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Mineral by product recovery from desalting plants

Mineral by product recovery from desalting plants, though bearing technical promise, is not yet ready for commercial exploitation. This is one of the big conclusions in Edison Electric Institute's...

Water Desalination Report, 13-01-1966

Major desalting construction starts promised in 1966

The year 1966 shapes up bigger and better in whopping terms of new plant construction for the desalting field than the past year, good as 1965 was. By all accounting, the coming year will more than...

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Spain leads

A total of 10 international bids received last month to the Spanish govt,'s construction call for the 2.5 MGD 10,000 KW(e) dual station at Las Palmas, Canary Islands (WDR, 21 Oct.'65, 4; 6 0ct.,l)...

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Seed-Blanket scratched

AEC's announcement last week that it was dropping joint construction plans with the California Dept. of Water Resources of the 525 MW(e) seed and blanket breeder nuclear power reactor also affects...

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Large plant studies

Though the seed-blanket project and whatever effect it might have had on large dual desalting plants now never will be known, 1966 may well be the year in which building plans harden for three big...

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Patent pedicament

On Oct. 19, after seven 7-yrs. of inquiry by the U.S. Patent Office, Aqua-Chem was awarded a basic patent (No. 3,213,000 bearing Reid Ewing's name as inventor) for the long tube flash evaporator....

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Hess oil unit

Reports are, yet unconfirmed by the principal parties, Westinghouse will build the first desalting job to be awarded in 1966, the 174,000 GPD, $200,000 unit for Hess Oil's refinery on St. Croix,...

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Industrial contractor hired, first designs completed for OSW large plant

Ebasco has been selected as industrial contractor for OSW's 50 MGD desalting plant design program and the first two of 15 design studies for the large plant which OSW has contracted for with...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-1965

Ferguson and Flour designs for 50 MGD desalting plant program

First glances at the H.K. Ferguson and Fluor designs, show a combination multi-effect, multi-stage flash plant recommended by Ferguson and a more conservative multi-stage flash process by Fluor....

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-1965

Aerojet to build reverse osmosis pilot plant

Aerojet General won out in the hot competition to build a 50,000 GPD reverse osmosis pilot plant, next step in OSW's long term development scheme to lift the reverse osmosis process to commercial...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-1965

Shandong Rongcheng Desalination Project - China

Conceptual stage, under planning stage; will be invested by Shandong Qi Lu Water Group; the client is Rongcheng City Government

Shandong Yantai Haiyang Nuclear Power Desalination Project - China

At a very initial conceptual stage, under feasibility study carried by the Institute of Seawater Desalination and Multipurpose Utilization, Tianjin; the client is Haiyang City Government

Zarzis - Tunisia

Sonede plans to launch a tender for feasibility studies in Q3 or Q4 of 2020.

Kerkennah - Tunisia

Sonede is finalising its studies for a brackish water desalination plant, and plans to issue an EPC tender by the end of the year. The feasibility analysis is being carried out by a consortium of I...

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 2021. ...

Phase 2, Southern Tunisia brackish water plants - Tunisia

A tender was issued on 10 July 2020 for the supply of ductile iron pipes, fittings and accessories for the Gafsa West desalination plant. Bids are due in by 27 August 2020. Meanwhile, Sonede plans ...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Carollo Engineers is expected to reach 100% design on the project in early August 2020, in order for construction bids to be advertised later that month or in September 2020. An award is likely bef...

Weatherford reuse project, TX - U.S.A.

A tender process has been initiated for the construction of a 3.3MGD (12,490m3/d) reclaimed water pump station (expandable to 5MGD (18,925m3/d), and various wastewater treatment plant improvements....

Ferry desalination plant - Jamaica

To construct a desalination water plant with a capacity of up to 10MIGD (45,460m3/d), using the brackish Ferry Springs at Moses Lake as the feedwater source. The contract scope also includes the in...

