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Mobile evaporator concentrates brine

When a North American chemical manufacturer on the US Gulf Coast was recently faced with a brine management issue, it turned to Aquatech International and its MoVap technology. The MoVap was...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Applicants invited to Pitch-to-Pilot

Through its Desalination and Water Purification Research Program, the US Bureau of Reclamation has announced a two-phase, $1 million funding opportunity in which selected applicants will pitch...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

392 elements in 1 pressure vessel

Veolia’s second field test of its Barrel is well underway at a seawater desalination plant in Oman. According to Jean-Baptiste Thubert, the technical director of Veolia’s Sidem group, the unit was...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Dr. Roger Francis to conduct Avoiding Corrosion in SWRO Desalination Plants webcast

A free webcast entitled Avoiding Corrosion in SWRO Desalination Plants will be held on Tuesday, 19 May at 2:00 PM EDT. Dr Roger Francis, an independent corrosion consultant, will give the...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

WRF released two RFPs for potable and non-potable water reuse research

The California State Water Board has awarded a grant to the Water Research Foundation (WRF) for a project to enhance the scientific understanding of non-potable and potable water reuse. Following...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Veolia HPD to supply crystallizers to Australia's dry salt lake deposits

Australia-based Salt Lake Potash has awarded Veolia’s HPD group a contract to supply two crystallizers for its dry salt lake deposits in Western Australia’s Northern Goldfields. Solar evaporation...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition postponed to May 2021

The International Water Association’s (IWA) World Water Congress & Exhibition has been postponed until 9-14 May 2021. It will still take place in Copenhagen, Denmark. For details, visit ...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Azrieli Group sold GES shares

Israel’s Azrieli Group, a real estate developer, has sold its holdings in GES Global Environment Solutions—the company that built, owned and operated the 274,000 m3/d (72.4 MGD) Palmachim SWRO...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Jobs: American Water Chemicals seeking Technical Sales Professionals

American Water Chemicals is seeking to hire Technical Sales Professionals around the country to accommodate their rapid growth. All applicants should have prior RO membrane-related experience....

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Webinar outlined Desal Hub Roadmap

Last week, the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) presented its 2020 Roadmap Plans for the Energy-Water Desal Hub in a webinar for more than 350 registrants.

NAWI outlined its roadmap...

Water Desalination Report, 18-05-2020

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 2) - U.S.A.

The tentative permitting schedule has been pushed back, and it is now envisaged that an application to the California Coastal Commission will be made in June 2020, ahead of expected approval in Jan...

Neom desalination plant - Saudi Arabia

The client is currently carrying out preparatory work, with the aim of releasing an RFP in January 2021.

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

At its meeting on 14 May 2020, M1Water's Recycled Water Committee is due to discuss its options with regard to the proposed expansion, following the receipt of a letter dated 1st May 2020 from the ...

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

At a special meeting on 15 May 2020, the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board is due to hold a workshop to further discuss the renewal of the project's NPDES permit. A final decision coul...

Pure Water Project Las Virgenes-Triunfo - U.S.A.

An RFP has been issued seeking an owner's advisor/programme manager for the full-scale project. Proposals are due in on 25 June 2020. One of the programme manager's tasks will be to help develop RF...

Kutch (FOKIA) - India

eThekwini desalination plant - South Africa

The municipality wants the pilot facility to run for a year, in order to gather information on its performance and gain confidence in the technology. Hitachi started demonstration operations at the...

Jorf Lasfar extension - Morocco

OCP is examining the possibility that JESA will build the 41,000m3/d extension of the plant. Works are expected to start later in 2020, and will take 24 months to complete. OCP has decided that it ...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

Instead of announcing a preferred bidder by the expected 30 April date, the client has instead opted to retender the project. Bids are due on 3rd August 2020. All nine prequalified teams will be in...

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

The supply contract for the reverse osmosis system, which had been awarded to H2O Innovation, was terminated at the end of April 2020, although no termination notice is understood to have been serv...

Tuticorin - India

The bid submissions deadline has been pushed back, and now falls on 21 May 2020.

Morro Bay WWTP, CA - U.S.A.

H2O Innovation has won the contract to supply the RO system.

Fortaleza SWRO - Brazil

CAGECE has launched an 'Edital', and proposals are due in on 1st September 2020

Safi SWRO - Morocco

The desalination plant will supply the existing fertiliser plant at Safi. OCP wants to have the plant online by 2025-2026. The company is currently running studies to determine the location of the ...

Bahía de Palma - Spain

The Balearics regional government has approved the lifting of the suspension on the tendering of this contract because of the need to ensure the continued functioning of the plant. Economic proposa...

Vadinar Refinery SWRO - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended yet again, and now falls on 2nd May 2020.

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

A water purchase agreement was signed with the ACWA Power/GIC/Al Bawani team on 30 April 2020. A team comprising Abengoa and Sepco III has been selected to undertake the EPC work.

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

Clean Energy Capital is now scheduled to deliver its water production cost analysis in mid-May 2020, which will present a financial model that estimates cost ranges for the water to be produced at ...

San Dieguito/San Elijo BWRO, CA - U.S.A.

As of May 2020, the client is five months into the one-year pump test at the pilot well, and so far the results have been as expected. If the results remain positive once the test is completed, the...

Pure Water Project Las Virgenes-Triunfo - U.S.A.

A JPA workshop could be held in June or July 2020 to discuss the Pure Water Project, the delivery method, the RFP for an owner’s advisor/programme manager, and the environmental review process, amo...

Pure Water Project Demo - U.S.A.

The Pure Water demonstration project is expected to have a "soft opening" in June 2020, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for 11 September 2020. The plant is being built by Pacific Hydrotech.

Facility E IWPP - Qatar

Following delays to the timeline imposed by the impact of COVID-19, the official deadline for bid submissions is now understood to be 17 August 2020.

Corpus Christi SWRO, TX 2 - U.S.A.

In April 2020, City Council approved the submission of a $222.4 million funding application to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) to design and build a 20MGD (75,700m3/d) SWRO facility (expan...

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

At its meeting on 27 April 2020, the Monterey One Water board is expected to certify the draft supplemental environmental impact report relating to the proposed plant expansion. Immediately thereaf...

Oceanside,CA - U.S.A.

Proposals are due on 15 May 2020 in response to the RFP for the design of a brine minimisation step at the City of Oceanside's existing 6.37MGD (24,110m³/d) reverse osmosis plant, the Mission Basin...

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

GWI understands that the client is still planning to select a preferred bidder on its chosen date of 30 April.

Chennai 4 (Perur) - India

Sources have indicated that a request for qualifications could be issued to selected bidders in May 2020. As yet GWI is not aware of plans for an advertisement for expressions of interest.

Ras al-Khair 3 - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the fourth quarter of 2021. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q3 2022, request for qualifications the same quarte...

Shuqaiq 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

Advisors are due to be appointed in the fourth quarter of 2021. This will be followed by a request for expressions of interest from developers in Q1 2023, request for qualifications the same quarte...

Ghubrah 3 IWP - Oman

The GS Inima/Sogex bid is understood to be the frontrunner. Two teams submitted bids for the project in December 2019: GS Inima/Sogex and Sumitomo/Malakoff.