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Senate committee okays administration desalting program

The President's expanded desalting requests got off to a running start this week on Capitol Hill. The Senate Interior Committee voted for the $200 million, 5- yr. program without amendments to the...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

Construction Invitation

At the hearings Di Luzio assured the Subcommittee he was perfectly willing to go either authorization route, to 1. submit a new authorization request for the replacement plant, or 2. to build it...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

Congressional hearing on Pt. Loma replacement plant ends in slatemate

Closed-door hearings by the House Interior Reclamation and Irrigation Subcommittee failed to provide solutions last week for the delicate questions beleaguering construction of the replacement...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

10-day tour completed by Italian technicians

Italy's touring group of Desalting technicians have completed a 10-day visit of U.S. installations and returned home. While here the 3-man team held talks with OSW and AEC on possible bilateral...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

"Fresh water from sea" conference held in Milan

2nd desalting conference, with the theme "Fresh water from the sea," of the European Federation of chemical engineering is being held in Milan this week. A.A. Delyannis of Greece, President of the...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

River desalting plant as solution for water problems

A potomac river desalting plant "makes sense," says Interior Secretary Udall at a recent press conference. He said the Washington, D.C. region has water problems, that no pilot project has been...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

Date set on the House-Senate conference

A House-Senate conference on Interior Dept.'s appropriations for fiscal 1966 has been set for next Monday, after the full Senate had voted on the money bill which includes OSW FY-66 funds. The...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

OSW's Division Chief resigns

Resignation of OSW's Membrane Div Chief, George Mangan, Now contributes to some basic question marks shading OSW's ambitious development program for membrane processes proposed for the next seven...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

Haden's suggestion

Two fundamental proposals on how to move the membrane processes issued from Ionics, builder of 90 per cent of the world's electrodialysis plants, during the recent Congressional hearings on the...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

Nine plants

In all, the development timetable for electrodialysis setforth in the OSW program calls for building 6 pilot plants and three larger test bed plants. The President's report published last Fall on...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-1965

Ras al-Khair 3 - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the fourth quarter of 2021. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q3 2022, request for qualifications the same quarte...

Shuqaiq 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the fourth quarter of 2021. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q1 2023, request for qualifications the same quarte...

Ghubrah 3 IWP - Oman

The GS Inima/Sogex bid is understood to be the frontrunner. Two teams submitted bids for the project in December 2019: GS Inima/Sogex and Sumitomo/Malakoff.

Ras Al-Khair 2 - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the fourth quarter of 2021. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2022.

Ras Mohaisen IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2020, request for qualifications in Q3 2020, and a request for prop...

Jubail 6 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q4 2020, request for qualifications the same quarter, and a request fo...

Shoaiba 5 - Saudi Arabia

The project was included in SWPC’s long-term plans for capacity-building, and was expected to be commissioned in 2029. However it was not included in SWPC's most recent procurement forecasts, cover...

Tabuk 1 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q1 2021.

Jazan 1 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q4 2021, a request for qualifications later that same quarter, and a r...

Rabigh 5 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the first quarter of 2023. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2023, a request for qualifications later that sam...

Jubail 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the first quarter of 2023. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q4 2023, a request for qualifications later that sam...

Rayyis 2 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the first quarter of 2023. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2024, a request for qualifications in Q3 2024, an...

Shoaiba 6 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The project was included in SWPC’s long-term plans for capacity-building, and was expected to be commissioned in 2029. However it was not included in SWPC's most recent procrement forecasts, coveri...

Jubail 5 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The project was included in SWPC’s long-term plans for capacity-building, and was expected to be commissioned in 2030. However it was not included in SWPC's most recent procurement forecasts, cover...

Rabigh 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed imminently. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q2 2020.

Valdelentisco O&M contract renewal - Spain

The suspension of the tender process invoked by the state of emergency legislation has now been lifted because of the urgent necessity to award the contract so as to ensure continuity of service af...

Dholera Industrial City desal - India

An RFQ-cum-RFP has been released seeking a consultant to carry out a techno-economic analysis and an environmental impact assessment in order to assess the feasibility of the project. A site visit ...

Valdelentisco O&M contract renewal - Spain

The suspension of the tender process invoked by the state of emergency legislation has now been lifted because of the urgent necessity to award the contract so as to ensure continuity of service af...

Indian Wells Valley BWRO - U.S.A.

The Indian Wells Valley Water District board discussed a range of alternative water supply options at its meeting on 14 April 2020, including the implementation of brackish water desalination. The ...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, discussions between the client and the two bidders are ongoing on a virtual basis, with the announcement of a preferred bidder expected imminently.

Tuticorin - India

To operate and maintain an existing 20,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant at Tuticorin, which was built an is operated by Tecton Engineering and Construction LLC. The scope also in...

Morgan SWRO plant (GUPCO) - Egypt

The project is being developed and built by the Egypt-based IDWT Group.

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1 - U.S.A.

An RFP relating to the contract to operate the future North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter is now likely to be sent to shortlisted bidders in late May 2020, ahead of a projected award in September ...

Musandam water supply - Oman

The client has issued a request for expressions of interest from potential developers. The deadline for submissions is Monday 27 April 2020.

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 14 April 2020, City Council voted unanimously to approve a settlement between Antioch and the California Department of Water Resources which will provide $27 million for the plann...

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 7th April 2020, the Soquel Creek Water District board voted unanimously to award phase 1 of the "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract to Jacobs for $300,000. Phase 1...

Shandong Yantai Haiyang Nuclear Power Desalination Project - China

Currently under feasibility study by the Institute of Seawater Desalination and Multipurpose Utilization, Tianjin.

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 7th April 2020, the Soquel Creek Water District board is due to vote on whether to award phase 1 of the "operations and management-at-risk" (OMAR) contract to Jacobs for $300,000....

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

The official deadline for bids is understood to have been extended to 12 July. An RFP for the contract was issued in January 2020. Ten teams were qualified to bid on the project in August 2019: 1) ...

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

A team of Abengoa and Sepco III has been selected to undertake the EPC work.