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Future Development

Development management for the new plant is under the Sanitary Sciences Div. at ERDL, headed by Richard Schmitt. SSD also was responsible for the three older models, which furnished water to Allied...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

OSW Cooperation

Schmitt's Div,, consisting of a 15-man staff and an annual development budget of about $140,000, is also responsoble for development of processes and methods for supplying troop drinking water from...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

British Purchases

The British Army has also tested the "alclad" unit. A single model was obtained from Badger and was field tested by the British in competition with two other models made by English manufacturers....

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Five year life

Schmitt explains that aluminum was a natural choice for the mobile Army requirement of reduced weight. The one drawback of aluminum, compared to cupricmetal and steel units, is a short, lifetime....

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

California Dept of Water Resources introduced bill to legislature

Bills have been introduced in the California legislature to authorize the California Dept of Water Resources to engage in desalting development programs and to join OSW in financing construction...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Seed-Blanket Fuel Problems

Meanwhile, problems are being encountered by Admiral Hyman G. Rickover in the development of a long-life fuel element for the seed-blanket project. Fuel elements failure in recent tests could...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Interior Dept. Desalting research project launch catalog

Who's doing it, which institution, how and where for all Govt.-funded water research are covered in a first-of-its-kind catalog just put out by Interior Dept. Desalting research projects stand out...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Gold-plated desalting plant

Believe it or not, this is the recommendation supported by research conducted by the Franklin Institute. Robert A. Erb and Edmund Thelen of Franklin have found that gold and other noble metals such...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Desalting studies as major water source under far-reaching Texas plan

OSW and Texas have agreed to contract terms for evaluating desalination's applicability in the context of a long range water resources blueprint being drawn by the State Water Commission....

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

First desalination commission in Maryland

Gov. J. Millard Tawes is taking initial steps to make Maryland the first State to establish a desalination commission. Tawes is to meet this week with State legislators to consider implementation...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Doosan Heavy Industries has been awarded a $65m contract to extend equipment life and expand existing plant capacity at Shuaiba (see GWI, January 2005, pp6-7). The Shuaiba complex currently compris...

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

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

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Palmachim - Israel

A contract was awarded to a consortium of Granite Hacarmel Investments, Tahal, Middle East Tube Co., Oceana Marine Research, and OCIF Investment & Development last year. Groundwork in this site is ...

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

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

Djerba - Tunisia

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Joint contract for Environmental Impact Assessment to be awarded in Feb 2005.

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

Ashdod - Israel

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Djerba - Tunisia

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Olympic Dam (Upper Spencer Gulf) - Australia

Discussions on the feasibility of establishing a desalination plant have commenced between the USGCPG and Aquasol. The USPGCPG has also submitted a proposal to the SA Government which is being asse...

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Jebel Ali RO - United Arab Emirates

The project is proceeding on a fast-track basis (the plant is due to start operations in 2006). The EPC contractor is PAL Technologies. Although it has not formally stated as such, ITT Aquious is p...

Ashdod - Israel

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Arzew IWPP - Algeria

Project developer Project developer Kahrama has made progress towards financial close, having secured a commitment for the funding from the Islamic Development Bank and local financial institutions...

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

$4 million desalination feasibility and contingency study contract awarded to GHD and Fichtner. Study to examine potential locations, plant size, concept design and cost estimates as well as consul...

Hadera - Israel

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Tordera, Catalunya II - Spain

Bidding is scheduled to start in 2005.

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Ashdod - Israel

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Due to seek project consultant later this year.

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sand City - U.S.A.