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Warne to solve Seed-Blanket problem of West Coast Desalting Test Station

The Seed-Blanket fuel problem not only delays its operation beyond the 1970-71 period when the Dept. would need its power, but also unsettles the Dapt.'s partnership plan with Office of Saline...

Water Desalination Report, 13-05-1965

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

Integrated Plants

Sporn advises utility executives not to over-worry about a new era of huge combination nuclear desalting plants, but that they should be thinking about them, before giving them the "facts": "What...

Water Desalination Report, 06-05-1965

Nuclear Desalting Economics

The Sporn evaluation selected the 125 MW(e) power system as the largest unit that may be used for the specific location, in this case Israel. By comparison to a fossil fuel integrated plant costing...

Water Desalination Report, 06-05-1965

Fixed charges

The fact that 70 per cent of the water costs in the dual nuclear plant is tied up in fixed charges, again figured at 10 per cent, excites Sporn. The. prospects, Sporn says, are that the fixed...

Water Desalination Report, 06-05-1965

Senate agrees to OSW budget cut

OSW's fiscal 1966 budget took it on the chin in the Senate last week -- doubly so since it was there a restoration of a big House cut was to have been made, if at all. Instead the Senate...

Water Desalination Report, 06-05-1965

Experts capital cost for D20

Atomics International's cost presentation established D20, organic-cooled and fast breeder reactors as best heat sources for big dual nuclear desalting plants at the American Power Conference last...

Water Desalination Report, 06-05-1965

Desalting Test Center near its conclusion

Talks on the West Coast Desalting Engineering-Test Center between 0SW and three California utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric, Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power and Southern California...

Water Desalination Report, 06-05-1965

Desalting program up for another Senate hearing

Previously postponed Senate hearing on the accelerated desalting program and the 5-yr., $200 million expanded effort urged by the Administration have been re-scheduled for May 18 & 19. Despite...

Water Desalination Report, 06-05-1965

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

Kundli CETP upgrade - India

The contract has been awarded to Subhash Infra Engineers.

Panki Thermal Power reuse - India

The contract has been awarded to Suez India.

Western Galilee - Israel

A request for statements of qualification has been issued by the client. The deadline for submissions is 1st June 2020. Qualification details and application forms can be found at bit.ly/37pDurZ

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

An RFP has been issued. Ten teams were qualified to bid on the project in August 2019: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) Cobra; 4) Engie; 5) Malakoff; 6) Marubeni/Marafiq; 7) Mitusbishi C...

Sutrapada desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Mandvi desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Devbhoomi Dwarka desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Bhavnagar desalination plant - India

The submissions deadline for proposals relating to the role of independent engineer falls on 17 February 2020. The contract to develop the project was previously awarded to a joint venture of Shapo...

Tourgan SWRO - Iran

The client has cancelled the tender process, and is likely to merge the planned capacity into the West Qeshm Island SWRO project.

West Qeshm SWRO - Iran

The client has cancelled the tender process, and is likely to issue a new tender for a larger capacity plant in the west of Qeshm Island.

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

Interviews with the four companies which are believed to have been pre-qualified for the O&M contract – which is styled as an "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract – are scheduled to ...

Torrevieja SWRO expansion - Spain

The results of the technical evaluation of the proposals submitted for the initial design project are as follows: 1) arada Ingeniería/Desalia Water: 16.25 pts; 2) Ecoagua Ingenieros/Eptisa Servicio...

Valdelentisco O&M contract - Spain

To operate and maintain the 136,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant at Valdelentisco in Murcia under an O&M contract for three years. The asset is currently operated by Suez Treatment Solutions ...

Yanbu 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Market rumours have suggested that the Engie-led bid is now considered the frontrunner; however no official announcement has been made, and expectations of an award before the end of 2019 were not ...

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

Market rumours have suggested that the ACWA Power-led bid has emerged as the frontrunner; however no official announcement has been made. Four teams submitted bids on 15 December 2019: 1) ACWA Powe...

Facility E IWPP - Qatar

The deadline for bids has been extended to 12 March 2020. Sources have indicated that six bidding groups are involved, and the client now hopes to sign a purchase agreement in July 2020.

Ghubrah 3 IWP - Oman

GWI understands the just two teams bid for the project in December 2019: GS Inima and Sumitomo/Malakoff.

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board has requested additional information from Poseidon Water by 17 January 2020. The additional information – which includes a breakdown of the projec...

Rosarito (NSC Agua) phase 1 - Mexico

The State Congress of Baja California has passed Decreto #37, which extends the expiration of authorisations relating to the proposed desalination project to 30 June 2020. The move gives the State ...

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

At its meeting on 9th January 2020, the South Coast Water District board voted to award a consultancy contract worth up to $84,680 to Clean Energy Capital to carry out a water production cost analy...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

An RFQ has been released seeking MF/UF module suppliers for the proposed advanced water treatment plant. Statements of qualification are due in by 11 February 2020. Meanwhile, SoQs relating to the ...

Barka 5 IWP - Oman

Sources have indicated that the client has nominated the GS Inima-led team as preferred bidder for the project. Just two teams are understood to have submitted bids for the project in October 2019:...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

The client is understood to have extended the deadline for bids until the end of March 2020. Nine bidders are vying for the project, although a full list of names has not yet been clarified. In tot...

Gwadar desalination plant - Pakistan

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 10 February 2020.

Tuticorin FGD desal - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 30 January 2020. The project is open to international competitive bidding.

eThekwini pilot - South Africa

Following contractor delays, the commissioning of the pilot plant is now expected by the end of February 2020. The municipality then wants the pilot to run for a year to gather information on its p...

Radomiro Tomic Mine - Chile

The tender process which resulted in the award of a contract to a developer team of Marubeni Corporation (50%), Transelec (30%) and Techint Chile (20%) has been cancelled. The parameters of the pro...

Corpus Christi SWRO, TX 2 - U.S.A.

The client will submit an initial funding application with TWDB on 27 January 2020 to fund the design and construction of a 10MGD (37,850m3/d) facility (expandable up to 20MGD) at the Inner Harbor ...

Palo Alto Reuse, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 10 December 2019, the Santa Clara Valley Water District board voted to approve a 76-year partnership with the City of Palo Alto and the City of Mountain View to advance water reus...

SAKO Desalination and power plant phase 3 - Iran

The contract which had previously been awarded to Hyflux has been re-awarded to Horsol Switz Engineering Asia Pte. Ltd.