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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

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

Rabigh - Saudi Arabia

A venture of Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Company (SSEM) and Metito is the overall low bidder for Rabigh and five other plants on the Kingdom’s Red Sea coast (Qunfuthah, Ummluj, Al Waj...

Hadera - Israel

This is the largest BOOT desalination plant in the pipeline in Israel. The international tender was published in January 2005, as the project has been finally approved by the Ministry of Finance, a...

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Beni Saf - Algeria

The Geida consortium and AEC have formed a special purpose company, known as the Beni Saf Water Company to implement the project. The next step is to select the project company advisors. The projec...

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Bidding supposed to start in 2005

Chennai - Minjur - India

El Prat del Llobregat - Spain

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

Chennai - Minjur - India

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...