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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

Rickover Analogy

Di Luzio compared techniques utilized by Admiral Rickover in developing reactors for the Nuclear Navy in explaining the need to establish optimum desalting plant sizes and maximum operating...

Water Desalination Report, 17-06-1965

Economic survey begins

A National Water Economic Survey now begins to take shape within OSW. The survey, to determine water costs, hidden production expenses, most probable near-term water short areas, etc., so as to...

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

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Rosarito Beach (SDCWA) - Mexico

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Brownsville, TX - U.S.A.

The Texas Water Development Board has applied for funding ($0.8m) for a pilot desalination plant. A decision is expected by June.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Cambria Long-Term Water Supply Project - U.S.A.

Carollo Engineers has been awarded the contract to update a 1990’s design produced by the Army Corps of Engineers. Permitting and design is expected to take two years. Plant size, site and prospect...

Ashdod - Israel

Campo Dalías - Spain

Rosarito Beach (SDCWA) - Mexico

DHA Cogen Plant, Karachi - Pakistan

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP is 1Q 2006. The firstunits are due to start production in 3Q 2009. The plantwill use natural gas as a fuel.

Tripoli - Libya

Gecol reports that the project is now “under contracting”. The preferred bidder is thought to be Sidem.

Campo Dalías - Spain

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

DEWA has issued a tender for engineering consultancy services for the Jebel Ali M power and desalination station. The closing date is 31 May.

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation is providing consultancy services to SWCC including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. Kuljian’s contract covers two plants on the Red Sea coast close to the ...

Oropesa, Castellón - Spain

El Prat del Llobregat - Spain

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

A tender is expected later this year for a 500MW power station and a 50MIGD thermal desalination unit.

Swansea, MA - U.S.A.

Hadera - Israel

This is the largest BOOT desalination plant in the pipeline in Israel. The international tender was published in March 2005. The pre qualification process will be completed by 7 July.

Sagunto - Spain

El Prat del Llobregat - Spain

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Durrat Al Bahrain - Saudi Arabia

Olympic Dam (Upper Spencer Gulf) - Australia

An A$300m plant is now being discussed to primarily supply the expansion of the Olympic Dam copper mine. Mining capacity is expected to more than double,leading to the requirement of water augmenti...

Tugun (Gold Coast) - Australia

Oropesa, Castellón - Spain