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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 U.S.so...

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

Di Luzio's Victory

Already most of Washington sources are giving Frank C. Di Luzio, OSW Director, most of the credit for putting the expanded desalting program over the Capitol Hills. Earlier in the Congressional...

Water Desalination Report, 05-08-1965

Drought proof for New York

Big desalting plants as the "drought-proof" solutions to New York City's perennial water shortage is the subject of a meeting this week between Federal and city officials. Asst. Interior Secretary...

Water Desalination Report, 05-08-1965

Nuclear site problem

Nuclear power plants, the most economic heat sources for large desalting units, imply the problem of locating a site in the densely populated area, which would satisfy AEC's reactor safety...

Water Desalination Report, 05-08-1965

Lowest bidder named for desalting facility

Reagan Construction is apparent low bidder for modifications and additions to enlarge desalting facility spaces at OSW's Wrightsville Beach, N.C. test-engineering center. Reagan, a Wilmington, N.C,...

Water Desalination Report, 05-08-1965

Ionics moved to a new address

The manufacturer of electrodialysis equipment due to increased business volume has now set-up plant and headquarters in a 136,000 sq. ft. facility at 65 Grove St., Watertown, Mass. Former address...

Water Desalination Report, 05-08-1965

No go for nuclear powered desalting plant

Spain will build a convention instead of nuclear powered desalting plant in the Canary Islands. The Spanish Ministry of Public Works recently made the decision to switch to a conventional heat...

Water Desalination Report, 05-08-1965

Major papers presented

An impressive line up of Russian talent- to present 7 major papers - stands-out in the scheduling of scientific-engineering expositions for the first International Desalination Symposium, now...

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

Marina Alta/Calpe, Alicante - Spain

The deadline for bids was 21 January and they were to be opened on 1 February. The decision on the winning bid will be made in mid-February, while the time frame for completion of the project propo...

Hadera - Israel

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

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

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...