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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

Desalting's International Good

Both the President and Jackson underscored the international importance and worth of a substantial desalination program here at home, The President said in his special message: "By pressing ahead...

Water Desalination Report, 09-04-1965

Aerojet to build RO pilot plants

Three reverse osmosis pilot plants will be build by Aerojet-General under contracts recently negotiated with OSW. Components and materials for the 1,000 gpd plants are already being ordered by...

Water Desalination Report, 09-04-1965

Point Loma in dispute

California Congressman are injecting themselves into a problem now weighing heavily on OSW, the question of Whither goest Point Loma II? Reps. Lionel Van Deerlin (DCalif.) and Bob Wilson (R-Calif.)...

Water Desalination Report, 09-04-1965

Budget slashed

The House of Representatives slashed $6,515,000 out of Office Saline Water's $29 million fiscal-1966 budget on Tuesday. Even as the axe descended, President Johnson beseeched both House and Senate...

Water Desalination Report, 01-04-1965

First World Desalting meeting taking shape

A star-studded world Who's Who of the desalting field is shaping-up on the program portion of the 1st International Desalination Symposium called by President Johnson for next October. Interior and...

Water Desalination Report, 01-04-1965

Titans duel over seed and blanket nuclear desalting station

On a beautiful day that rushed Spring last week, high in the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy's public hearing rooms within the tip of the Capitol dome, authorization hearings were conducted on...

Water Desalination Report, 25-03-1965

MWD joins State Water Project

Metropolitan Water District of Southern Calif. did not endorse the project. Robt. Skinner pointed out that MWD is by far the largest of the 29 agencies which have entered contracts with Warne's...

Water Desalination Report, 25-03-1965

Tugun (Gold Coast) - Australia

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

The process of selecting bids for drawing up project proposals has been completed. Acuamed estimates that environmental impact assessments will be completed by November and the bidding process for ...

Freeport SWRO, TX - U.S.A.

The project stands to receive a $0.4m grant in addtion to a request for $0.8m of funding for piloting which has been submitted to the State Legislature. A decision on this is expected by June. Free...

Oropesa, Castellón - Spain

Haql Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation is providing consultancy services to SWCC including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. The project covers the addition of 4,500m3/d of capacity to bring total...

El Mojon Phase 2 - Spain

Sagunto - Spain

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

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

Rosarito Beach (SDCWA) - Mexico

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

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

Swansea, MA - U.S.A.

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

A contract for an Environmental Impact Assessment and feasibility study has been awarded to Sinclair Knight Merz.

Durrat Al Bahrain - Saudi Arabia

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

The project has been developed by Poseidon Resources on an unsolicited basis. The EIR was scheduled for public review in late February/early March but this only happened in April and the new review...

Tugun (Gold Coast) - Australia

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Campo Dalías - Spain

Sur IWP - Oman

Bank Muscat is MNE’s financial adviser. The client is expected to invite bids under a separate tender for the legal work. A decision will then be made on whether to retain existing consultant Parso...

Al Hidd 3 - Bahrain

Details of the prequalified companies are still to be released. However, it is rumoured that there are five groups on the shortlist. They are: Fisia Italimpianti, Hitachi Zosen, Doosan Heavy Indust...

Aguilas Guadalentin - Spain

The deadline for bids was 21 January and they were to be opened on 1 February. The decision on the winning bid will be made in mid-February, while the timeframe for completion of the project propos...

Al Fujairah 1 (MSF) - United Arab Emirates

UWEC has appointed Innogy and Water Consultants International to undertake a review of the Phase 1 plant system following a series of blackouts in the second half of 2004 (see GWI, January 2005, p1...

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

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

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...