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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

Gaza - Palestine

This project has been halted, although not cancelled, due to the worsening security situation in the Gaza Strip. Three companies have prequalified for the DBO tender: Morganti Group, ABB Susa and C...

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Jebel Ali RO - United Arab Emirates

Although DEWA is coordinating the project, it has not issued a tender for the work (other contractual arrangements are in place). GWI understands that talks with contractors are ongoing.

Jijel - Algeria

Tianjin Dagang - China

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Cap Djinet - Algeria

AEC has postponed the deadline for receiving technical proposals until 10th November.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Blue Hills - Bahamas

Biwater has received a conditional letter of acceptance for the BOO contract. The company must show that it can meet two conditions before the contract is formally awarded. Biwater’s bid was priced...

Tripoli - Libya

There are conflicting reports about this project which GWI has been unable to confirm. One is that Gecol has selected Sidem as preferred bidder and the other is that the project has been cancelled.

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

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. It has had difficulties clo...

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Layyah 13 - United Arab Emirates

A project to install 8MIGD (36,000m3/d) of new capacity at the 35MIGD (160,000m3/d) Layyah site has been delayed. The project was to have been financed by Sheikh Zayed’s private department. An offe...

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

CalAm has to build a desalination plant in order to meet a legal requirement to reduce its reliance on the Carmel River. It is working on a proponent’s environmental assessment for publication in J...

Camp Pendleton SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

SDCWA pre-feasibility study nearing completion August 2004. Next step, full blown feasibility study. Aim to split water supply 50-50 between north and south San Diego.October discussions have upgra...

Jijel - Algeria

The deadline for receipt of technical proposals has been pushed back to January or February 2005.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Bidding to start in 2005. This plant is part of the first wave of the new government’s AGUA programme which includes the construction of around 20 desalination plants along the Mediterranean coast.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Tlemcen-Honaine - Algeria

AEC has postponed the deadline for receiving technical proposals until the end of November.

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Gwadar Industrial Estate - Pakistan

California Enviro-Management has been selected as developer for a desalination plant and related distribution network for the new port city under construction at Gwadar. It is an ambitious project ...

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Subiya 1+2 - Kuwait

The Ministry of Energy has tendered a project to expand the Subiya facility by adding 4 x 12.5MIGD MSF units. The deadline for bid submissions is 26th December. The first 50MIGD phase of the projec...

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

A $4 million desalination feasibility and contingency study has been announced through the New South Wales Government’s Metropolitan Water Plan for Sydney. Although in preliminary stages, the Energ...

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China