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Household desalting appliance being developed by GE.

General Electric is laboring hard to fabricate, assemble and test out an engineering model of its small, household diffusion distillation still this Fall. Beyond, if GE meets its schedule and the...

Water Desalination Report, 30-09-1965

Hydrate desalting and scale prevention

Contracts on hydrate desalting and scale prevention highlight recent researchdevelopment work let by OSW. The hydrate contract for $375,000 was signed with Koppers, and is an extension of last...

Water Desalination Report, 30-09-1965

Rep. Aspinall addresses desalting's major policy questions

(Ed. Note: Rep. Wayne N. Aspinall, Chairman of the House Interior Committee, has shaped desalting legislation since 1951. The expanded desalting bill, signed by President Johnson on Aug. 11th,...

Water Desalination Report, 23-09-1965

OSW launches engineering analysis of 50 MGD plants

OSW is now beginning to evaluate the conceptual designs of a 50 MGD.desalination plant, which were let under 15 industry contracts earlier this year (WDR, 4 Mar. '65,3; 11 Feb. ,4). Evaluation of...

Water Desalination Report, 16-09-1965

Master plan

Everett N. Sieder, head of the Distillation Div., says evaluation of the individual design studies will be incorporated in an overall composite evaluation. Oak Ridge has been asked to handle the...

Water Desalination Report, 16-09-1965

Request formally submitted

N.Y. State's Space and Atomic Authority formally has submitted its $500,000 request for Federal assistance on the Surfside nuclear desalting project (WDR, 22 July '65, 1) to OSW. Frank Di Luzio,...

Water Desalination Report, 16-09-1965

Waste Heat

—From Municipal refuse and incinerators for saline water conversion is the challenging topic which Burns and Roe is now evaluating for OSW. B&R, under a 5-mos. $40,000 study contract, will...

Water Desalination Report, 16-09-1965

Trash vs Nuclear

Roe, at a meeting of the Atomic Industrial Forum last year, said waste heat offered desalting some advantages that nuclear didn't:

"It is obvious that there is no magic in the use of nuclear...

Water Desalination Report, 16-09-1965

Mr. Strobel to lead Program Analysis

Joseph J. Strobel has been appointed to head the key program analysis div. at OSW. From the Program Analysis office will flow most of the technical advice and coordination on plant engineering and...

Water Desalination Report, 16-09-1965

Vertical organization

Chiefs of two div.'s in the new OSW organization chart, Membranes and Engineering Analysis, are still vacant. The present OSW organization, reflecting the emphasis going to engineering development...

Water Desalination Report, 16-09-1965

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...