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Two advanced distillation plants start-up in Virgin Islands

There's a legend in Charlotte Amalie that says when its people are well and happy the spirit of the ancient Danish Queen for whom the town is named smiles down in perpetually sunny days. Last week...

Water Desalination Report, 09-12-1965

Krum Bay plant

But if the Vice President received nothing less than messianic-like adulation from the crowds, it was Westinghouse which showed it could spread pure from salt water. And spread water it did. A 1.5...

Water Desalination Report, 09-12-1965

Virgin island desalting plant starts operation

The turnkey contract under which Westinghouse built the plant was defended by Gov. Paiewonsky in informal remarks at a post-dedication reception. The Gov. also was grateful for the plant's...

Water Desalination Report, 09-12-1965

Water needs at St. Thomas to increase by year 1973

The Authority estimates that by 1973 St. Thomas will require 29,000 KW(E), or about a 50 per cent increase over the current 19,200 KW(E) capacity. The island's water distribution system now covers...

Water Desalination Report, 09-12-1965

New water rates of V.I

Island citizens now pay $1.75/1000 gals, at that a subsidized rate by the V.I. govt, under the previous water situation. Water from the existing Aqua-Chem 300,000 GPD unit costs about $3/1000 gals,...

Water Desalination Report, 09-12-1965

Harvey's desalination plant starts giving fresh water

On St. Croix Island, about 3 times larger (28 miles long, 7 miles wide) than St. Thomas and 40 miles to the south, the Harvey Alumina Plant's desalination unit made water for the first time on...

Water Desalination Report, 09-12-1965

5 Countries lead the Roster of Nations

India, Ghana, Libya, Kuwait and the Sudan lead the Roster of Nations putting out feelers to OSW for undertaking joint programs of desalting research. In all some 20 nations have informally...

Water Desalination Report, 02-12-1965

USSR desalting plant still on schedule

Initial operation of the USSR dual purpose desalting plant on the Caspian Sea still is scheduled sometime in 1968, according to a report from the Russian delegation to the International...

Water Desalination Report, 02-12-1965

Polymer Additive's scale

Successful prevention of scale by Polymer Additives is reported in Australia. L. S. Herbert, P. F. Rolfe and U. J. Sterns of Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research...

Water Desalination Report, 02-12-1965

Australia's first electrodialysis commercial units

Australia's first electrodialysis commercial units are being furnished by Ionics and will be installed in the bleak Northwest Cape-Exmouth Gulf area. The U.S. Navy, actually, is the buyer of the...

Water Desalination Report, 02-12-1965

Soreq 2 - Israel

Financial close was reached on 18 June 2020, after the contract was awarded to IDE Technologies for a nominal tariff of NIS1.45/m3 ($0.405/m3). IDE will take responsibility for the EPC and O&M of t...

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 16 June 2020, City Council voted unanimously to award the construction contract to low bidder Sletten Construction, for $36,595,000.

GWRS Phase III, CA - U.S.A.

Bids for the pipeline rehabilitation contract were received from the following companies: 1) J.F. Shea ($11,600,000; apparent low bidder); 2) Kiewit Infrastructure West ($13,631,000); 3) Spiniello ...

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

Bids for the design of the 1.125MGD (4,258m3/d) salt removal facility – which will feature UF/MF and RO treatment steps – are understood to have been received from the following firms: Black & Veat...

Jubail 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has issued a call for advisors to support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Rabigh 4 and Ras Mohaisen plants. The deadline for submissions from advi...

Rabigh 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for advisory bid submissions has been extended to 21 June 2020. The advisors will support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Ras Mohaisen and Jubai...

Ras Mohaisen IWP - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for advisory bid submissions has been extended to 21 June 2020. The advisors will support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Rabigh 4 and Jubail 4 ...

Rosarito Beach (SDCWA) - Mexico

A study carried out by Black & Veatch and published in June 2020 evaluates five possible seawater desalination strategies on the Sea of Cortez, with capital costs ranging from $3 billion to $3.7 bi...

Bhavnagar tertiary treatment plant (potable) - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended, and now falls on 2nd July 2020. Bid opening is scheduled to follow on 8th July 2020.

Coega desal plant - South Africa

To construct and operate a 15,000m3/d desalination plant in the Coega Special Economic Zone. A tender has been released, and proposals are due in by 20 July 2020.

Adeje Arona WWTP - Spain

To operate and maintain the Adeje-Arona wastewater treatment plant on the island of Tenerife, which is due to be expanded to 40,000m3/d. The scope of the operating contact also includes the associa...

GWRS Phase III, CA - U.S.A.

Orange County Water District has been awarded a $3.6 million grant from the California Department of Water Resources' Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) grant programme for the GWRS final ...

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 16 June 2020, City Council will consider awarding the construction contract to low bidder Sletten Construction, for $36,595,000.

LA Advanced Water Purification Facility - U.S.A.

Although the preliminary timetable had envisaged a DB award being made in Q1 2021, no list of pre-qualified bidders had been assembled as of mid-June 2020, while the process to pre-qualify equipmen...

Adeje Arona WWTP - Spain

To operate and maintain a series of brackish water treatment plants on the island of Tenerife which employ electrodialysis reversal (EDR) technology. The 12,000m3/d Isora plant is currently operate...

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

The official submissions deadline for bids is understood to have been extended once more, to 1st October 2020.

Southbay - U.S.A.

St. Marks - U.S.A.

Stanislaus - U.S.A.

Western Galilee - Israel

The submissions deadline for statements of qualification has been extended to 1st July 2020. Qualification details and application forms can be found at https://bit.ly/37pDurZ

Sydney desal expansion - Australia

Following an uptick in rainfall, the state government has put development of the project on hold, withdrawing its request for a costing investigation from the state pricing regulator IPART. Detaile...

Belmont desalination plant - Australia

To build a seawater desalination plant as a temporary measure to bolster local supplies if water storage levels fall below 35%. The trigger for detailed design to be carried out has been set at 65%...

Kalaeloa Seawater Desalination Project, HI - U.S.A.

To design, build, operate and maintain a 1.7MGD (6,435m3/d) seawater desalination plant at Campbell Industrial Park, west of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The plant could be expandable t...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 9th June 2020, City Council authorised the award of a $4.4 million contract to CDM Smith to provide construction management services in relation to the proposed desalination plant.

South Bay Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

In June 2020, the project was awarded $1,160,139 by the Bureau of Reclamation under its WaterSMART Program for Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse initiatives.

North City Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

In June 2020, the project was awarded $1,160,139 by the Bureau of Reclamation under its WaterSMART Program for Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse initiatives.

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

In June 2020, the project was awarded $4 million by the Bureau of Reclamation under its WaterSMART Program for Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse initiatives. Meanwhile, proposals for the role o...

Koonimedu desal plant - India

To build a 60,000m3/d seawater desalination plant at Koonimedu in Mallakanam Taluk in Villupuram District. A tender has been released seeking a consultant to carry out EIA (environmental impact ass...

Kangaroo Island desalination plant - Australia

The project has been fast-tracked in order to improve water security and supply in the wake of bushfires in 2019-2020. On 5th June 2020, the SA Government committed A$33 million (US$22.8 million) o...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 9th June 2020, City Council is expected to authorise the award of a $4.4 million contract to CDM Smith to provide construction management services in relation to the proposed desa...