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Larger reverse osmosis pilot plant module to be built by OSW

OSW is thinking extra hard this week about moving reverse osmosis systems ahead and a major step in grooming the process for large-scale plants—construction of a 50,000 GPD pilot plant--is expected...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Photography and Desalting

Navy wants the reverse osmosis process to eliminate the tremendous supply problem for high purity water of its mobile, front-line photographic processing units. It seems Navy engineers always...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Army Pilot Plant

A 1000 GPD reverse osmosis pilot plant is to be shipped from the Von Karman Center later this month to the Army Material Command's Engineer Research and Development Lab at Fort Belvoir, Va. There,...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Membrane research

OSW has also extended its base research program with Aerojet for another year, primarily directed at improved cellulose acetate membranes. A $210,194 contract award was made to continue studies on...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Membrane research

OSW has also extended its base research program with Aerojet for another year, primarily directed at improved cellulose acetate membranes. A $210,194 contract award was made to continue studies on...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

Commission meeting failed

Meeting of the FLA Keys Aqueduct Commission failed to result last week in the naming of a construction ax-?ard winner for the 2.62 MGD Key West desalting plant. The FKAC board, stalemated on...

Water Desalination Report, 11-11-1965

OSW halts east coast freezing plant development

After striving since 1963 for a direct contact demonstration freezing plant, OSW has ended its East Coast Conversion Plant contract with Struthers Scientific and International. OSW closed the doors...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Freezing evaluation

OSW is now reviewing recommendations from one of its scientificengineering advisory committees on potential offered by freezing processes in general for low-cost conversion of sea water. The...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Expensive desalted water plant

Cost of big plant desalted water is found more expensive than Colorado River unit costs or California State Water Project average unit costs, in a comparison by the Metropolitan Water District of...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Electrodialysis desalting station to build in Israel

Israel is building a 125,000 GPD electrodialysis desalting station at T'zeelim, an agricultural settlement in the Negev Desert. The ED plant will convert water of 2400 ppm salinity from a brackish...

Water Desalination Report, 04-11-1965

Hampton Roads ASR project, VA - U.S.A.

On 26 January 2021, the Ulliman Schutte-Alberici team was approved as the winner of the design-build contract relating to the James River SWIFT facility.

Coronado golf course recycling plant, CA - U.S.A.

An RFQ for the design-build phase was released in late January 2021, and statements of qualification are due in by 25 February 2021. A list of shortlisted bidders is expected to be ready by 18 Marc...

Nainital STP - India

To construct an 18,000m3/d sewage treatment plant at Russi near Nainital town. The scope of the contract also includes the construction of a sewerage network and other allied works in Nainital town...

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

A two-step procurement process is scheduled to kick off in March 2021 with a qualifications phase, after which three shortlisted respondents will be asked to submit technical and price proposals. S...

Yanbu 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Doosan has been awarded the EPC contract for the plant, which comes with a price tag of $708 million.

Oropesa, Castellón - Spain

To operate and maintain the 58,000m3/d Oropesa seawater reverse osmosis plant, which is currently operated by Pavagua/Tedagua. A tender was published on 20 January 2021, and a site visit has been o...

Kerkennah - Tunisia

SONEDE is finalising its studies for a brackish water desalination plant, and now plans to issue an EPC tender in Q2 2021.

Phase 2, Southern Tunisia brackish water plants - Tunisia

Sonede plans to launch a new construction RFP covering all the planned desal plants (without pre-qualification, subject to KfW's approval) in Q2 2021, once the boreholes have been completed.

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

Bids for the $208.66 million North City Water Reclamation Plant expansion contract (which also includes an influent pump station and pipeline) are now due in on 3rd March 2021, after the deadline w...

Hampton Roads ASR project, VA - U.S.A.

The Ulliman Schutte-Alberici team has been selected as the preferred bidder for the design-build contract relating to the James River SWIFT facility, the first of five full-scale advanced water tre...

Michelson WRP expansion, CA - phase III - U.S.A.

The sewage treatment master plan has now been completed, and as of late January 2021, this project is one of several near-term improvements that IRWD intends to implement. The preferred alternative...

Irvine Ranch potable reuse, CA - U.S.A.

The sewage treatment master plan has now been completed, and the near-term priority at the Los Alisos WRP is to modernise the plant by constructing a new 6.25MGD (23,656m3/d) facility at the site. ...

Pure Water Soquel, CA - U.S.A.

As of January 2021, the draft 60% design plans for the new AWPF are understood to have been delivered.

Mokran Ab Niroo SWRO - Iran

To construct the first phase of a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant with a capacity of 40,000m³/d, in order to supply industrial water to the Mokran Ab Niroo company, a subsidiary of Negin Mokr...

Zarzis - Tunisia

SONEDE plans to carry out preliminary studies before commissioning a more detailed analysis by an international consultant, either later in 2021 or in 2022.

Pure Water Monterey Expansion, CA - U.S.A.

The US Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a further $9 million of funding to the Pure Water Monterey project as a whole, under the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act 2016. T...

Delhi WWTP (drains in-situ) - India

The bid submissions deadline relating to the re-issued consultancy tender has been extended, and now falls on 22 January 2021.

Kangan Petro Refining reuse - Iran

To construct a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 11,500m³/d to treated industrial wastewater generated by Kangan Petro Refining Company in Bushehr Province. The aim is to provide proces...

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

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

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

A revised NPDES/Ocean Plan Compliance permit application is expected to be submitted later in January 2021, with approval anticipated in mid-2021.

JEA potable reuse pilots, FL - U.S.A.

The land acquisition process for the demo plant is understood to be well underway as of early 2021.

Ras Al-Khair (MSF) - Saudi Arabia

SWCC is expecting to issue an RFP in the next few weeks.

Ras Al-Khair (RO) - Saudi Arabia

SWCC is expecting to issue an RFP in the next few weeks.

KGPC BWRO plant - Iran

Eight Iranian EPC contractors have submitted their technical and financial proposals: 1) Zolal Iran Co.; 2) Shafab Co.; 3) Farab Co.; 4) Jahan Pars Co.; 5) Shimbar Co.; 6) Machine Sazi Vijeh Co. (M...

Mirfa 2 IWP - United Arab Emirates

To build a 120MIGD (545,520m3/d) desalination plant in the Mirfa region. A successful bidder will likely take a 40% stake in the project company that will own the plant, as has been the model in th...

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

Bids for the $110 million Morena Pump Station contract were received as follows: Flatiron West ($110,386,350); OHL USA ($111,627,080); PCL Construction ($120,718,777); JF Shea ($124,069,570); Steve...

Oxnard desal expansion, CA - U.S.A.

In January 2021, the client was invited to apply for a $29 million WIFIA loan to help an expansion of its ASR project (see https://www.globalwaterintel.com/global-water-intelligence-magazine/projec...

Tuas WRP - Singapore

The tender for contract C3E (the odour control facilities for the liquids modules) is now scheduled to be released in July 2021, after the timetable was pushed back slightly.

Changi WRP expansion (phase 2) - Singapore

A tender for the second 22MIGD expansion is now expected to be launched in April 2021. Previously, the ongoing first expansion phase was delayed due to COVID-19 and site constraints, but is expecte...

Oxnard reuse expansion, CA - U.S.A.

In January 2021, Oxnard's aquifer storage and recovery project was named as one of 55 initiatives invited to apply for the FY2020 WIFIA loan programme. The $29 million loan would support the City's...