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Dell City declares for desalting, other Texas cities could follow

Dell City in West Texas has decided to look to desalting for its municipal water needs and has bought a plant from Ionics, becoming the fifth city in the U.S. to buy and operate a desalting plant....

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

No new technology on MWD desalting project

Saylor continued to charge no new discoveries in desalting as a result of OSW's efforts, however, in minority views attached to the House Interior Committee's report on the MWD project, filed on...

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

OSW's credibility gap

Saylor's toughest criticism was fired at OSW's lack of "candor and frankness" in its dealings with the Committee. He pointed to OSW testimony saying that upon completion of the Bechtel feasibility...

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

Water for Peace Program spread out

The long awaited water for peace program was unfurled by its working head, Ken Holum, Asst. Interior Sect'y. for Water and Power, on Monday -- but minus any concrete action plan. Holum said there...

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

No budget for Water for Peace Program

Neither is a dollar budget with specific timetables projecting the international effort being recommended to Congress. To carry the program forward, nothing more than mutual planning sessions...

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

Soviet boycott

To a reporter's question on Soviet participation in the program, Holum replied, "This is going to have to be a worldwide effort. We don't know what the Russians will do. We hope they will join us....

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

Opening speakers for Water for Peace Conference

Udall also this week said opening day speakers for the conference, setting forth its theme and goals, will be former Philippine Ambassador to the U.S., Carlos P. Romulo on "Man's Control of Water;"...

Water Desalination Report, 13-04-1967

Westinghouse to operate Key West 2.62 MGD plant

A letter of intent has been given Westinghouse by Florida Keys Aqueduct Commission under which Westinghouse, builder of the 2.62 MGD Key West desalting plant, will also operate it. The letter of...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

Construction late

Westinghouse expects to startup the Key West plant for first trial runs about Apr. 15, and under its $3.5 million construction contract has already missed its Mar, 3 completion date, according to...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

Low costs

Though the single purpose, fossil fueled plant's total, capacity is 2,62 MGD, Key West present needs are 1.6 MGD and the plant will initially be operated at that level. Westinghouse calculates that...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

Shandong Rongcheng Desalination Project - China

Conceptual stage, under planning stage; will be invested by Shandong Qi Lu Water Group; the client is Rongcheng City Government

Shandong Yantai Haiyang Nuclear Power Desalination Project - China

At a very initial conceptual stage, under feasibility study carried by the Institute of Seawater Desalination and Multipurpose Utilization, Tianjin; the client is Haiyang City Government

Zarzis - Tunisia

Sonede plans to launch a tender for feasibility studies in Q3 or Q4 of 2020.

Kerkennah - Tunisia

Sonede is finalising its studies for a brackish water desalination plant, and plans to issue an EPC tender by the end of the year. The feasibility analysis is being carried out by a consortium of I...

Sousse phase 1 - Tunisia

Construction of the initial 50,000m3/d of capacity (which is currently underway by EPPM and Abeima (Abengoa)) has been further delayed, and the plant is now expected to come online in summer 2021. ...

Phase 2, Southern Tunisia brackish water plants - Tunisia

A tender was issued on 10 July 2020 for the supply of ductile iron pipes, fittings and accessories for the Gafsa West desalination plant. Bids are due in by 27 August 2020. Meanwhile, Sonede plans ...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Carollo Engineers is expected to reach 100% design on the project in early August 2020, in order for construction bids to be advertised later that month or in September 2020. An award is likely bef...

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

A tender process has been initiated for the construction of a 3.3MGD (12,490m3/d) reclaimed water pump station (expandable to 5MGD (18,925m3/d), and various wastewater treatment plant improvements....

Ferry desalination plant - Jamaica

To construct a desalination water plant with a capacity of up to 10MIGD (45,460m3/d), using the brackish Ferry Springs at Moses Lake as the feedwater source. The contract scope also includes the in...

