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Lawsuit could delay SWRO construction

Late last week, the Marina Coast Water District filed a lawsuit against Monterey County and California American Water (CalAm), seeking a writ of mandate and injunctive relief to restrain...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

Bids sought for pilot desal plants

Two requests for proposals (RFP) have been issued by the Namibian Water Corporation (NamWater) to construct pilot membrane desalination plants. The plants will employ renewable energy technology at...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

SWRO water quality irregularities found

This past April, a few weeks after IDE Technologies sold its entire holdings in the Sorek Desalination Plant to the Dan Capital group, the Israel Water Authority filed a complaint concerning the...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

SCMA Honors Robby Isbell

At its annual conference last week, the South Central Membrane Association (SCMA) honored former board member Robby Isbell for his involvement in the organization and the membrane industry, by...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

David H. Koch (1940-2019)

David Koch, the former president of Koch Membrane Systems, died of prostate cancer on 23 August in New York City. He was 79 years old.

Born in Wichita, Kansas, he studied chemical engineering at the...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

TBW and Black&Veatch to discuss feasibility study of Tampa desalination plant expansion

Last week, Tampa Bay Water’s directors voted to enter into contract negotiations with Black & Veatch, to carry out a feasibility study into a 10-15 MGD (37,850-56,775 m3/d) expansion of its...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

Gradiant China enters agreement with China Everbright and Shaanxi Yanchang Kaiyue CTX

Gradiant China, a division of Gradiant Corporation, the Boston-based industrial water treatment specialist, has announced contracts with China Everbright and Shaanxi Yanchang Kaiyue CTX to deploy...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

SEDA offers three days membrane certification course on September

The Southeast Desalting Association (SEDA) is offering a membrane operators certification course entitled “Introduction to Membranes” on 17-19 September in Jacksonville, North Carolina. For more...

Water Desalination Report, 27-08-2019

CaribDA membrane operator certification training course

The Caribbean Desalination Association (CaribDA) is offering the membrane operator certification training course, MOC-I: Introduction to Membrane Systems on 27-29 August at the Water and Sewerage...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Earliest inventors of desalination

The Times of India has reported that a new biology textbook for Class IX students in the south Indian state of Telangana has credited Thomas Jefferson as the inventor of the earliest form of...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Pipavav desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 22 August 2019.

Mundra desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 20 August 2019.

Sutrapada desalination plant

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 21 August 2019.

Jubail 3b IWP

Ten teams have been qualified to bid on the project: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) ...

Jubail 3a IWP

An RFP has been issued to qualified bidders. The bid submissions deadline is understood to be i...

Western Galilee

Ongoing protests have held up the confirmation of a site at the Bustan HaGalil reserve, with loca...

Carlton Water Treatment Facility, FL

On 9th July 2019, the contract was awarded to low bidder Poole & Kent, which submitted a bid of $...

Alicante II

On 2nd August 2019, the adjudicating panel announced that it had accepted the appeal submitted by...

Alicante I

On 2nd August 2019, the adjudicating panel announced that it had accepted the appeal submitted ...

Asaluyeh Rural Complex SWRO

The client has qualified 7 companies : 1)Noor Vijeh Co(NVCO); 2)Solar Sandross Co; 3) Meshquat Py...

Hassyan SWRO

An RFQ has been issued to interested developers. The deadline for submissions is 9th August, with...

Cabo San Lucas expansion

After a delay in receiving environmental permits in early 2019, the project tender is now expecte...

Peru small desal plants

The Housing, Construction, and Sanitation Ministry is awaiting approval from Congress to allow th...

Ilo desal plant (Moquegua)

A window for private parties to present project proposals to ProInversión will be open from 5th A...

Talara Refinery

The Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation (MVCS) and the provincial government of Tala...

Tampa Bay Desalination Expansion, FL

Tampa Bay Water has shortlisted Black & Veatch (as the top-ranked bidder), Reiss Engineering, GHD...

Kandrori Industrial Area CETP

Expressions of interest in the consultancy tender were received from Enhanced Wapp Systems (Ind...

MWD Regional Recycled Water Scheme, CA (Phase 1)

A workshop was held on 23 July 2019, at which various timescales for implementation were discusse...

Santa Margarita Conjunctive Use Project, CA

The contract has been awarded to the joint venture of Filanc/Alberici, which submitted the low bi...

Fortaleza SWRO

In July 2019 the client issued a statement explaining that, based on its review of comments recei...

Hampton Roads ASR project, VA

This project was one of 51 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing unde...

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA

This project was one of 51 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing unde...

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1)

This project was one of 51 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing unde...

Pure Water Soquel, CA

This project was one of 51 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing unde...

Oceanside IPR, CA

The City of Oceanside is looking at an indirect potable reuse project to recharge the Mission Gro...

West Polk County Lower Aquifer Deep Wells BWRO

This project was one of 51 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing unde...

Southeast Wellfield (Polk County, FL)

This project was one of 51 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing unde...

Pure Water Monterey Expansion, CA

As of June 2019, Monterey One Water is preparing a supplemental environmental impact report relat...

Fortaleza SWRO

After the re-starting of the tender process, expressions of interest are understood to have been ...

Oxnard reuse expansion, CA

This project was one of 51 initiatives to submit a letter of interest in accessing financing unde...