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More nuclear desalting plants in Athens

Advantages of building one or more nuclear desalting -electric production plants for Athens is established by a study carried out last Fall by the Interior Dept. arid AEC in cooperation with the...

Water Desalination Report, 09-03-1967

Island site

As for the MWD plant in Southern California, an island site has been suggested for the Athens dual purpose plant. It wouldn't be an artificial island, however, but the existing island of Fleves,...

Water Desalination Report, 09-03-1967

Invitation mix-up

Postponement by OSW of the Clair Engle operating contractor invitation last week (WDR, 2 Mar'67,3) was due to a mix-up in the writing of the invitation over utility, fire and property protection...

Water Desalination Report, 09-03-1967

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

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

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

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

Devbhoomi Dwarka 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.

Sutrapada 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.

Mandvi 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.

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...