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House votes accelerated desalting measure;conferee action next.

The House of Representatives backed up its Interior Committee to the letter in passing legislation for an expanded U.S. desalting program last week, The bill passed by the House was the same one...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-1965

Research Stress

Aspinall, during House consideration of the bill, again emphasized the Committee's wish for the U.S. desalting effort to concentrate on research before spending excessively on process development...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-1965

Desalting legislation signed by Gov. Brown

California's Gov. Pat Brown signed landmark desalting legislation into law last week, after the State Legislature passed it in its closing days. To be called the Cobey- Porter Saline Water Law, it...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-1965

No to artificial island

An artificial island site has been turned down for the large desalting plant being considered by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. MWD's board voted for the Pelican Point...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-1965

Bigger boost for coal industry

The coal industry is getting bigger boost from the desalting program in the form of a new Interior Dept. effort to identify all conditions in which coal stands as best heat source for desalting sea...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-1965

Kellogg contact

To get the coal-desalting study rolling, OCR has awarded a 1-yr., $109,000 contract to M.W. Kellogg to round-up all information bearing on establishing the optimum role that may be carved-out for...

Water Desalination Report, 22-07-1965

The MWD Story: Best costs yet for big desalting plants

Bechtel's study, at the two-thirds completion post last week, finds it more than technically feasible for Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to produce a 150 MGD of desalted water...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-1965

Bechtel conceptual plants and costs

Bechtel looked at three nuclear power and 150 MGD conceptual designs and two power only designs for purposes of establishing reference capital and operating costs for power, as follows;

Case A; MWD...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-1965

Fossil vs. fuel

Analyses of nuclear and fossil fuels were made early in the study for the Southern California area to determine effects on desalted water costs. The nuclear dual plant won hands down.

A commercial...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-1965

Financial assistance for MWD desalting plant

MWD has taken no formal position vis a vis govt, financial help on building the plant. But most MWD officials wouldn't be averse to some Federal help in building the first big plant.

A hard line...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-1965

Facility E IWPP

A request for proposals has been issued, with a deadline of 10 February 2020. Sources have indica...

Barka 5 IWP

Just two teams are understoof to have submitted bids for the project: GS Inima and Veolia. A team...

Cabo San Lucas expansion

In a recent statement, the mayor of Los Cabos indicated that the project tender would be issued b...

Faure permanent reuse scheme

Detailed design of the plant is still in progress, and a construction tender is slated for 2020-2...

Yanbu 4 IWP

Proposals were received from the following consortia: 1) ACWA Power/Gulf Investment Corporation/A...

Gaza Central Desalination Plant

Expressions of interest in the DBO contract are now due in on 11 November 2019. Two participants ...

Tuticorin FGD desal

Tender documentation will be made available from 11 October 2019, and a pre-bid meeting has been ...

Águilas SWRO expansion

The contract for drawing up the initial design project has been awarded to Arada for €125,292.

Mahdia (phase 1)

Sonede is preparing the terms of reference ahead of a tender for a consultant to carry out pre-fe...

Sfax

Sonede now expects to award the contract in Q2 2020. Two of the six shortlisted bidders submitted...

Morro Bay WWTP, CA

Suez has been confirmed as the winner of the MBR systems supply contract.

Fortaleza SWRO

The client has posted a second draft "edital" and accompanying contract documents to its website,...

Tangestan SWRO

The client re-issued a request for statements of qualification on 29 September 2019. The submissi...

Asaluyeh SWRO

The client re-issued a request for statements of qualification on 29 September 2019. The submissi...

Kundli CETP upgrade

To upgrade an existing 4,000m³/d common effluent treatment plant (CETP) to include tertiary treat...

Southeast Wellfield (Polk County, FL)

A conceptual design report for the proposed Southwest Wellfield WTP – developed by Carollo Engine...

Uran SWRO, Mumbai

A re-tender is now likely in September 2019.

Cabo San Lucas expansion

The tender is now expected to be issued in Q4 2019. On 30 July 2019, the governor of Baja Califor...

Pure Water Soquel, CA

SoQs for the progressive design-build contract relating to the AWPF and the addition of tertiary ...

Torrevieja SWRO expansion

The list of bidders for the 2-year, €670,000 engineering services contract relating to the initia...

Alicante I

On 24 September 2019, Sacyr's €8.001 million bid was declared the most advantageous, and the cont...

Alicante II

On 24 September 2019, Sacyr's €8.001 million bid was declared the most advantageous, and the cont...

Beaumont Salt Mitigation Facility, CA

At its meeting on 2nd October 2018, City Council voted to award the construction contracts, as fo...

North City Pure Water Facility

The initial $1.25 billion phase of the project will be part-funded through a $614 million WIFIA l...

Port of Cape Town SWRO

TNPA is looking to appoint a consultant in the next couple of months, with a view to completing s...

Palo Alto Reuse, CA

At its meeting on 23 September 2019, Palo Alto City Council is due to review a draft treated effl...

Asaluyeh Rural Complex SWRO

The client re-issued a request for statements of qualification on 16 September 2019. The submissi...

Grünau desal pilot

NamWater has launched separate RFPs for the construction of the plants at Grünau and Bethanie. Th...

Bethanie Desal Pilot

NamWater has launched separate RFPs for the construction of the plants at Grünau and Bethanie. Th...

Ventura Water IPR/DPR phase 1

The final EIR relating to the proposed advanced water purification facility was delivered in mid-...