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EBRD and EU to support As Samra wastewater treatment facility expansion

JORDAN – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) are providing support to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI) to expand the As Samra...

Desal Data Weekly, 13-01-2019

NAB to investigate mismangement of Gwadar desalination facility

PAKISTAN – Members in the upper house of the Parliament have expressed serious concerns about the mismanagement of a 7,570 m3/d desalination facility in Gwadar. A recent enquiry reported...

Desal Data Weekly, 13-01-2019

EGA, Mubadala and Dubai holding to develop power and desal plant in Jebel Ali

U.A.E. – Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and a new joint venture consisting of Mubadala Investment Company and Dubal Holding will develop a power generation facility and desalination plant in...

Desal Data Weekly, 13-01-2019

ACWA Power wins world's largest IWP plant

SAUDI ARABIA ACWA Power, the Saudi water and energy developer, has been awarded a contract to build the world’s largest independent desalination plant. The plant will be located in Rabigh, on...

Desal Data Weekly, 08-01-2019

Libya to build desalination plant at Misurata

LIBYA Following an agreement between the State Property Authority and the General Authority for Water Resources, Misurata Principality has initiated proceedings for the development of a...

Desal Data Weekly, 08-01-2019

Israel to approve Red Sea-Dead Sea project

ISRAEL is ready to move forward with the Red Sea-Dead Sea project, according to the country’s regional cooperation minister Tzachi Hanegbi. He has reported that the Israeli cabinet is...

Desal Data Weekly, 08-01-2019

AquaVenture to acquire Teshie Nungua desalination plant

GHANA Aquaventure Holdings has revealed that the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has received approval to provide $50 million in funding for an 18-year term towards a project...

Desal Data Weekly, 08-01-2019

Israel to build desalination plant in Brazil

BRAZIL Last week president Jair Bolsonaro announced that Science and Technology Minister Marcos Pontes will visit Israel to establish a cooperation project to build a desalination plant in...

Desal Data Weekly, 08-01-2019

Technical Papers

WDR reported on numerous technical papers published during 2018, including the DOE’s comprehensive Bandwidth Study on Energy Use and Potential Energy Savings Opportunities in US Seawater...

Water Desalination Report, 07-01-2019

Special features, references & graphics

Stainless Steels: A review of stainless steel material options and how the various grades are used in desalting plants [5].

Hyflux: A review of Hyflux’s history, including a company timeline and a...

Water Desalination Report, 07-01-2019

Laayoune SWRO

ONEE has issued a request for proposals, and a site visit is planned for 24 January 2019. Interes...

Umm al Quwain IWP

Final award of the project is understood to be on hold as FEWA considers its options for water su...

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA

On 8th January 2019, Richard Sueyoshi, a judge in the Sacramento Superior Court, ruled that the p...

Bhavnagar desalination plant

To develop a 50,000m3/d seawater desalination plant near Ghogha village in the Bhavnagar District...

Turkey Point Reuse, FL

Florida Power & Light is working on a technical study with Black & Veatch, and is due to meet wit...

North City Pure Water Facility

Tthe design of the North City Pure Water Phase I project is nearly complete, and the City expects...

Porbandar desalination plant

A contract to develop a 20,000m3/d seawater desalination plant near Odadar village in the Porband...

Devbhoomi Dwarka desalination plant

A contract to develop a 50,000m3/d seawater desalination plant near Gandhvi village in the Devbho...

GWRS Phase III, CA

The pre-qualification process for general contractors has now kicked off with the release of an R...

MWD Regional Recycled Water Scheme, CA - PILOT

A meeting is scheduled to take place in January 2019 to review the final testing and monitoring p...

Alger West (Fouka Marine)

The deadline for the submission of technical offers by developers has been extended until 6th Mar...

El Tarf

The deadline for the submission of technical offers by developers has been extended until 6th Mar...

Pure Water Project Demo

The 90% design submittal for the demo plant is expected to come through later in January 2019, wi...

Pure Water Soquel, CA

At its meeting on 18 December 2018, the Soquel Creek Water District voted to certify the project'...

Gwadar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 14 January 2019.

Gwadar desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 14 January 2019.

Dahej desalination plant

An international competitive tender has been issued for the design and construction of a 100,000m...

Shuqaiq 3

The Marubeni/Acciona/Almar/Rawafid team was officially named as preferred bidder on 24 December, ...

Shuqaiq 3

The Marubeni/Acciona/Almar/Rawafid team was officially named as preferred bidder on 24 December, ...

Eyre Peninsula, SA (formerly SA Ceduna/Penong Region)

Bidding groups are understood to be coalescing, with the frontrunners likely to include a Fulton ...

Perris II Desalter

Bids for the general contractor role relating to the full-scale facility were received as follows...

Hassyan SWRO

Following the termination of the consultancy agreement with Singapore's Meinhardt, DEWA has launc...

Hassyan SWRO

Following the termination of the consultancy agreement with Singapore's Meinhardt, DEWA has launc...

North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter Phase 1

At its meeting on 19 December 2018, Camarillo City Council rejected all the construction bids. No...

Brazosport BWRO, TX

The well drilling contract for the third well was awarded to Felder Water Well in December 2018, ...

Tseung Kwan O

The bid submissions deadline has been extended, and now falls in January 2019. Four groups have b...

Tighremt SWRO

To build a 50,000m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant in the city of Tighremt in the wilaya of Béj...

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1)

At its meeting on 11 December 2018, the South Coast Water District board authorised the signing o...

Casablanca desal plant

The consultancy contract has been awarded to Novec. The feasibility studies will last 16 months, ...

Dakhla SWRO

The Ministry of Agriculture is understood to have awarded the contract to the Engie/Nareva team (...