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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

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...