1) Abengoa (€7.547 million/6 pts); 2) Accion...

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

Jacobs is understood to be the frontrunner for the O&M contract – which is styled as an "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) arrangement.

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

Construction bids are due in on 14 May 2020.

Morro Bay WWTP, CA - U.S.A.

On 10 March 2020, the EPA announced that it will disburse a $62 million WIFIA loan to support the project, which is estimated to save the City $29 million over the lifetime of the project. Construc...

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

The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board will hold a second workshop on 13 March 2020 to discuss the renewal of the NPDES permit required for the desalination plant to move ahead. The wor...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Although a progressive design-build delivery method had previously been chosen to implement the project, it will now move forward as a traditional design-bid-build project. Carollo Engineers expect...

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

Construction bids are expected to be advertised as soon as 13 March 2020.

GWRS Phase III, CA - U.S.A.

The final contract for the GWRS final expansion project is due to be bid out later in March 2020, with a provisional submissions deadline of 26 May 2020. The scope includes the slip-lining of appro...

Palo Alto Reuse, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 2nd March 2020, Palo Alto City Council voted to accept the Northwest County Recycled Water Strategic Plan Report. Meanwhile, an RFP for the design of the 1.125MGD (4,258m3/d) salt...

MWD Regional Recycled Water Scheme, CA (Phase 1) - U.S.A.

The follow-up workshop is now scheduled to be held in June 2020, and will examine financial considerations relating to the full-scale project, in anticipation of further board action.

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

The Black & Veatch/Filanc/Trussell Technologies team has been awarded the progressive design-build contract relating to the AWPF and the addition of tertiary treatment at the Santa Cruz WWTP. Phase...

Malibu Civic Center Phase 2, CA - U.S.A.

The plant expansion requires the formation of an assessment district, and an RFQ/P has been released seeking assessment engineering and district administration services in connection with the phase...