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Seed-Blanket scratched

AEC's announcement last week that it was dropping joint construction plans with the California Dept. of Water Resources of the 525 MW(e) seed and blanket breeder nuclear power reactor also affects...

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Large plant studies

Though the seed-blanket project and whatever effect it might have had on large dual desalting plants now never will be known, 1966 may well be the year in which building plans harden for three big...

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Patent pedicament

On Oct. 19, after seven 7-yrs. of inquiry by the U.S. Patent Office, Aqua-Chem was awarded a basic patent (No. 3,213,000 bearing Reid Ewing's name as inventor) for the long tube flash evaporator....

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Hess oil unit

Reports are, yet unconfirmed by the principal parties, Westinghouse will build the first desalting job to be awarded in 1966, the 174,000 GPD, $200,000 unit for Hess Oil's refinery on St. Croix,...

Water Desalination Report, 06-01-1966

Industrial contractor hired, first designs completed for OSW large plant

Ebasco has been selected as industrial contractor for OSW's 50 MGD desalting plant design program and the first two of 15 design studies for the large plant which OSW has contracted for with...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-1965

Ferguson and Flour designs for 50 MGD desalting plant program

First glances at the H.K. Ferguson and Fluor designs, show a combination multi-effect, multi-stage flash plant recommended by Ferguson and a more conservative multi-stage flash process by Fluor....

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-1965

Aerojet to build reverse osmosis pilot plant

Aerojet General won out in the hot competition to build a 50,000 GPD reverse osmosis pilot plant, next step in OSW's long term development scheme to lift the reverse osmosis process to commercial...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-1965

Desalting plants at Virgin Islands

A new 1 MGD desalting plant will be built in the Virgin Islands on St. Croix Island, but when is up to the V.I. Legislature. The Legislature has set about building up the water and power capacity...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-1965

Desalting Technical Literature

Comes now the heftiest listing of desalting technical literature--both on pre-OSW and OSW-generated, foreign and domestic and private- and govt.-funded R&D--yet printed anywhere. In short, OSW...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-1965

OSW publish Engineers handbook

First desalting engineers handbook also has just been published by OSW and doubtlessly will prove a boon to those engaged in design and engineering of sea water conversion facilities. The handbook...

Water Desalination Report, 23-12-1965

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

In January 2021, the first phase of the project was listed as one of 55 initiatives invited to apply for a loan under the $5.1 billion FY2020 WIFIA programme. The amount requested is $74 million. T...

Ventura Water IPR/DPR phase 1 - U.S.A.

In January 2021, the project was listed as one of 55 initiatives invited to apply for a loan under the $5.1 billion FY2020 WIFIA programme. The amount requested is up to $125,409,838.

North District WWTP upgrade, FL - U.S.A.

In January 2021, the project to upgrade the North District and Central District WWTPs to comply with state ocean outfall legislation was listed as one of 55 initiatives invited to apply for a loan ...

Tampa Bay reuse, FL - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 14 January 2021, the City of Tampa Bay is due to consider approving $10 million of expenditure for costs relating to design services for the so-called PURE project (Purify Usable ...

New Delhi WWTP (Supplementary Drain) - India

The tender for the 12-month consultancy contract has been cancelled. No date for a re-tender has been communicated as yet.

Hajipur CETP - India

A single bid from EMS Infracon is currently undergoing technical evaluation.

Indore wastewater concession - India

The contract has been awarded to Teerth Gopicon.

Jubail 2 replacement - Saudi Arabia

The previous bid deadline of 24 January 2020 is understood to have been pushed back by around eight weeks. The client is being supported by technical advisor Fichtner.

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1 - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 13 January 2021, City Council is due to consider awarding a five-year O&M contract to Inframark for an amount not to exceed $11,415,942. The full-scale operations contract will be...

Silicon Valley AWPC expansion, CA - U.S.A.

