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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

Gold-plated desalting plant

Believe it or not, this is the recommendation supported by research conducted by the Franklin Institute. Robert A. Erb and Edmund Thelen of Franklin have found that gold and other noble metals such...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Desalting studies as major water source under far-reaching Texas plan

OSW and Texas have agreed to contract terms for evaluating desalination's applicability in the context of a long range water resources blueprint being drawn by the State Water Commission....

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

First desalination commission in Maryland

Gov. J. Millard Tawes is taking initial steps to make Maryland the first State to establish a desalination commission. Tawes is to meet this week with State legislators to consider implementation...

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

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

On 25 November, DEWA officially named the Utico team as preferred bidder, indicating it would develop the project with a chosen capacity of 120MIGD.

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

The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board is due to consider the renewal of the NPDES permit for the AES electricity generating station at its meeting on 4th December 2020.

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 24 November 2020, City Council authorised $15 million in interim financing to cover part of the capital cost of the project.

Sagunto - Spain

The economic bids for the €207,210, 4.5-month temporary contract are as follows: 1) Abengoa Agua (€145,000); 2) Acciona Agua (€134,684); 3) Cadagua (€164,271); 4) Pavagua Ambiental (€155,408); 5) R...

Adeje Arona WWTP - Spain

The economic and technical bids are as follows: 1) Cadagua/Acciona (€3.947 million/35.25 pts); 2) Aqualia (€3.898 million/30.5 pts); 3) Ionics Ibérica (€3.574 million/30.25 pts); 4) Sacyr Agua/Sant...

San Pedro del Pinatar, Murcia - Spain

The contract has now officially been awarded to Acciona Agua. The company bid €2.373 million, and received a technical score of 45 pts.

KGPC BWRO plant - Iran

The client has extended the deadline for the submission of technical and financial proposals until 20 December 2020.

Santa Rosa Valley Desalter, CA - U.S.A.

As of November 2020 the project remains on hold.

Indian Wells Valley BWRO - U.S.A.

On 19 November 2020, the Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority board approved a funding agreement with the Indian Wells Valley Water District (as lead agency) for the brackish water study. As o...

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

Inframark is understood to be the preferred O&M contractor, and negotiations are believed to be underway ahead of a formal contract signing.

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 24 November 2020, City Council is due to vote on whether to authorise $15 million in interim financing to cover part of the capital cost of the project. The money would be provide...

IGCAR SWRO upgrade - India

To operate and maintain an existing 2MIGD (9,092m3/d) seawater reverse osmosis plant serving the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) at Kalpakkam. The scope of the contract also includ...

Al Ghubrah 3 IWP - Oman

The GS Inima/Sogex team has been issued a letter of award for the contract. Fisia Italimpianti is the EPC contractor.

Tuas WRP - Singapore

Ten bids were received for contract C2B, which covers the product water pumping facilities: 1) China Harbour (Singapore) Engineering Company (S$125 million); 2) China State Construction Engineering...

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

An RFQ for the design-build phase is expected to be released in January 2021, with an RFP scheduled to be released to shortlisted bidders in March 2021. An award is likely in July 2021.

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

In November 2020, Oxnard's aquifer storage and recovery project was named as one of 67 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing under the $5 billion FY2020 WIFIA loan progr...

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

In November 2020, this project was named as one of 67 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing under the $5 billion FY2020 WIFIA loan programme.

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

In November 2020, Phase I of the project was named as one of 67 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing under the $5 billion FY2020 WIFIA loan programme. The interest in a...

Provo WRF, UT - U.S.A.

In November 2020, the ASR project was named as one of 67 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing under the $5 billion FY2020 WIFIA loan programme.

El-Quseir IWP - Egypt

A desalination plant to be procured on a privately financed basis, with a capacity of 20-40,000m3/d. Egypt's Ministry of Finance has confirmed the process of tendering the project will begin in Jan...

Hamam City IWP - Egypt

A desalination plant to be procured on a privately financed basis, with a capacity of 190,000m3/d. Egypt's Ministry of Finance has confirmed the process of tendering the project will begin in Janua...

Marsa Alam IWP - Egypt

A desalination plant to be procured on a privately financed basis, with a capacity of 20-40,000m3/d. Egypt's Ministry of Finance has confirmed the process of tendering the project will begin in Jan...

Safaga IWP - Egypt

A desalination plant to be procured on a privately financed basis, with a capacity of 20-40,000m3/d. Egypt's Ministry of Finance has confirmed the process of tendering the project will begin in Jan...

Kerkennah - Tunisia

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

Shuqaiq 4 (SWCC) - Saudi Arabia

GWI understands that a contractor has been lined up, although no formal announcement on a signature has yet been made.

Shoaiba 5 (SWCC) - Saudi Arabia

GWI understands that a contractor has been lined up, although no formal announcement on a signature has yet been made.

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

The Utico team is understood to have been selected to carry out the contract. It submitted the lowest bid with a tariff of $0.27762/$0.26124 for capacities of 120MIGD and 180MIGD respectively. Seco...

San Pedro del Pinatar, Murcia - Spain

To operate and maintain the 65,000m3/d San Pedro del Pinatar I seawater reverse osmosis plant, which was designed, built, and has been operated by Acciona Agua since 2006. The technical and econo...

Antioch BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Sealed proposals for the construction contract are now due in by 2nd December 2020, after the deadline was pushed back.

Sagunto - Spain

The bidding process for the new two-year O&M contract was relaunched on 6th November 2020 following the settlement of the appeals procedure. Bids are due in by 9th December 2020, and the economic b...