News

Latest News

Browse news by date :

OSW halts east coast freezing plant development

After striving since 1963 for a direct contact demonstration freezing plant, OSW has ended its East Coast Conversion Plant contract with Struthers Scientific and International. OSW closed the doors...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Freezing evaluation

OSW is now reviewing recommendations from one of its scientificengineering advisory committees on potential offered by freezing processes in general for low-cost conversion of sea water. The...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Expensive desalted water plant

Cost of big plant desalted water is found more expensive than Colorado River unit costs or California State Water Project average unit costs, in a comparison by the Metropolitan Water District of...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Electrodialysis desalting station to build in Israel

Israel is building a 125,000 GPD electrodialysis desalting station at T'zeelim, an agricultural settlement in the Negev Desert. The ED plant will convert water of 2400 ppm salinity from a brackish...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Mashabei Sadeh

An even larger plant is also being considered by the Negev Institute jointly with the Mekorot Water Co. But the govt, wants to see how the T'zeelim facility operates before making the construction...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Puerto Penasco Solar Power Pilot Plant

The Puerto Penasco Solar Power pilot desalting plant is making distilled water at a clip greater than 0.5 gal. per sq. ft. of solar collector area per day. The eight-effect solar powered pilot...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Desalting portion has a new chairman

Kenneth A. Roe is Chairman of Desalting Portion of this year's annual conference of the Atomic Industrial Forum, four days of meetings from Nov. 15-18 to be held in Washington at the Sheraton-Park...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Spain takes lead in European desalting

An arid nation with constant water shortages coupled with an ever-expanding economy---particularly in the area of international tourism, an increasing source of foreign currency---now makes Spain...

Water Desalination Report, 21-10-1965

Solar Stills

Solar distillation is not being overlooked for villages and pueblos having smaller water requirements. Test programs have been carried out in cooperation with various European groups on small solar...

Water Desalination Report, 21-10-1965

Public desalting symposium

California' s Water Commission has set Nov 5th for a public desalting symposiumparticularly to discuss how desalting brackish and ocean water might bear on the State's water development program....

Water Desalination Report, 21-10-1965

Ashkelon - Israel

The SPV (VID Desalition Company) is 50% owned by IDE, 25% by Veolia & 25% by Dankner Ellern. The EPC contract has been awarded to a 50:50 JV between IDE and OTV. O&M will be undertaken by a company...

Abutaraba - Libya

Gecol has signed a contract with France’s Sidem to build the plant. The initial fincing would also appear to be in place as Sidem has received a letter of credit from the Central Bank of Libya. Con...

Haql Phase 3 - 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...

Shuweihat 2 - United Arab Emirates

Based on ADWEA’s forecasts, the demand for water in Abu Dhabi will increase at an average growth rate of 6.8% per annum in the period 2003-15. ADWEA is therefore expected to continue its policy of ...

West Basin, CA - U.S.A.

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

This is a greenfield IWPP which will serve the Kingdom’s eastern region cities. Progress is very much dependent on what happens at Shoaiba – the first plant in the Kingdom’s IWPP programme (below)....

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

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Santa Cruz SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Chennai - Minjur - India

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Chemfab announced the project in January, explaining that a water shortage is constraining the expansion of its caustic soda plant. The expected cost of the water would be $1.04/m3. Energy supply i...

Salalah - Oman

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Khobar 4 - Saudi Arabia

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

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

Project developed by Poseidon Resources on an unsolicited basis. The city council sent back the EIR for further clarifications in December, prompting the MWDOC to moot the possibility of taking ove...

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Consultant Black & Veatch commenced work on the project in 3Q 2003 and has delivered its report to the client (including the draft EPC documents). The next stage is for SWCC to launch a competitive...

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Chennai - Minjur - India

Santa Cruz SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

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

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA - U.S.A.

Salalah - Oman

Mostaganem - Algeria