South Tarawa Water Supply Project - Kiribati

The bidding documents for the desalination plant and the water network are now undergoing a final review, although the exact timing of their release has yet to be determined.

Santa Barbara desal expansion - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 30 June 2020, Santa Barbara City Council voted 6-0 to approve a 50-year water supply agreement, which would involve the Montecito Water District purchasing 1,430 acre-feet per yea...

Santa Barbara reuse, CA - U.S.A.

The City reiterated at the end of June 2020 that the imminent signing of a 50-year water purchase agreement with the Montecito Water District (and the deferral of an expansion of the Charles E. Mey...

Borazjan SWRO - Iran

Noor Vijeh Co. (NVCO) proposed the best price (IRR66,000/m3, equivalent to $1.56/m3), and the client is currently evaluating its financial proposal

Az-Zour North stage 2/3 IWPP - Kuwait

The deadline for the submission of transaction advisory proposals has been extended until 23 July 2020. On 31 May, the client re-issued a call for submissions from advisors to carry out feasibility...

Al Khairan IWPP - Kuwait

The deadline for the submission of transaction advisory proposals has been extended until 23 July 2020. On 31 May, the client re-issued a call for submissions from advisors to carry out feasibility...

Aqaba-Amman Water Project - Jordan

The deadline for the submission of qualification documents has been extended until 11 August 2020.

Pure Water Project Las Virgenes-Triunfo - U.S.A.

The JPA is expected to hold a subsequent workshop on 13 July 2020 to continue the discussion of institutional and implementation issues relating to the Pure Water project. The previous strategic pl...

Bhavnagar tertiary treatment plant (potable) - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 13 July 2020. Bid opening is scheduled to follow on 18 July 2020.

Mandvi desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer has been extended once more, and now falls on 7th July, with bids due to be opened the following day.

Sutrapada desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer has been extended once more, and now falls on 7th July, with bids due to be opened the following day.

San Pedro de Pinatar I - Spain

To operate and maintain the 65,000m3/d San Pedro del Pinatar I seawater reverse osmosis plant, which was designed, built, and has been operated by Acciona Agua since 2006. The tender was published ...

Ventura Water IPR/DPR phase 1 - U.S.A.

The delivery timetable for the preliminary feasibility study on the full-scale project's concentrate outfall and desalination intake – which is being undertaken by Carollo Engineers – is likely to ...

Santa Barbara desal expansion - U.S.A.

At a special meeting on 25 June 2020, the Montecito Water District approved a 50-year water supply agreement, which would involve the District purchasing 1,430 acre-feet per year (4,832m3/d) of tre...

Facility E IWPP - Qatar

A new advisory team has been appointed: PWC (financial), Clyde & Co (legal) and Energo (technical). Following delays to the timeline imposed by the impact of COVID-19, the official deadline for bid...

Santa Barbara desal expansion - U.S.A.

At a special meeting on 25 June 2020, the Montecito Water District is due to consider the adoption of a resolution authorising the board president to execute a 50-year water supply agreement, which...

Strandfontein - South Africa

The decommissioning of the Strandfontein desalination plant on 17 June 2020 was accompanied by a statement from the City of Cape Town saying that, as a result of the experience at Strandfontein, "W...

Cabo San Lucas expansion - Mexico

The tender process is now expected to be initiated in Q3 2020.

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

Clean Energy Capital now hopes to deliver its water production cost analysis in mid-July 2020, the outcome of which will be a financial model that estimates cost ranges for the water to be produced...

Bahía de Palma - Spain

The technical and economic bids are as follows: 1) Global Omnium (€9.718 million/24.9 pts); 2) FACSA/Tedagua (€10.129 million/36.3 pts); 3) Sacyr/Cadagua (€11.338 million/38.4 pts); 4) Suez/Aquambi...

Coega desal plant - South Africa

The tender has been cancelled in its current form, although CDC says that it will be re-issued with adjustments to the tender documentation.