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Westinghouse's new marketing manager

The Westinghouse desalting group has gained a new Marketing Mgr., Frank Eubank, previously with the co. 's steam div. in Lester. In the group's marketing staff, James B. Wright is sales mgr. for...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

Orange plant

The group's new 60,000 sq. ft. manufacturing plant at Orange, Calif. is now complete and making evaporators. The administrative-office section of the plant will be ready on May 1. A total of 100...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

St. Thomas groundbreaking

"Hear Ye! Let all know that I, Neptune, King of the Seas give permission to draw unlimited supplies of sea water from my domain for conversion into fresh water for all the peoples of the Virgin...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

Tighter bonds

Meeting of Gov. Paiewonsky with OSW succeeded in linking V.I. and Federal desalting programs in closer, more felicitous relationships. Hitherto, the V.I. program has gone its separate way, hit some...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

Construction invitation

Paiewonsky had ordered holding up on construction bids for the St. Croix 1 MGD plant, after the invitation had gone out Feb. 25, and after divergence between OSW and V.I. desalting activities...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

IAEA-Mexico-U.S. two-week meeting starts

Third meeting of the IAEA-Mexico-U.S. desalting group began in Mexico City on Monday. OSW Director Jack Hunter, head of the U.S. working section, led U.S. participants to the two-week meeting. Also...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

Weir-Westgarth new Australian plant

West Australia's Mammoth new Iron Ore project has two Weir-Westgarth 200,000 IGPD flash plants at the heart of its operations. Hamersley Iron, the co. formed to develop the Mt. Tom Price hematite...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

Waste heat

Equally important to water is the new port's power supply, and in this instance the power and water systems will be integrated. Power, 37,000 KWE in all, will come from two diesel stations...

Water Desalination Report, 06-04-1967

House Interior Committee vote for MWD plant funds

OSW Funds for the MWD plant were voted by the House Interior Committee last week, but the battle over OSW authority to build new testbed and prototype desalting plants goes on. The Committee, with...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Test-bed, prototypes

Consideration of OSW's $23.2 million fiscal 1968 budget authorization bill also began at the House Committee meeting, but wasn't completed. The Committee's Irrigation and Reclamation Subcommittee...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

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

Two contractor-led teams have been shortlisted for the design-build contract relating to the first of five full-scale advanced water treatment plants. The teams are led respectively by Kiewit and A...

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

Attendees at the virtual pre-bid meeting for the design of the 1.125MGD (4,258m3/d) salt removal facility – which will feature UF/MF and RO treatment steps – included representatives from the follo...

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

At its meeting on 28 May 2020, the South Coast Water District approved the award of a $73,040 contract to GHD to evaluate conceptual alternatives to the desalination project. These include upgradin...

Port of Cape Town SWRO - South Africa

The award for the consultancy contract has been delayed because of COVID-19. If desalination is deemed a viable option, the plant could be in place in early 2021.

Ras Al-Khair (MSF) - Saudi Arabia

Current owner SWCC intends to sell the 1,025,000m³/d & 2,650MW Ras Al-Khair water and power facility. The desalination plant has a hybrid MSF/SWRO configuration, with the majority of water taken by...

Ras Al-Khair (RO) - Saudi Arabia

Current owner SWCC intends to sell the 1,025,000m³/d & 2,650MW Ras Al-Khair water and power facility. The desalination plant has a hybrid MSF/SWRO configuration, with the majority of water taken by...

Az-Zour North stage 2/3 IWPP - Kuwait

The client has re-issued a call for submissions from advisors to carry out feasibility studies and tender support on both this project and the Al Khairan IWPP.

Al Khairan IWPP - Kuwait

The client has re-issued a call for submissions from advisors to carry out feasibility studies and tender support on both this project and the Az-Zour North 2/3 IWPP. The deadline for clarification...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

An RFP for owner's advisor services has now been released, and a pre-proposal meeting has been scheduled for 10 June 2020. Proposals are due in on 2nd July 2020.

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

Construction bids were received from Sletten Construction ($36,595,000; apparent low bidder), IMCO Construction ($38,812,898.37), and Apollo Construction ($39,724,820.36).

Oceanside,CA - U.S.A.

The client received three responses to the 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 Groundwa...

Nouadhibou desalination plant (phase 1) - Mauritania

Feasibility studies, led by a Moroccan-Mauritanian consortium, have been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic; the new timescale is unclear.

Soreq 2 - Israel

Financial close is understood to be imminent, after the contract was awarded to IDE Technologies, for a nominal tariff of NIS1.45/m3 ($0.405/m3). IDE will take responsibility for EPC and O&M of the...

Turkey Point Reuse, FL - U.S.A.

Discussions between Florida Power & Light and Miami-Dade County have been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but are still ongoing as of May 2020. Both parties previously settled on a preliminary de...

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

At a special meeting on 26th May, M1W board of directors rejected a resolution by 11 votes to 10 which would have denied certification of the expansion project’s final supplemental EIR and suspende...

Soreq 2 - Israel

The contract has been awarded to IDE Technologies. The two shortlisted bidders - Hutchison and IDE - were cleared to bid for the project in late 2019 following a delay instigated by an investigatio...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant - Palestine

Bids for the €4.8 million three-year technical assistance contract are due in on 16 July 2020.

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

A strategic planning workshop is scheduled to be held on 27 May 2020 by the JPA in order to discuss cost-sharing, water allocation, and institutional/governance issues around the project. Meanwhile...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

At a series of meetings on 20 and 21 May 2020, the Padre Dam Municipal Water District and the East County AWP JPA approved a number of key agreements advancing the project. Among them were a 30-yea...

Mamelles phase 1 - Senegal

Sones is currently assessing bids, although GWI understands that the consortia led respectively by Cobra and Técnicas Reunidas did not submit final offers. The shortlisted companies were: 1) Cobra ...

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Rabigh 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has issued a call for advisors to support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Ras Mohaisen plant. The deadline for submissions from advisors is 18 Jun...

Ras Mohaisen IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has issued a call for advisors to support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Rabigh 4 plant. The deadline for submissions from advisors is 18 June 20...

Soreq 2 - Israel

Sources have suggested that a project award could be made before the end of May 2020. The US government has raised queries with its Israeli counterpart over the involvement of bidder Hutchison. Hon...

Bhavnagar tertiary treatment plant (potable) - India

A tender has been issued, and the bid submissions deadline has been set at 17 June 2020. Bid opening is scheduled to follow on 24 June 2020.

V. O. Chidambaranar Port desal plant - India

The project has been recommended for coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) clearance, albeit with certain conditions, including the use of lagoons for brine discharge (which involves investigating the feas...

Ramanathapuram - India

The project has been recommended for coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) clearance. The plant is now intended to incorporate counter-flow reverse osmosis (CFRO) technology in order to reduce brine volume...

Alkimos desalination plant (stage 1) - Australia

On 8th May 2020, the project had its environmental scoping document approved by the state's Environmental Protection Authority.

Valdelentisco O&M contract renewal - Spain

The contract has been awarded to Suez Treatment Solutions for €6.948 million.

Laayoune SWRO - Morocco

ONEE has issued a request for proposals from consultants for the redesign of the seawater intake and pre-treatment unit of the plant. The decision follows new data on water quality and bathymetry (...