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Larger reverse osmosis pilot plant module to be built by OSW

OSW is thinking extra hard this week about moving reverse osmosis systems ahead and a major step in grooming the process for large-scale plants—construction of a 50,000 GPD pilot plant--is expected...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

President requested desalting plant study

The long-range desalting plant study requested by the President to help the northeast drought situation is sailing along well in advance of the 6-mos. completion deadline set for it when ordered by...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Desalting making headlines

Desalting was making headlines last week, but in rather offbeat instances. In the first, a nationwide public opinion poll showed more people in the U.S. think govt, spending on desalting ought to...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

OSW's Fiscal budget

OSW's Fiscal 1967 budget now being justified in annual budget planning sessions with the Budget Bureau will probably weigh-in at about $35 million. The amount includes both operating and...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Military not satisfied on Aerojet General

Aerojet General isn't passing up military application in its development of the reverse osmosis process---not by a long shot. Although paramount goal of the co.'s reverse osmosis effort is low-cost...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Photography and Desalting

Navy wants the reverse osmosis process to eliminate the tremendous supply problem for high purity water of its mobile, front-line photographic processing units. It seems Navy engineers always...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Army Pilot Plant

A 1000 GPD reverse osmosis pilot plant is to be shipped from the Von Karman Center later this month to the Army Material Command's Engineer Research and Development Lab at Fort Belvoir, Va. There,...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Membrane research

OSW has also extended its base research program with Aerojet for another year, primarily directed at improved cellulose acetate membranes. A $210,194 contract award was made to continue studies on...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Membrane research

OSW has also extended its base research program with Aerojet for another year, primarily directed at improved cellulose acetate membranes. A $210,194 contract award was made to continue studies on...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Commission meeting failed

Meeting of the FLA Keys Aqueduct Commission failed to result last week in the naming of a construction ax-?ard winner for the 2.62 MGD Key West desalting plant. The FKAC board, stalemated on...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Kalaeloa,HI - U.S.A.

Pilot facility complete. The EIR is in progress. After permitting, the plant is expected to go out to tender on 3rd December 2004.

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Al Fujairah 2 RO - United Arab Emirates

Planta Desaladora Norte - Chile

The proposal to extend the plant at Antofagasta has been put on ice by Essan following its acquisition by Luksic Group in the recent privatisation programme. Desalant, a special purpose vehicle set...

Sur IWP - Oman

Chennai - Minjur - India

The announcement of the an engineering consultant to advise on the project has been held up by the elections in India, but it is expected shortly. Applicants included CH2M Hill, Fichtner, Halcrow, ...

Ras Laffan B - Qatar

Kahramaa has appointed Fichtner and Denton Wilde Sapte to prepare and draft a power and water purchase agreement (PWPA). A site for the plant has not been specified but it is likely to be built at ...

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation has been appointed by SWCC to provide consultancy services including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. Kuljian’s contract covers two plants on the Red Sea co...

Skikda - Algeria

The Geida consortium has been selected to implement the project; it is comprised of Cobra, Befesa, Codesa and Sadyt, all of Spain. The consortium submitted a low bid of $0.74/m3 in March which beat...

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Ashdod - Israel

A contract has been awarded to a consortium of Ashcogen, Chemtec and a Spanish desalition specialist. However the consortium has been uble to raise fince and it is reported that it is not proceedin...

Al Fujairah 2 RO - United Arab Emirates

Fichtner has submitted design studies for the project. It was origilly thought that the Phase 2 plant would be procured on an EPC basis (Doosan Heavy Industries and Ondeo Degrémont were the contrac...

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Mostaganem - Algeria

Farasan 3 - Saudi Arabia

The tender notification for the projects at Al Wajh, Rabigh, Ummluj, Alleeth, Qunfuthah and Farasan has been released and 12 companies have purchased the bid documents. The tender opening date is 2...

Ashdod - Israel

Mekorot, the Israeli state bulk water supplier was to build this plant on its own account, however fincing difficulties mean the project has little hope of going ahead (see story p11)

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Rabigh - Saudi Arabia

The tender notification for the projects at Al Wajh, Rabigh, Ummluj, Alleeth, Qunfuthah and Farasan has been released and 12 companies have purchased the bid documents. The tender opening date is 2...

Broken Hill - Australia

Construction work and commissioning/ performance testing has been completed. The AI board will review the future role of the plant later in the year. It is capable of treating around 30% of the out...

Jebel Ali RO - United Arab Emirates

DEWA is investigating the possibility of developing a hybrid RO-MSF plant at the Jebel Ali site. Mott MacDold is the authority’s consultant for a pilot SWRO plant (5-10m3/hr) to provide information...

El Hamma - Algeria

Ionics has formed a project company, Hamma Water Desalition (HWD), with AEC. HWD is 70% owned by Ionics and 30% by AEC. Algerian tiol oil company Sotrach will guarantee the take-or-pay water supply...

Andratx - Spain

Contract awarded to consortium Copisa and Constructora Pireica. Formal project due to be presented in the autumn.

Sur IWP - Oman

This is a regiol project which would also supply water to the town of Ibra around 100km inland. A consultancy contract has been awarded to the Parsons Corporation. The design stage is expected to l...

Alcudia - Spain

Contract awarded to consortium Depuración y Tratamientos and Sacyr. Formal project due to be presented in the autumn.

Sohar IWPP - Oman

The project is in the bid evaluation phase. There are four shortlisted bidders: AES Oasis with the local Multitech (with EPC contractors IHI and Fisia Italimpianti); a consortium of SembCorp, Nissh...

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

The client has received positive prelimiry expressions of interest from developers and had intended to issue an RFP in the second quarter. However, it now seems likely that the Shoaiba IWPP will mo...

Menorca - Ciutadella - Spain

Contract awarded to consortium Pridesa and Talo Pons. Formal project due to be presented in the autumn.

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.