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Accelerated desalting program passes Senate

The $200 million Administration research-development program to expand, extend and accelerate OSW's desalting activities from fiscal 1967 through 1972 passed easily last week in the Senate. S-24,...

Water Desalination Report, 24-06-1965

Construction of San Diego II cleared by House Subcommittee

The veil leaving OSW and the desalting industry in some amount of suspense over the future of an advanced technology replacement plant for Pt. Loma last week gently ascended. The House Interior...

Water Desalination Report, 24-06-1965

Brine: Sell or Give?

Western Salt Co., with a plant adjacent to the site of the West Coast center most favored by OSW, has approached OSW with a proposal to take the discharge brine from San Diego II and other plants...

Water Desalination Report, 24-06-1965

Construction of Coalinga pilot plant begins

A 4,000 GPD tube type reverse osmosis pilot plant has started desalting the brackish water of the community of Coalinga, Calif, New wrinkle built into the' pilot plant consists of a tube type...

Water Desalination Report, 24-06-1965

A-C win design study contract

Allis Chalmers has won a $31,500, 3-mos. big pump design study from OSW to examine the optimum type pump for the large flow, concentrated brine and temperature ranges needed for a 50 MGD desalting...

Water Desalination Report, 24-06-1965

Building reverse osmosis desalting plant

The novel idea of building reverse osmosis desalting units in the ocean at depths adequate to supply required pressure for the process was but one of many which Rep. Craig Hosmer (R-Calif.) tried...

Water Desalination Report, 24-06-1965

NRHC approves Di Luzio's US desalting program

A vote of confidence for the administration's accelerated desalting proposals plus unstinting praise for OSW Director Frank Di Luzio's leadership of the U.S. desalting program are now issuing from...

Water Desalination Report, 24-06-1965

Industry-OSW Partnership

The Committee report, citing need for the bill, calls attention to success of the working partnership between industry and OSW in advancing saline water technology up to now. But if the national...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

Dept of Water Resources receive go signal

The California State Legislature has approved the bill authorizing the Dept. of Water Resources to participate in development activities at OSW1s proposed West Coast desalting test center. Approval...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

US President focused on desalting program

The fact that President Johnson has focused worldwide attention on desalting is the biggest and only breakthrough experienced by the U.S. desalination program. This was the major point hammered-out...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

Tugun (Gold Coast) - Australia

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

The process of selecting bids for drawing up project proposals has been completed. Acuamed estimates that environmental impact assessments will be completed by November and the bidding process for ...

Freeport SWRO, TX - U.S.A.

The project stands to receive a $0.4m grant in addtion to a request for $0.8m of funding for piloting which has been submitted to the State Legislature. A decision on this is expected by June. Free...

Oropesa, Castellón - Spain

Haql Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation is providing consultancy services to SWCC including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. The project covers the addition of 4,500m3/d of capacity to bring total...

El Mojon Phase 2 - Spain

Sagunto - Spain

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA - U.S.A.

CalAm must build a desalination plant to meet a legal requirement to reduce reliance on the Carmel River and aquifer. It is a privately financed project to be designed by Pridesa. It has broad supp...

Rosarito Beach (SDCWA) - Mexico

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

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

Swansea, MA - U.S.A.

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

A contract for an Environmental Impact Assessment and feasibility study has been awarded to Sinclair Knight Merz.

Durrat Al Bahrain - Saudi Arabia

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

The project has been developed by Poseidon Resources on an unsolicited basis. The EIR was scheduled for public review in late February/early March but this only happened in April and the new review...

Tugun (Gold Coast) - Australia

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Campo Dalías - Spain

Sur IWP - Oman

Bank Muscat is MNE’s financial adviser. The client is expected to invite bids under a separate tender for the legal work. A decision will then be made on whether to retain existing consultant Parso...

Al Hidd 3 - Bahrain

Details of the prequalified companies are still to be released. However, it is rumoured that there are five groups on the shortlist. They are: Fisia Italimpianti, Hitachi Zosen, Doosan Heavy Indust...

Aguilas Guadalentin - 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 timeframe for completion of the project propos...

Al Fujairah 1 (MSF) - United Arab Emirates

UWEC has appointed Innogy and Water Consultants International to undertake a review of the Phase 1 plant system following a series of blackouts in the second half of 2004 (see GWI, January 2005, p1...

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

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Layyah 13 - United Arab Emirates

A project to install 8MIGD (36,000m3/d) of new capacity at the 35MIGD (160,000m3/d) Layyah site has been delayed. The project was to have been financed by Sheikh Zayed’s private department. An offe...