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City’s water reserves below 50% trigger

Yesterday, the Sydney Water Authority said that its total storage and supply levels had fallen to 50 percent. That is the level at which preliminary design work is to begin on doubling the existing...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

EOIs called for Central SWRO project

Sixteen years ago last week, and following a feasibility study it commissioned, the West Bank/Gaza Mission of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) issued a request for proposals...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

State Reuse Plan released

During its recent update of California’s Recycled Water Policy, the State Water Resources Control Board set ambitious new recycled water goals. To help meet these goals and enhance the state’s...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Hydrogel harvests water from humidity

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS), led by Assistant Professor Tan Swee Ching, have demonstrated the ability to harvest water from humidity in the air above the sea’s surface...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

New tech reality check

As WDR has regularly noted, membrane distillation (MD) is still referred to as an “emerging technology”, despite the fact that its heritage as a desalination technology dates back nearly as far as...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

34th Annual WateReuse Symposium

The 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium will be held in San Diego, California, on 8-11 September, under the theme “Collaborate to Innovate”. For the first time, the conference will showcase reuse...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Kemco Systems buys Water Resources Inc.

Florida-based Kemco Systems has announced the acquisition of Water Resources, Inc., an Alabama-based supplier of dissolved air flotation (DAF) systems. According to Kemco CEO Tom Vanden Huevel, “...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

Biwater new facility

California-based Biwater, Inc., has relocated its office and manufacturing operations from San Dimas to a new state-of-the-art fabrication facility in Rancho Cucamonga. The new facility, where it...

Water Desalination Report, 19-08-2019

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

Jebel Ali L1

A contract has been awarded to Italy’s Fisia Italimpianti. The project is currently at the design...

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1)

Salalah

Shuweihat 2

Cap Djinet

Doheny Desalination Project, CA (phase 1)

Brownsville, TX

Brownsville was one of three Texas water authorities to receive funding for a feasibility study f...

Az Zour North 1 IWPP

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

Salalah

Shuweihat 2

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA

West Basin, CA

Salalah

Santa Cruz SWRO, CA

West Basin, CA

Haql Phase 3

Az Zour North 1 IWPP

The Ministry of Energy is thought to have prepared draft PQ documents with a view to informally s...

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA

Salalah

Fort Myers

Construction by KBR due to start 12/11/03

Shuweihat 2

Al Jubail

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

El Hamma

Ionics is the preferred bidder and will form a joint project company with AEC to fince, build, ow...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA

Mostaganem

Shuqaiq IWPP

Mostaganem