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Army develops all-aluminum, portable desalting field unit

Successful field testing for 3200-hrs., much of it under combat conditions, of a highly mobile, 150 g.p.h. desalting unit by Army Engineers has now resulted in "type classification" of the unit in...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Aspinall introduces stepped-up desalting program; refuses to endorse it

Prospects of the President's accelerated $200 million desalting program got a tremendous leg-up last week in the House of Representatives. In a major policy turn, Rep. Wayne Aspinall (D-Colo.), the...

Water Desalination Report, 15-04-1965

The Aspinall position

The desalting research-development approach advocated by Aspinall over the years,is the case urged by him in early hearings this year. He wants a program of joint govt.-industry cooperation on a...

Water Desalination Report, 15-04-1965

Interior-MWD-AEC study

An example of the right kind of effort, in Aspinall's opinion, is the Govt.'s participating with a second party first in. detailed exploratory studies of a desalting plant which would greatly...

Water Desalination Report, 15-04-1965

Oak Ridge designing 250 MGD water plant

An advanced conceptual design of a 250 MGD flash distillation water plant--by far the largest facility yet broached by the U.S. desalting program-is well underway at the Oak Ridge National Lab. The...

Water Desalination Report, 15-04-1965

Let's Have "State of Desalting" Hearings

It is still hard to believe the pulverizing dent recently placed by the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee in the fiscal 1966 desalting budget could have been executed in ignorance of the...

Water Desalination Report, 15-04-1965

House votes extra desalting funds for this year after axing OSW FY-'66 Money Bill

OSW's $3.9 million supplemental appropriations request was approved intact on Tuesday by the House of Representatives. The 343-62 favorable vote stands in marked contrast to last week's action,...

Water Desalination Report, 09-04-1965

House Cut

Last week's $6.5 million reduction by the House in OSW's fiscal 1966 $29 million budget, a 22 per cent slash in the first installment of the Administration's ambitious long-range desalting scheme,...

Water Desalination Report, 09-04-1965

Spectre of a Scandal

Only troublesome incident encountered in passage of the barebones budget recommended by the Committee came via questions directed by Rep. H. R. Gross (R-Iowa) to Rep. Winfield (D-Ind), Chairman of...

Water Desalination Report, 09-04-1965

OSW Optimistic

Senate Hearings set for accelerated OSW Program

So much as the House cut wounded, that much and more healing balm for the accelerated desalting program was thereafter provided in the Senate by Sen....

Water Desalination Report, 09-04-1965

Soreq 2 - Israel

Financial close was reached on 18 June 2020, after the contract was awarded to IDE Technologies for a nominal tariff of NIS1.45/m3 ($0.405/m3). IDE will take responsibility for the EPC and O&M of t...

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 16 June 2020, City Council voted unanimously to award the construction contract to low bidder Sletten Construction, for $36,595,000.

GWRS Phase III, CA - U.S.A.

Bids for the pipeline rehabilitation contract were received from the following companies: 1) J.F. Shea ($11,600,000; apparent low bidder); 2) Kiewit Infrastructure West ($13,631,000); 3) Spiniello ...

Palo Alto Reuse, CA - U.S.A.

Bids for the design of the 1.125MGD (4,258m3/d) salt removal facility – which will feature UF/MF and RO treatment steps – are understood to have been received from the following firms: Black & Veat...

Jubail 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The client has issued a call for advisors to support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Rabigh 4 and Ras Mohaisen plants. The deadline for submissions from advi...

Rabigh 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for advisory bid submissions has been extended to 21 June 2020. The advisors will support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Ras Mohaisen and Jubai...

Ras Mohaisen IWP - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for advisory bid submissions has been extended to 21 June 2020. The advisors will support the procurement of Batch 3 IWP projects, covering this facility and the Rabigh 4 and Jubail 4 ...

Rosarito Beach (SDCWA) - Mexico

A study carried out by Black & Veatch and published in June 2020 evaluates five possible seawater desalination strategies on the Sea of Cortez, with capital costs ranging from $3 billion to $3.7 bi...

Bhavnagar tertiary treatment plant (potable) - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended, and now falls on 2nd July 2020. Bid opening is scheduled to follow on 8th July 2020.

Coega desal plant - South Africa

To construct and operate a 15,000m3/d desalination plant in the Coega Special Economic Zone. A tender has been released, and proposals are due in by 20 July 2020.

Adeje Arona WWTP - Spain

To operate and maintain the Adeje-Arona wastewater treatment plant on the island of Tenerife, which is due to be expanded to 40,000m3/d. The scope of the operating contact also includes the associa...

GWRS Phase III, CA - U.S.A.

Orange County Water District has been awarded a $3.6 million grant from the California Department of Water Resources' Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) grant programme for the GWRS final ...

Post Falls Water Reclamation Facility, ID upgrade - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 16 June 2020, City Council will consider awarding the construction contract to low bidder Sletten Construction, for $36,595,000.

LA Advanced Water Purification Facility - U.S.A.

Although the preliminary timetable had envisaged a DB award being made in Q1 2021, no list of pre-qualified bidders had been assembled as of mid-June 2020, while the process to pre-qualify equipmen...

Adeje Arona WWTP - Spain

To operate and maintain a series of brackish water treatment plants on the island of Tenerife which employ electrodialysis reversal (EDR) technology. The 12,000m3/d Isora plant is currently operate...

Jubail 3b IWP - Saudi Arabia

The official submissions deadline for bids is understood to have been extended once more, to 1st October 2020.

Southbay - U.S.A.

St. Marks - U.S.A.

Stanislaus - U.S.A.

Western Galilee - Israel

The submissions deadline for statements of qualification has been extended to 1st July 2020. Qualification details and application forms can be found at https://bit.ly/37pDurZ

Sydney desal expansion - Australia

Following an uptick in rainfall, the state government has put development of the project on hold, withdrawing its request for a costing investigation from the state pricing regulator IPART. Detaile...

Belmont desalination plant - Australia

To build a seawater desalination plant as a temporary measure to bolster local supplies if water storage levels fall below 35%. The trigger for detailed design to be carried out has been set at 65%...

Kalaeloa Seawater Desalination Project, HI - U.S.A.

To design, build, operate and maintain a 1.7MGD (6,435m3/d) seawater desalination plant at Campbell Industrial Park, west of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The plant could be expandable t...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 9th June 2020, City Council authorised the award of a $4.4 million contract to CDM Smith to provide construction management services in relation to the proposed desalination plant.

South Bay Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

In June 2020, the project was awarded $1,160,139 by the Bureau of Reclamation under its WaterSMART Program for Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse initiatives.

North City Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

In June 2020, the project was awarded $1,160,139 by the Bureau of Reclamation under its WaterSMART Program for Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse initiatives.

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

In June 2020, the project was awarded $4 million by the Bureau of Reclamation under its WaterSMART Program for Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse initiatives. Meanwhile, proposals for the role o...

Koonimedu desal plant - India

To build a 60,000m3/d seawater desalination plant at Koonimedu in Mallakanam Taluk in Villupuram District. A tender has been released seeking a consultant to carry out EIA (environmental impact ass...

Kangaroo Island desalination plant - Australia

The project has been fast-tracked in order to improve water security and supply in the wake of bushfires in 2019-2020. On 5th June 2020, the SA Government committed A$33 million (US$22.8 million) o...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 9th June 2020, City Council is expected to authorise the award of a $4.4 million contract to CDM Smith to provide construction management services in relation to the proposed desa...