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Local investors buy shares in IWPP

Earlier this month, an initial public offering (IPO) of 550 million shares, representing a 50 percent holding in Shamal Az-Zour Al-Oula Power and Water Company—the special purpose company that owns...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Global reuse market update

The market for water reuse has continued to grow, although 2017–2018 has not reached the height of newly installed capacity seen in 2015–2016. The world’s water reuse capacity has almost doubled...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Taweelah IWP project cost

The 909,200 m3/d (240 MGD) Taweelah IWP’s AED319 billion ($870 million) project cost will be met on an 85:15 debt-to-equity basis. GWI reports that the AED2.71 billion ($740 million) debt package...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

SEDA to conduct workshop at Florida

The Southeast Desalting Association (SEDA) will hold a workshop on Operation and Maintenance of Raw Water Supply for Membrane Treatment in Coral Springs, Florida, on 14 November. For additional...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Huntington Beach SWRO project receives WIFIA credit assistance

Poseidon Water’s proposed Huntington Beach SWRO project has been selected to apply for $585 million in credit assistance under the federal government’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Doheny desalination project qualifies for WIFIA loan program

The South Coast Water District’s proposed Doheny Desalination Project at Dana Point, California, was selected as one of the projects eligible to apply for a loan under the EPA’s WIFIA loan program....

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Flowserve to supply pumps to mega- SWRO project in Taweelah IWP

Dallas, Texas-based Flowserve has signed agreements to provide the pumps for two mega-SWRO projects in the Middle East: the 909,200 m3/d (240 MGD) Taweelah IWP near Abu Dhabi, UAE, and the 600,000...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Final EIR of El Segundo SWRO project release

Los Angeles County-based West Basin Municipal Water District has released the Final EIR for its proposed 20 MGD (75,700 m3/d) SWRO plant to be located in El Segundo, California. The Final EIR...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Planning update of Gammams Wastewater Plant

Based on the severity of Namibia’s ongoing drought, the government has waived a pilot study that the City of Windhoek had been planning, and will instead proceed with a feasibility study on the...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Yasser Radwan

Yasser Radwan, formerly an RO water treatment specialist with Occidental of Oman, has been appointed as the technical support director for Pro-Serve. He is based in Egypt and may be contacted at ...

Water Desalination Report, 28-10-2019

Kalaeloa,HI - U.S.A.

Pilot plant complete. Change in design made so EIR draft had to be revised. EIR now expected to be completed by the end of December. Review expected early January. Bidding expected April 2005, init...

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Cambria Long-Term Water Supply Project - U.S.A.

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

Al Hidd 3 - Bahrain

A prequalification process has commenced. Contractors have made their submissions to project consultant Black & Veatch which has in turn passed on a list of companies to MEW. It is up to the client...

Ras Abu Fontas B2 - Qatar

Mott MacDonald completed its initial study work for QEWC and submitted a report to the client in mid-June. The consultant is currently awaiting comments from QEWC. The report is relatively limited ...

Al Fujairah 1 (MSF) - United Arab Emirates

UWEC has sought expressions of interest for purchasing up to 49% of the project’s equity. It is also seeking an advisory team for the IWPP process and the development of the second phase of the pro...

Souk Tleta - Algeria

Gaza - Palestine

This project has been halted, although not cancelled, due to the worsening security situation in the Gaza Strip. Three companies have prequalified for the DBO tender: Morganti Group, ABB Susa and C...

El Paso - U.S.A.

Mott MacDonald has designed the facility. Moreno Cardenas is the consultant on the project The US Army Department of Environment started work on an environmental impact statement in September 2003....

Tianjin Dagang - China

Al Fujairah 2 MED - United Arab Emirates

Fichtner has submitted design studies for the project. It was originally thought that the Phase 2 plant would be procured on an EPC basis (Doosan Heavy Industries and Ondeo Degrémont were the contr...

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

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

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation has been appointed by SWCC to provide consultancy services including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. Kuljian’s contract covers two plants on the Red Sea co...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

A date of 3Q 2004 has been fixed for issue of an RFP. The first units are due to commence production in 1Q 2008. The plant will be crude oil fired. WEC’s advisers are HSBC (financial), Clifford Cha...

Tianjin Dagang - China

Zawia - Libya

Gecol is in the final stages of evaluating offers for Zawia from Doosan Heavy Industries, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, Weir Westgarth, and Sidem. A preferred bidder is yet to be announced.

Tianjin Dagang - China

Sur IWP - Oman

The Sur desalination plant is part of a larger scheme serving the Sharqiyah region which is designed to supply water to inland areas such as Ibra where there are mounting concerns over groundwater ...

Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia

Subiya 1+2 - Kuwait

Doosan received a contract from the Ministry of Energy in May to build the first 50MIGD phase. The project is scheduled for completion in January 2007 and will serve up to 600,000 people. The Subiy...

Souk Tleta - Algeria

Souk Tleta - Algeria

Tianjin Dagang - China

Hyflux reports that it has won the contract to build the plant and that it will be operational by 2006. GWI’s sources in China suggest that this may overstate the actual status of negotiations.

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Both Poseidon Resources and San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) are working on EIRs for the Encina power station site at Carlsbad. Poseidon initiated the proposal, and its study is further adv...

Umm Luji - Saudi Arabia

Bids arrived on 19th July and were opened on 20th July. A total of 10 submissions were received. The tender includes the projects at Al Wajh, Rabigh, Ummluj, Alleeth, Qunfuthah and Farasan (2 x gre...

Sohar IWPP - Oman

The project was formally awarded to a consortium led by Tractebel EGI in July. Other consortium members are National Trading Corp., Zubair Corp., WJ Towell & Co., Sogex Oman and the Ministry of Def...

Taweelah RO - United Arab Emirates

Signature of the water purchase agreement is being delayed while ADWEA’s technical advisers fine tune the plant configuration. There is a rigorous pilot testing schedule which is designed to optimi...

Mostaganem - Algeria

AEC had planned a second desalination project for the Oran region but had not found a site for the plant. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Water Resources had mooted a 100,000m3/d plant for Mostagenem. T...