South Tarawa Water Supply Project - Kiribati

The bidding documents for the desalination plant and the water network are now undergoing a final review, although the exact timing of their release has yet to be determined.

Santa Barbara desal expansion - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 30 June 2020, Santa Barbara City Council voted 6-0 to approve a 50-year water supply agreement, which would involve the Montecito Water District purchasing 1,430 acre-feet per yea...

Santa Barbara reuse, CA - U.S.A.

The City reiterated at the end of June 2020 that the imminent signing of a 50-year water purchase agreement with the Montecito Water District (and the deferral of an expansion of the Charles E. Mey...

Borazjan SWRO - Iran

Noor Vijeh Co. (NVCO) proposed the best price (IRR66,000/m3, equivalent to $1.56/m3), and the client is currently evaluating its financial proposal

Az-Zour North stage 2/3 IWPP - Kuwait

The deadline for the submission of transaction advisory proposals has been extended until 23 July 2020. On 31 May, the client re-issued a call for submissions from advisors to carry out feasibility...

Al Khairan IWPP - Kuwait

The deadline for the submission of transaction advisory proposals has been extended until 23 July 2020. On 31 May, the client re-issued a call for submissions from advisors to carry out feasibility...

Aqaba-Amman Water Project - Jordan

The deadline for the submission of qualification documents has been extended until 11 August 2020.

Pure Water Project Las Virgenes-Triunfo - U.S.A.

The JPA is expected to hold a subsequent workshop on 13 July 2020 to continue the discussion of institutional and implementation issues relating to the Pure Water project. The previous strategic pl...

Bhavnagar tertiary treatment plant (potable) - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 13 July 2020. Bid opening is scheduled to follow on 18 July 2020.

Mandvi desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer has been extended once more, and now falls on 7th July, with bids due to be opened the following day.

Sutrapada desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer has been extended once more, and now falls on 7th July, with bids due to be opened the following day.

San Pedro de Pinatar I - Spain

To operate and maintain the 65,000m3/d San Pedro del Pinatar I seawater reverse osmosis plant, which was designed, built, and has been operated by Acciona Agua since 2006. The tender was published ...

Ventura Water IPR/DPR phase 1 - U.S.A.

The delivery timetable for the preliminary feasibility study on the full-scale project's concentrate outfall and desalination intake – which is being undertaken by Carollo Engineers – is likely to ...

Santa Barbara desal expansion - U.S.A.

At a special meeting on 25 June 2020, the Montecito Water District approved a 50-year water supply agreement, which would involve the District purchasing 1,430 acre-feet per year (4,832m3/d) of tre...

Facility E IWPP - Qatar

A new advisory team has been appointed: PWC (financial), Clyde & Co (legal) and Energo (technical). Following delays to the timeline imposed by the impact of COVID-19, the official deadline for bid...

Santa Barbara desal expansion - U.S.A.

At a special meeting on 25 June 2020, the Montecito Water District is due to consider the adoption of a resolution authorising the board president to execute a 50-year water supply agreement, which...

Strandfontein - South Africa

The decommissioning of the Strandfontein desalination plant on 17 June 2020 was accompanied by a statement from the City of Cape Town saying that, as a result of the experience at Strandfontein, "W...

Cabo San Lucas expansion - Mexico

The tender process is now expected to be initiated in Q3 2020.

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

Clean Energy Capital now hopes to deliver its water production cost analysis in mid-July 2020, the outcome of which will be a financial model that estimates cost ranges for the water to be produced...

Bahía de Palma - Spain

The technical and economic bids are as follows: 1) Global Omnium (€9.718 million/24.9 pts); 2) FACSA/Tedagua (€10.129 million/36.3 pts); 3) Sacyr/Cadagua (€11.338 million/38.4 pts); 4) Suez/Aquambi...

Coega desal plant - South Africa

The tender has been cancelled in its current form, although CDC says that it will be re-issued with adjustments to the tender documentation.