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Senate committee okays administration desalting program

The President's expanded desalting requests got off to a running start this week on Capitol Hill. The Senate Interior Committee voted for the $200 million, 5- yr. program without amendments to the...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

Industry-OSW Partnership

The Committee report, citing need for the bill, calls attention to success of the working partnership between industry and OSW in advancing saline water technology up to now. But if the national...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

Dept of Water Resources receive go signal

The California State Legislature has approved the bill authorizing the Dept. of Water Resources to participate in development activities at OSW1s proposed West Coast desalting test center. Approval...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

US President focused on desalting program

The fact that President Johnson has focused worldwide attention on desalting is the biggest and only breakthrough experienced by the U.S. desalination program. This was the major point hammered-out...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

Rickover Analogy

Di Luzio compared techniques utilized by Admiral Rickover in developing reactors for the Nuclear Navy in explaining the need to establish optimum desalting plant sizes and maximum operating...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

Economic survey begins

A National Water Economic Survey now begins to take shape within OSW. The survey, to determine water costs, hidden production expenses, most probable near-term water short areas, etc., so as to...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

Construction Invitation

At the hearings Di Luzio assured the Subcommittee he was perfectly willing to go either authorization route, to 1. submit a new authorization request for the replacement plant, or 2. to build it...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

Congressional hearing on Pt. Loma replacement plant ends in slatemate

Closed-door hearings by the House Interior Reclamation and Irrigation Subcommittee failed to provide solutions last week for the delicate questions beleaguering construction of the replacement...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

10-day tour completed by Italian technicians

Italy's touring group of Desalting technicians have completed a 10-day visit of U.S. installations and returned home. While here the 3-man team held talks with OSW and AEC on possible bilateral...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

"Fresh water from sea" conference held in Milan

2nd desalting conference, with the theme "Fresh water from the sea," of the European Federation of chemical engineering is being held in Milan this week. A.A. Delyannis of Greece, President of the...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

Gwadar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended until 17 July 2019, with technical bids due to be ...

West Qeshm SWRO

A single technical and financial proposal from Alborz Water Treatment Co. is under evaluation. Th...

Asaluyeh Rural Complex SWRO

The client re-issued a request for statements of qualification on 11 June 2019. The new submissio...

Tourgan SWRO

A single technical and financial proposal from Sazab Kian Paad Co. is under evaluation. The price...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1

Bids for the role of general contractor were received from W.M. Lyles ($40,178,000) and Shimmick ...

Hassyan SWRO

A request for expressions of interest from potential developers has been issued. The deadline for...

La Paz, Baja California Sur

An open tender is now expected to be launched in June 2019 at the earliest. A detailed project re...

Bandar Abbas small SWRO

To build, own and operate a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant with a capacity of 40,000m³/d, ...

Borazjan SWRO

To build, own and operate a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant with a capacity of 17,000m³/d, ...

Uran SWRO, Mumbai

The previous tender is understood to have been cancelled. A re-tender is possible by the end of J...

El Paso DPR, TX

Carollo Engineers is expected to complete 30% design in summer 2019, and TCEQ approval of the pre...

Kandla desalination plant

The detailed project report (DPR) for the proposed desalination plant is expected to be completed...

Paradip Port desal plant

An open tender is now expected to be launched in June 2019 at the earliest. A detailed project re...

Kamarajar Port (Ennore) desal plant

The detailed project report which is under preparation by NIOT (National Institute of Ocean Techn...

Rainbow Nagar brackish water desalination

The client has re-tendered the project, and has set a new bid submissions deadline of 14 June 2019.

Rainbow Nagar brackish water desalination

The client has re-tendered the project, and has set a new bid submissions deadline of 14 June 2019.

Águilas SWRO expansion

The opening of the bids, which was originally slated to take place on 13 May 2019, has been postp...

North City Pure Water Facility

Bids relating to the $398 million construction contract for Phase I of the North City Pure Water ...

Tuticorin thermal desal

The bid submissions deadline has been extended yet again, and now falls on 21 June 2019.

Tuticorin thermal desal

The bid submissions deadline has been extended yet again, and now falls on 21 June 2019.

Chennai 4 (Perur)

The client expects to announce consultants by the end of July 2019, after three teams submitted b...

Yanbu 4

A request for proposals has been issued to ten qualified teams: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/Haaco/A...

Chennai Nemmeli II

GWI understands that the Tedagua/Tecton team has been issued a letter of award to build and opera...

West Qeshm SWRO

The client has qualified ten companies to bid: 1) Mapsa Co.; 2) Omran Sazan Mahab Co.; 3) Solar S...

Tourgan SWRO

The client has qualified ten companies to bid: 1) Mapsa Co.; 2) Omran Sazan Mahab Co.; 3) Solar S...

Guerbes SWRO

The tender has been mothballed and AEC plans to reissue it in July 2019 in a bid to attract more ...

Hassyan SWRO

The client has officially confirmed the appointment of an advisory team comprising EY (financial)...

Barka 5 IWP

An RFP has been issued, with a bid deadline on 26 September 2019. Nine teams submitted statements...

Turkana desalination project

The county government of Turkana is keen to exploit water from the huge Lotikipi Basin Aquifer to...

Hyperion AWTF, CA

A team of Walsh Construction and Brown & Caldwell is in pole position to pick up the design-build...