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Anaconda captures largest desalting tubing contract

Biggest tubing job in the annals of desalting has been won by Anaconda. The co. has been awarded a contract by OSW to supply the 200 miles of seamless 90-10 copper nickel tubing for the govt.'s 17...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

Bechtel receives contract from MWD

Bechtel Corp. has another contract signed, sealed and delivered on the MWD plant, as a result of action last week by the MWD Board. A contract for engineering services to be provided was approved...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

Bolsa Chica geophysical study

Most of the work under the current contract is to be devoted to a geophysical study to determine exact location and design data for construction of the Bolsa Chica artificial island and a...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

Sonoprobe study

Geophysicists will use accoustical sounding devices to probe ocean depths down to 1000-ft. from ocean bottom, in a survey of 70 traverse miles, in what is known as a sonoprobe. This will reveal the...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

St. Thomas dual plant bids submission delay

Construction bids on the St. Thomas plant have again been delayed, this time until Nov. 1. All of the 12 bids on the 2.5 MGD 15,000 KWE dual plant were rejected at last week's scheduled opening in...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

Water Research Assn. study on excellent desalting

Water Research Assn. of England has done it again, in producing an estimable economic summing-up of present desalting costs and processes. The Assn.'s study is the latest in what is becoming a...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

MSF rule desalting plants

The report finds that flash distillation makes up 80 per cent of installed plant, and that other non-distillation processes aren't likely to be competitive in large plants in the next 5 yrs. For...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

Brine disposal

Large distillation plants in most cases will be located on sea coasts. But if any desalting plant is located inland, the report says waste disposal is likely to be a major problem. It recommends...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

Water Research Assn. desalting study receives positive reactions

The Assn. study concedes desalting technology is receiving tremendous world attention. But it complains about the "limited effort" being made to determine what application over conventional water...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

$3.4 billion water solution program

House and Senate Conferees settled on a $3.4 billion water polution program over the next four years, fiscal 1968 through fiscal 1971, and then both House and Senate passed the bill on Monday. Not...

Water Desalination Report, 20-10-1966

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

At its meeting on 18 February 2020, the Board is expected to authorise the award of the progressive design-build contract for the conveyance element of the project to a Kennedy Jenks/Garney team, f...

Yanbu 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The Engie-led team has been confirmed as the lowest bidder by the SWPC, submitting a tariff of SAR1.7446/m3 ($0.47/m3). The list of compliant bids opened is as follows, with the levelised water tar...

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

A scheduled site visit has been cancelled, and although rumours suggest that the project may temporarily be in stasis, there has been no official confirmation from the client on the schedule for pr...

Jubail 1 replacement SWRO - Saudi Arabia

The project is now considered likely to move ahead, after SWCC secured a SAR1.6 billion ($430 million) bridge financing agreement to support construction of this plant and its sister project in Kho...

Khobar 2 replacement SWRO - Saudi Arabia

The progress of the project has been boosted after SWCC secured a SAR1.6 billion ($430 million) bridge financing agreement to support construction of this plant and its sister project in Jubail. Th...

Facility E IWPP - Qatar

The bid submissions deadline has been further extended, and now falls on 2nd April 2020. Sources have indicated that six bidding groups are involved, and the client now hopes to sign a purchase agr...

Sydney desal expansion - Australia

State pricing regulator IPART received three submissions prior to a 31 January 2020 deadline as part of its investigation into the increased prices that can be charged by SDP to support an expansio...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant - Palestine

The World Bank has confirmed it will be supplying a $15 million grant, alongside $42 million from 10 national donors and $60 million from the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, to fund asso...

West Coast Basin Brackish Water Reclamation Project - U.S.A.

WRD hopes to hear later this spring whether its application for a USBR Desalination and Water Purification grant to fund a pilot study has been successful. Meanwhile, additional studies are underwa...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

Attendees at the pre-SOQ meeting held on 11 February 2020 for the $30 million contract to build a 10.2-mile purified water pipeline and a dechlorination facility included representatives from the f...

Pure Water Monterey Expansion, CA - U.S.A.

Following an inspection of the advanced water purification facility on 4th February 2020 by the State Division of Drinking Water, the final start-up and commissioning of the injection facilities is...

Oceanside,CA - U.S.A.

An RFP for the design of a brine minimisation step at the City of Oceanside's existing 6.37MGD (24,110m³/d) reverse osmosis plant, the Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility, is likely to ...

Oceanside IPR, CA - U.S.A.

Wigen Water Technologies is understood to have been selected as the UF/RO membrane systems supplier, using Hydranautics membranes. Trojan is believed to have been chosen as the UV system supplier.

Ilo desal plant (Moquegua) - Peru

One project proposal submitted during the September 2019 window has been selected for further evaluation by MVCS and ProInversión. The undisclosed project proponent will be responsible for formulat...

Hampton Roads ASR project, VA - U.S.A.

An RFQ for the design-build contract to build the first of five full-scale advanced water treatment plants has been released, and a non-mandatory pre-qualification conference has been scheduled for...

Bahía de Palma - Spain

O&M for three years, renewable thereafter by up to two years in one-year increments. To operate and maintain the 64,800m3/d Bahía de Palma desalination plant, which is currently operated by Suez. B...

Fortaleza SWRO - Brazil

On 4th February 2020, the Tribunal de Contas of Ceará State issued a series of recommendations for altering the draft "edital", which it claims could generate savings of around BRL49 million ($11.5...

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 expected to be sent to shortlisted bidders in Q1 2020, ahead of an award by 30 June 2020. The short...

Cabo San Lucas expansion - Mexico

The procurement schedule for the project has been pushed back, with a project tender now anticipated in March 2020. The national government's infrastructure plan, released on 26 November 2019, envi...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant - Palestine

The EIB has launched a tender process for a €4.8 million three-year technical assistance contract to help implement the proposed desalination project. Expressions of interest are due in on 6th Marc...

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

Three companies have been shortlisted for the O&M contract – which is styled as an "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract: Inframark, Jacobs, and Suez. An award is likely to follow in ...

Los Pelambres - Chile

Aquatech has been awarded the contract to supply the desalination system. Bechtel Engineering holds the EPC contract in January 2019.

Erongo Region Desalination Plant - Namibia

The concept workshop for the desalination feasibility study was held in Windhoek on 29-30 January 2020, and brought all the stakeholders together to evaluate the preliminary findings. The study, wh...

South Tarawa Water Supply Project - Kiribati

The tendering schedule for the project has been delayed, with the contracts for the desalination plant and the water network now expected to be tendered at the end of Q2 2020.

Tuticorin FGD desal - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended yet again, and now falls on 14 February 2020. The project is open to international competitive bidding.

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

The RFP process for the preparation of a Preliminary Engineering and Environmental Constraints Analysis Report relating to the Pure Water Project has been placed on indefinite hold. The original bi...

Alger West (Fouka Marine) - Algeria

AEC has shortlisted two companies following the evaluation of technical bids. Financial bids will be opened on 2nd March 2020, after which the low bidder will provisionally be awarded the contract....

El Tarf - Algeria

AEC has shortlisted three companies following the evaluation of technical bids. Financial bids will be opened on 2nd March 2020, after which the low bidder will provisionally be awarded the contrac...

Guerbes SWRO - Algeria

AEC issued a new open tender for the project in September 2019, after a previous restricted RFP failed to garner enough interest. Bids are due to be opened on 3rd February 2020, with a contract awa...

Souk Tleta - Algeria

AEC launched a new RFP for a contractor in November 2019 (a previous tender process was mothballed after just one offer was received). Bidders have until 23 March 2020 to submit their offers, and t...