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GE's Atomic Power Equipment Dept. Mgr., George White, also underscored the utility of desalting in meeting scarce water situations both domestically and abroad. Unstinting approval of the Federal...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-1965

Burns and Roe established new office in Spain

With the accent to be on desalting plants, Burns and Roe has established a new office in Madrid, Spain. The new Co., wholly-owned by B&R, to be called Burns y Roe Internacional, lists Kenneth...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-1965

Overseas construction

A marketing idea which may well lead to overseas construction of desalting plants was handed to U.S. industry at last week's nuclear industry posture hearings (see story p. 1) before the Joint...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-1965

HHFA to finance Key West desalting plant, construction bid out this week

Federal financing has been won by the Florida Keys Aqueduct Commission for a fossil fired 2.62 MGD desalting station, making it the first and largest commercial desalination facility in the

Water Desalination Report, 12-08-1965

New contract for Fluor

The initial $98,000 contract for Title I plant design between Fluor and the Commission now has been superseded by a $298,500 contract covering complete A-E services. Fluor admits it probably lost...

Water Desalination Report, 12-08-1965

Task force group to study NYC water drought

A "quick-look" study by Federal-City Water Officials is to be the next step following meetings last week between AEC, Interior Dept. and New York City to consider big nuclear desalting facilities...

Water Desalination Report, 12-08-1965

Author's view on Patent report


Patent Rights Under OSW R&D Contracts


Ernest S. Cohen, Assistant Solicitor
Branch of Patents, Dept. of the Interior

(Ed. Note: Patent provisions of the Anderson-Aspinall...

Water Desalination Report, 12-08-1965

Desalting program expansion approves

Action by Congress on the expanded desalting program was wrapped-up last week with approval by both Senate and House of Representatives of the conference report on S-24, the 5-yr., $200 million...

Water Desalination Report, 12-08-1965

Conferees agree to extend desalting program, but tie it to yearly reviews

Politics is the science of the possible, as Aristotle put it, saying there always exists one King parameter to solve any and every political crisis, no matter how involved, if it only be found....

Water Desalination Report, 05-08-1965

In some, " All that glitters isn't gold" conclusions

A Bechtel investigation finds that a swimming pool reactor doesn't pan out as a nuclear heat source offering the vastly superior economics for desalting application, which some experts earlier...

Water Desalination Report, 05-08-1965

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Jebel Ali L2 - United Arab Emirates

The project has attracted bids from six contractors, which have submitted offers for the project’s power element, desalination element, or both. The bidders are: Weir Westgarth, Hyundai Engineering...

Shandong Weihai Huaneng - China

Construction due to start shortly.

Campo Dalías - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Shoaiba 3 - Saudi Arabia

Three consortia are expected to submit bids for the project by the 5 March deadline. They are: a consortium of International Power, Saudi Oger, Xenel, Mitsui & Co., and Sumitomo Corporation; a pair...

Tripoli - Libya

Gecol reports that the project is now “under contracting”. The preferred bidder is thought to be Sidem.

Hadera - Israel

Wajh 4 - Saudi Arabia

A venture of Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Company (SSEM) and Metito is the overall low bidder for Al Wajh and five other plants on the Kingdom s Red Sea coast (Rabigh, Ummluj, Alleeth,...

El Prat del Llobregat - Spain

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

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

The project has been developed by Poseidon Resources on an unsolicited basis. The city council sent back the EIR for further clarifications in December. A new EIR draft was prepared and is under de...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Taweelah RO - United Arab Emirates

The developer consortium is understood to be in negotiations with its EPC contractor about how to improve plant design. This follows a ‘suggestion’ from the client that it incorporate technology no...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Freeport SWRO, TX - U.S.A.

The proposed location is the Dow Chemical Complex, Freeport. Consulting engineers Camp, Dresser & McKee (CDM) completed a feasibility study financed by the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). TWD...

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Moss Landing/Kaiser Refractory site, CA - U.S.A.

Pajaro/Sunny Mesa CSD has secured a site at the Kaiser [National] Refractory site with the support of property developer Nader Agha for a desalination plant of unknown capacity. It has appointed Ke...

Sand City - U.S.A.

Umm Luji - Saudi Arabia

A venture of Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Company (SSEM) and Metito is the overall low bidder for Ummluj and five other plants on the Kingdom’s Red Sea coast (Qunfuthah, Rabigh, Al Waj...

Sand City - U.S.A.

Abutaraba - Libya

Gecol reports that the Abutaraba plant is now under construction. The contractor is France’s Sidem.

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Campo Dalías - Spain

Menorca - Ciutadella - Spain

The contract has been awarded to a consortium of Pridesa and Talo Pons. Project presented in the autumn. The environment ministry in Madrid says funds are not available to finance this project. The...

Menorca - Ciutadella - Spain

Following the change of government in Madrid, the projected capacity of the plant is under review. Construction will not now begin before 2006.

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China