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Wrightsville Beach seeks growth in new R&D programs

Nestled on dredged-in fill from Banks Channel donated by the State of North Carolina, up to now and still enjoying distinction of being the world's only such facility with the special purpose of...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Barnes believes for Wrightsville Beach future

Barnes doesn't see dark clouds on the station's solemnly picturesque horizon, however. Pioneer high temperature distillation work with accent on scale control has been performed at Wrightsville for...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Copper tubing process fails in GE's pilot testing

In Barnes and his asst. station mgr. , Will Hahn, is also cached one of the world's richest veins of desalting engineering understanding, from an historical and present technology point of view....

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Colt's pilot plant

The 60,000 GPD vacuum freezing vapor compression pilot plant operated by Colt Industries has chalked up an enviable record since being transferred from Beloit, Wis. to the station last year. So far...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Sweet Water Development's propane plant

Sweet Water Development is operating contractor for a 20,000 GPD propane hydrate freezing plant. This plant's crystallizer has functioned satisfactorily, making small 50 micron crystals in its...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Struthers's hydrate plant

Principal emphasis under the Struthers Scientific and International contract is on crystallization formation at the 15,000 GPD butane hydrate plant. No separation nor wash work is being performed...

Water Desalination Report, 06-10-1966

Water for peace supporters

House Foreign Affairs Committee Supporters of Water for Peace are mustering forces for another try at winning approval of funds for next year's international conference. Last week the House of...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

IAEA Forum

The International Atomic Energy Agency, Hosmer argued, along with the United Nations already have forums for desalting and water resources. Better, he argued, for overseas nations to use the...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Construction bid postponed

Construction bid deadline has been postponed for the 2nd St. Thomas dual desalting station. Proposals are now due Oct. 11 at the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority for the 2.5 MGD 15,000 KWE...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

Nuclear Associates International new venture

Nuclear desalting fuel economics and management is but one area in which the newly founded firm of Nuclear Associates International will offer its expert services and talents. The new co. formed...

Water Desalination Report, 29-09-1966

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.

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 ...

Mobile UHP RO

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 (...

Adeje-Arona RO expansion, Tenerife - Spain

The evaluation of proposals to carry out support work related to drawing up the project is underway, although no date has yet been set for tendering the DB contract. The project will be financed by...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 20 May 2020, the Padre Dam Municipal Water District is due to approve a 30-year wastewater services agreement with the East County AWP JPA, the City of El Cajon, and the San Diego...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

The client is anticipating the signing of a water purchase agreement in early October 2020, with financial close earmarked for the end of January 2021.

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

Construction bids are now due in on 28 May 2020, after the deadline was pushed out by two weeks.

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

The tentative permitting schedule has been pushed back, and it is now envisaged that an application to the California Coastal Commission will be made in June 2020, ahead of expected approval in Jan...