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Coastal Commission to hear CalAm appeal

In March, the city of Marina, California, denied a coastal development permit (CDP) for a slant well seawater intake for CalAm Water’s proposed Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project (MPWSP),...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

Double-duty PV panels desalt seawater

In a 2017 Desalination review paper on the past 53 years of membrane desalination research, Khalifa University’s Hassan Arafat, et al., quantified the exponential growth in the number of membrane...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

RFP issued for groundwater BWRO

On behalf of the town of Big River, in central Saskatchewan, Canada, Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the supply of a brackish groundwater...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

UF module targets replacement market

Toray Membrane USA has launched a new pressurized UF membrane model. The new module employs a Torayfil PVDF hollow-fiber TIPS membrane with a 0.01 μm pore. The 7-inch (178mm) diameter, 7.65-ft...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

Better late than never

In a joint announcement released this past Thursday—two weeks after a previously announced 27 June deadline—Singapore’s Hyflux and UAE-based Utico FZC updated the status of Utico’s proposed...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

Climate changing idea(s)?

It’s been a little over two years since we last heard from Abdulla Alshehi, the Abu Dhabi businessman and entrepreneur who proposed to tow an iceberg 8,800km (5,500 mi) from the Antarctic to...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

MEDRC invites proposals for desalination research

A call for research proposals has been issued by the Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) to support the Oman Humanitarian Desalination Challenge. Backed by the US Agency for...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

Tseung Kwan O desalination update

The recent unrest in Hong Kong appears to have impacted the timeline for evaluating and awarding contracts for the Tseung Kwan O desalination project. WDR has learned that the recent political...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

Aquarion Group opens facility in Singapore for Asian market

Aquarion Group, a Swiss advanced water treatment technology provider, has announced that it has formed a Singapore-based joint venture to serve the Asian market. Known as H+E Darcarion Pte Ltd, the...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

Surwon release new super-thin coating membrane

Surwon Technology, a Hong Kong-based private research company, is focused on material innovation, with a particular interest in graphene. In February 2018, it announced that it had developed a “new...

Water Desalination Report, 15-07-2019

North Batinah IWP

An RFP is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019. Nine teams submitted statements of qualificati...

Salalah 4 IWP

An RFQ is scheduled to be released in the third quarter of 2019, followed by an RFP in Q4.

Massirah IWP

An RFQ is scheduled to be released in the third quarter of 2019. Bidding is scheduled to take pla...

Barka 5 IWP

An RFP has been issued, with a bid deadline of 26 September 2019. The intention is to award the p...

Ghubrah 3 IWP

An RFP is still pending for the project as OPWP awaits approval from the authorities. The intenti...

Khasab IWP

The project has been cancelled after local water provider Diam indicated it could meet projected ...

Los Pelambres

The winner of the contract to supply the desalination system is expected to be announced in Augus...

Skhira SWRO

To build a 200,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant near the coastal town of Skhira in order to...

Eastern Provinces Desalination, Iran

Toossab Consulting Engineers has completed a feasibility study with Witteveen+Bos, and has establ...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

On 15 July 2019, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to deny the appeals by the Ma...

Devbhoomi Dwarka desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Bhavnagar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Mandvi desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Pipavav desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Porbandar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Sutrapada desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 8th August 2019.

Jorf Lasfar extension

OCP is currently in discussion with potential operators ahead of potentially putting the existing...

Phosboucraâ SWRO

To build a 20,500m3/d seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant at OCP's Phosboucraâ phosphate ...

Gabès desalination plant phase 1

The government has launched a request for qualifications, and interested companies have until 2nd...

Dahej desalination plant

A formal letter of award is understood to have been issued to the winning joint venture of L&T an...

Morro Bay WWTP, CA

At its meeting on 11 July 2019, the California Coastal Commission unanimously approved a consolid...

Tampa Bay Desalination Expansion, FL

Tampa Bay Water has shortlisted Hazen and Sawyer (as the top-ranked bidder) and CDM Smith (as the...

Santa Margarita Conjunctive Use Project, CA

Four teams responded by the bid deadline in July 2019: Filanc/Alberici (joint venture), WM Lyles,...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1

At its meeting on 10 July 2019, City Council approved both the award of the construction manageme...

Grand Cayman SWRO

To build, operate and maintain a 9,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant on Grand Cayman under a...

West Coast Basin Brackish Water Reclamation Project

vered by the end of summer 2019. The first draft of the feasibility study, undertaken by Jacobs, ...

Umm al Quwain IWP

A team comprising ACWA Power and a vehicle owned by Mubadala Investment Company has signed a wate...

Quintero desalination plant

Bids for the EPC contract are currently under evaluation, and an award is expected in August 2019...

Doha (Kuwait) SWRO (phase 2)

The client has issued a request for qualifications from interested contractors. The deadline for ...

GWRS Phase III, CA

Bids are now due in by 23 July 2019, with a recommendation on a winner to follow later in 2019. C...