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U.S. Desalting Policy

The President's remarks were further delineated by Interior Sect'y. Udall, who set forth the clearest and most coherent statement of U.S. International desalting policy yet issued by the govt....

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-1965

Agreement between the U.S., Mexico and IAEA

To study a large nuclear desalting plant, announced on opening day of the symposium, was formally signed on Thursday. Udall, AEC Chairman Glenn T. Seaborg and Asst. State Dept. Sect'y. for...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-1965

England to match offer

England was quick to match the U.S. offer to sham desalting saavywith the rest of the world. Shortly after the Udall policy proclamations, R. S. Silver, leader of the large U.K. delegation to the...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-1965

Pt. Loma operation performance

The Mulford Pt. Loma paper described operation of the plant at 200 F., where for the first 5399 hrs. of operation scale was controlled using the Hagevap mixture of sodium polyphosphates, lignin...

Water Desalination Report, 07-10-1965

Seeding presentation at Russian facilities

V.B. Chernozubov leading a six-man soviet presentation on scaling control by "seeding" provided information basically in agreement with the U.S. experience above. Injection of finely ground chalk...

Water Desalination Report, 07-10-1965

Spain puts out international construction call for Las Palmas dual plant

An international construction invitation for a 10,000 KW(e) 295 MGD (10,000 meters3) conventionally fueled distillation plant has been issued by Spain's Ministry of Public Works. Bidders on the...

Water Desalination Report, 07-10-1965

Exhibit at the Desalting Symposium continues

Symposium delegates and visitors continued to flock to the equipment exposition, being sponsored by the Atomic Industrial Forum where nuclear power dominated manufacturer exhibits as the "logical...

Water Desalination Report, 07-10-1965

GA launch five operating reverse osmosis unit

General Atomics 1400 GPD Reverse Osmosis Unit -- operating in the Exposition hall -- utilizing the firm's new and vaunted spiral-shaped membrane impressed the many who saw it. The unit incorporates...

Water Desalination Report, 07-10-1965

65 Nations and UDALL open International Desalting Conference

Urgency of a dependable fresh water supply to a world in search of peace and prosperity and eKhortation to approximately 1500 political leaders, scientists and engineers to get on with development...

Water Desalination Report, 07-10-1965

Mexico and US sponsor desal plant

Agreement between Mexico and the U.S. for a jointly-sponsored large dual desalting power plant was announced by Hornig while delivering the President's remarks. The formal agreement to begin...

Water Desalination Report, 07-10-1965

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for bids is now 15 December. The ten teams qualified to bid are: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) Cobra; 4) Engie; 5) Malakoff; 6) Marubeni/Marafiq; 7) Mitusbishi Corp.; 8) ...

Chennai 4 (Perur) - India

An advisory team led by SMEC is understood to be close to signing terms with the client. Three teams in total submitted bids earlier this year. The scope of the consultancy contract includes concep...

Growthpoint V&A SWRO - South Africa

The developer expects to appoint a contractor shortly, with a view to bringing the plant online in 2021.

Umm al Quwain IWP - United Arab Emirates

Financial close has now been reached. A syndicate of seven international and local lenders is providing $680 million of non-recourse senior debt with a 24.5-year door-to-door tenor. The mandated le...

Tampa Bay Desalination Expansion, FL - U.S.A.

Two feasibility studies were signed off in October 2019: Black & Veatch will conduct a $3 million feasibility study into an expansion of the existing desalination plant (which is operated by Accion...

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

An RFQ for the design-build contract to build the first of five full-scale advanced water treatment plants is expected to be released around February 2020. The first plant is expected to be a 17MGD...

Gabès reuse - Tunisia

The project has been put on hold following a government decision to move GCT's most polluting units out of Gabès. A decision has yet to be reached on procurement.

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

The draft supplemental environmental impact report relating to the proposed expansion was released for public comment as planned on 7th November 2019. The public has until 23 December 2019 to comme...

North City Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 5th November 2019, City Council voted to authorise construction contracts for Phase 1 of the Pure Water San Diego project without a requirement that apprentices be registered in j...

South Bay Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 5th November 2019, City Council voted to authorise construction contracts for Phase 1 of the Pure Water San Diego project without a requirement that apprentices be registered in j...

Isla Refinery, Curaçao Phase 6 - Curaçao

Upgrade and expansion of existing SWRO capacity at Isla Refinery

Isla Refinery, Curaçao Phase 4 - Curaçao

Extra capacity contracted to replace ageing thermal desalination capacity at the Isla Refinery site

Isla Refinery, Curaçao Phase 2/3 - Curaçao

Installation of desalination capacity (phase 2) and additional multi-media filters (phase 3)

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

Nine bidders are vying for the project, although a full list of names has not yet been clarified. In total 34 companies submitted statements of qualification for the project. The deadline for propo...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

The RFQ for the $260 million progressive design-build tender covering a 16MGD (60,560m3/d) water recycling facility, an 11.5MGD (43,528m3/d) advanced water purification facility, and a solids handl...

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

Despite a move to delay the release of the draft supplemental environmental impact report relating to the proposed expansion, the document will be released for public comment as planned on 7th Nove...

Soreq 2 - Israel

The tendering process has been temporarily frozen by the Administrative Affairs Court following complaints from the unsuccessful third bidder, a team comprising Allied Infrastructures, Afcon Holdin...

Umm al Quwain IWP - United Arab Emirates

Financial close is now expected before the end of the year. The SIDEM-led EPC team has received a limited notice to proceed.

Sousse phase 1 - Tunisia

Construction of the initial 50,000m3/d of capacity (which is currently underway by EPPM and Abeima (Abengoa)) has been further delayed, and the plant is now expected to come online in summer 2020. ...

Tia Maria Copper Mine - Peru

In a call presenting its Q3 2019 earnings results, Southern Copper indicated that the mine would likely not be in full operation until 2024, and that further progress is contingent on easing tensio...

Kundli CETP upgrade - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 11 November 2019.

Tanajib power and water project - Saudi Arabia

Four project developers have submitted offers for the entire package, and are understood to be in discussions with the client. Marubeni is one of the bidders.

Radomiro Tomic Mine - Chile

The contract has been awarded to a developer team of Marubeni Corporation (50%), Transelec (30%) and Techint Chile (20%). EPC work will be undertaken by Techint Chile, while the O&M of the infrastr...

Ramhormoz BWRO - Iran

The client issued a request for statements of qualification on 26 October 2019. The deadline for submissions falls on 26 November 2019.

Gwadar desalination plant - Pakistan

The project has been re-tendered, and a pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for 25 November 2019. The bid submissions deadline has been set at 5th December 2019, with technical bids due to be opened...

Khorramshahr BWRO - Iran

The client issued a request for statements of qualification on 26 October 2019. The deadline for submissions falls on 26 November 2019.

Abadan BWRO Phase 1 - Iran

The client issued a request for statements of qualification on 26 October 2019. The deadline for submissions falls on 26 November 2019.

Abadan BWRO Phase 2 - Iran

The client issued a request for statements of qualification on 26 October 2019. The deadline for submissions falls on 26 November 2019.

Yanbu 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

A number of sources have suggested that the Utico team submitted the lowest offer, followed by the Aqualia-led team. It is expected that the bids will set a new low benchmark for the cost of desali...

Gabès desalination plant phase 1 - Tunisia

GCT received eight statements of qualification by the 23 September 2019 deadline, and plans to shortlist between three and five companies to submit final offers. GCT's ambition is to have the first...