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Sporn looks at Desalting; likes dual nuclear desalination costs

Philip Sporn, dean of American power engineers, famous for his studies and commentaries on nuclear power costs from the day they were sky-high down to his last year's post-Oyster Creek assessment...

Water Desalination Report, 06-05-1965

U.N. schedules high-level desalting talks

Top ranking policy-makers and administrates will travel to United Nations headquarters in New York for an Inter-Regional seminar on the economics of desalination to be held Sept. 22 to Oct. 2....

Water Desalination Report, 29-04-1965

IAEA give chance on nuclear desal

International Atomic Energy Agency is thinking seriously about conferring technical division status on nuclear desalting. Following the fifth meeting of its desalting expert panel (WDR, 18 March...

Water Desalination Report, 29-04-1965

Monterrey two new station on the rise

Mexico's Water Commision at Monterrey, a city of 1,000,000 inhabitants, comes word that a big dual brackish water conversion facility is being considered. J. Trevino Garcia, chairman of Monterrey's...

Water Desalination Report, 29-04-1965

Dual nuclear desal plant in California

California Utilities have offered to build the two biggest power reactors yet to furnish the steam to Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's proposed 150 MGD water plant. The...

Water Desalination Report, 29-04-1965

OSW revamp

The U.S. desalting program has gained a pair but lost the able hands of Robert E. Vaughan. On Friday Vaughan was appointed Interior Dept.'s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land Management by...

Water Desalination Report, 29-04-1965

Future Development

Development management for the new plant is under the Sanitary Sciences Div. at ERDL, headed by Richard Schmitt. SSD also was responsible for the three older models, which furnished water to Allied...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

OSW Cooperation

Schmitt's Div,, consisting of a 15-man staff and an annual development budget of about $140,000, is also responsoble for development of processes and methods for supplying troop drinking water from...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

British Purchases

The British Army has also tested the "alclad" unit. A single model was obtained from Badger and was field tested by the British in competition with two other models made by English manufacturers....

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Five year life

Schmitt explains that aluminum was a natural choice for the mobile Army requirement of reduced weight. The one drawback of aluminum, compared to cupricmetal and steel units, is a short, lifetime....

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

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...