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House Interior Committee gives MWD close look-see

This week's hearings before House Interior Committee on OSW-AEC participation in the MWD nuclear desalting :pr.oject saw the. Committee looking with' a fine tooth comb into the marry-edged...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

Rep. Hosmer supports authorization bill for MWD nuclear power plant

Rep. Craig Hosmer (R-Calif.), author of one of the House of Representatives bills authorizing the project, led Committee members supporting the plant: "I want to indicate my general approval of...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

MWD evaluates Bechtel's proposal for nuclear plant

Di Luzio said the MWD project management board is now reviewing the proposal from Bechtel to act as A-E project coordinator for the plant. A decision is expected within the next few weeks which, if...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

Saylor opposes MWD nuclear plant

Loudest gun of opposition was leveled by Rep. John Saylor (R-Pa.). He charged OSW failed to come up since 1952 with any new desalting processes, OSW's basic reason for being established, "and here...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

Schedule of hearings for FY-68 budgets

Meanwhile, committee sources said hearings on OSW's fiscal-68 budget of $23.2 million -- a decrease of $6,569,000 from the current yr. -- will be held next week, Mar. 9 and 10. Surprise of the...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

Deadline of submission of bids for Clair Engle plant

Invitation for an operating contractor for the Clair Engle plant were issued by OSW last week, and potential bidders have until Mar. 22 to return proposals. Winner of the cost-plus-fixed-fee...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

Objective of OSW on invitation lists for Engle plant

The OSW invitation lists as no. 1 technical objective the carrying out of an effective R&D and testing and evaluation program to advance the desalting state of art through efficient management...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

Possible extension for large desalting plants

One or more large desalting plants may result from an extension of OSW's contract with the Texas Water Development Board and Southern Research Institute. The contract extension will continue...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

Costs of desalting plants

All components of the costs of desalting plants were calculated in determining feasibility, including disposal of the brine effluent from the plant. Of five brine disposal alternatives considered,...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

Costs

All components of the costs of desalting plants were calculated in determining feasibility, including disposal of the brine effluent from the plant. Of five brine disposal alternatives considered,...

Water Desalination Report, 02-03-1967

Jazan 1 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q4 2021, a request for qualifications later that same quarter, and a r...

Rabigh 5 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the first quarter of 2023. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2023, a request for qualifications later that sam...

Jubail 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the first quarter of 2023. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q4 2023, a request for qualifications later that sam...

Rayyis 2 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the first quarter of 2023. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2024, a request for qualifications in Q3 2024, an...

Shoaiba 6 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The project was included in SWPC’s long-term plans for capacity-building, and was expected to be commissioned in 2029. However it was not included in SWPC's most recent procrement forecasts, coveri...

Jubail 5 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The project was included in SWPC’s long-term plans for capacity-building, and was expected to be commissioned in 2030. However it was not included in SWPC's most recent procurement forecasts, cover...

Rabigh 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2020.

Valdelentisco O&M contract renewal - Spain

The suspension of the tender process invoked by the state of emergency legislation has now been lifted because of the urgent necessity to award the contract so as to ensure continuity of service af...

Dholera Industrial City desal - India

An RFQ-cum-RFP has been released seeking a consultant to carry out a techno-economic analysis and an environmental impact assessment in order to assess the feasibility of the project. A site visit ...

Valdelentisco O&M contract renewal - Spain

The suspension of the tender process invoked by the state of emergency legislation has now been lifted because of the urgent necessity to award the contract so as to ensure continuity of service af...

Indian Wells Valley BWRO - U.S.A.

The Indian Wells Valley Water District board discussed a range of alternative water supply options at its meeting on 14 April 2020, including the implementation of brackish water desalination. The ...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, discussions between the client and the two bidders are ongoing on a virtual basis, with the announcement of a preferred bidder expected imminently.

Tuticorin - India

To operate and maintain an existing 20,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant at Tuticorin, which was built an is operated by Tecton Engineering and Construction LLC. The scope also in...

Morgan SWRO plant (GUPCO) - Egypt

The project is being developed and built by the Egypt-based IDWT Group.

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1 - U.S.A.

An RFP relating to the contract to operate the future North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter is now likely to be sent to shortlisted bidders in late May 2020, ahead of a projected award in September ...

Musandam water supply - Oman

The client has issued a request for expressions of interest from potential developers. The deadline for submissions is Monday 27 April 2020.

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 14 April 2020, City Council voted unanimously to approve a settlement between Antioch and the California Department of Water Resources which will provide $27 million for the plann...

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

At its meeting on 7th April 2020, the Soquel Creek Water District board voted unanimously to award phase 1 of the "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract to Jacobs for $300,000. Phase 1...

Shandong Yantai Haiyang Nuclear Power Desalination Project - China

Currently under feasibility study by the Institute of Seawater Desalination and Multipurpose Utilization, Tianjin.

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

At its meeting on 7th April 2020, the Soquel Creek Water District board is due to vote on whether to award phase 1 of the "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract to Jacobs for $300,000....

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

The official deadline for bids is understood to have been extended to 12 July. An RFP for the contract was issued in January 2020. Ten teams were qualified to bid on the project in August 2019: 1) ...

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

A team of Abengoa and Sepco III has been selected to undertake the EPC work.

Kay Bailey Hutchison BWRO expansion (phase 1) - U.S.A.

The planned expansion of the plant has been granted $2.05 million by the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

Safi - Morocco

The desalination plant at Safi will form part of the Safi Phosphate Hub (SPH), OCP’s new industrial site. OCP wants to have the plant online by 2025-2026. The company is currently running studies t...

Jorf Lasfar extension - Morocco

OCP has appointed JESA, a subsidiary of Worley, to build the 30,900m3/d extension of the plant. Works are expected to start over summer 2020 and take 18 months to complete. OCP has decided that it ...

Phosboucraâ SWRO - Morocco

OCP has received three bids, and expects a fourth one shortly. It then hopes to award the contract in June or July 2020 so that works can start in September. Construction is expected to take two ye...

New Jorf Lasfar desalination plant - Morocco

OCP is currently running studies to determine the location of the intake, the choice of technology, and other design considerations. It is also assessing how renewable energy could be coupled with ...

Vadinar Refinery SWRO - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 30 April 2020.

Brazosport BWRO pilot plant - U.S.A.

The wells have now been completed, and are currently being tested. Procurement of the 545m³/d pilot RO treatment plant is still on track for May 2020. Once constructed, the pilot will run for 90 da...

Bhavnagar desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer has been extended again, and now falls on 27 April 2020. T