An industry day to promote the initial 9MGD (34,065m3/d) expansion project is tentatively scheduled to be held in early February 2021, after which a new RFQ will be released. A revised list of shor...

Glen Valley WWTP upgrade - Botswana

WUC has extended the deadline for prequalification applications to 18 February 2021. The project timeline is expected to slide accordingly.

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

Bids for the $138.01 million North City Pure Water Pipeline contract are now due in on 5th February 2021, after the deadline was extended. Attendees at the mandatory pre-bid meetings held on 10 and...

Mullakadu SWRO - India

A tender process has been launched, and a pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for 21 January 2021. The bid submissions deadline has been set at 9th February 2021, with bids scheduled to be opened la...

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1) - U.S.A.

As expected, the passage of the 2021 federal spending bill brought with it an appropriation of approximately $11.7 million for the proposed Doheny desalination project.

Facility E IWPP - Qatar

The client has extended the submissions deadline for revised bids to 28 February 2021, after upsizing the power component of the project.

Mumbai desalination plant - India

To build a 200,000m3/d desalination plant to serve Mumbai. Note that this is a different project to the similarly sized desalination plant which was previously tendered by Thane Municipal Corporati...

Delhi WWTP (drains in-situ) - India

The consultancy tender has been re-issued with no changes in scope, and the new bid submissions deadline has been set at 15 January 2021.

Indore wastewater concession - India

The tender has been re-issued, although the executing agency is now Indore Smart City Development Limited (ISCDL). The new bid submissions deadline has been set at 13 January 2021, and bid opening ...

SAS Nagar/AERO City STP and TTP - India

The contract has been awarded to Hydrotech Paryavaran.

Raipur STP - India

To construct an 18,000m3/d sewage treatment plant at Raipur town in Dehradun district, along with a sewerage network. The treatment process can be any of the following: sequencing batch reactor (SB...

Grünau desal pilot - Namibia

NamWater has awarded the contract for the Bethanie plant to CSB/TWS/Mascara, and the contract for the Grünau plant to NEC Power & Pumps. The plants are expected to come online in Q2 or Q3 2021.

Koonimedu desal plant - India

Tenders for five conveyance infrastructure packages relating to the proposed desalination plant were issued on 30 December 2020. Pre-bid meetings have been scheduled for 22 January 2021, and bids m...

Matalascañas WWTP, Huelva - Spain

To design and build a new wastewater treatment plant to replace the existing 48,000m3/d Matalascañas WWTP on the fringes of the Doñana National Park. The new plant is designed to incorporate tertia...

Chennai 4 (Perur) - India

Statements of qualification are now due in on 5th January 2021, after the deadline was pushed back once again.

Phase 2, Southern Tunisia brackish water plants - Tunisia

Proposals for the construction of hydraulic infrastructure to support four of the desalination plants are now due in on 17 February 2021, after the deadline was extended. The plants in question are...

Casablanca desal plant - Morocco

The Water Directorate has issued a call for proposals from consultants for a bathymetric and geological survey of the site earmarked for the desalination plant. The area is located at Sidi Rahal, 4...

Ras Mohaisen IWP - Saudi Arabia

A request for statements of qualification has been issued by the client. 44 companies officially expressed interest in the project in 2020. The list of companies that expressed interest is availabl...

Ras Al-Khair (MSF) - Saudi Arabia

Seven teams are understood to have been qualified to bid for the project: ACWA Power; China Power/Ajlan Bros; Engie; JERA; Marubeni; NTPC ltd. and an undisclosed Asian consortium. SWCC is planning ...

Ras Al-Khair (RO) - Saudi Arabia

Seven teams are understood to have been qualified to bid for the project: ACWA Power; China Power/Ajlan Bros; Engie; JERA; Marubeni; NTPC ltd. and an undisclosed Asian consortium. SWCC is planning ...

Águilas SWRO expansion - Spain

An engineering services contract to revise the basic design for the expansion of the plant was put out to tender on 30 December 2020. Bids are due in by 21 January 2021.