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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

Gulf of Mexico desal, TX - U.S.A.

To construct 250MGD (946,250m3/d) of seawater desalination capacity using reverse osmosis, and pump it inland to serve communities in North Texas. The feedwater source would be the Gulf of Mexico. ...

Lubbock Potable Reuse, TX - U.S.A.

To build a 9MGD (34,065m3/d) advanced water treatment plant at the City of Lubbock's Southeast Water Reclamation Plant for direct potable reuse purposes. The permeate would then be pumped to one of...

South Miami Heights BWRO, FL (formerly South District BWRO, FL) - U.S.A.

MDWSD intends to seek a pool of at least three companies to provide financial and P3 advisory services to the District on a work order basis. Services include assistance with project planning, assi...

St. Johns River desal, FL - U.S.A.

Hazen and Sawyer has been recommended as the preferred consultant to undertake a comparison of tertiary wastewater treatment alternatives, and the board is due to authorise the contract award at it...

Broken Hill RO expansion - Australia

To build and operate a 10,500m3/d reverse osmosis plant at the Mica Street site in Broken Hill. An existing 6,000m3/d RO plant, originally furnished by Osmoflo, should be incorporated into the fina...

Beaumont Salt Mitigation Facility, CA - U.S.A.

The City hopes to receive the go-ahead from City Council on 2nd June 2015 to issue an RFP to the shortlisted bidders seeking to carry out a feasibility study of alternatives for brine removal and d...

Grand Forks Regional WTP, ND - U.S.A.

To construct a 20MGD (75,700m3/d) hybrid water treatment plant incorporating ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis steps. Construction is scheduled to start in Q4 2016, with final completion slated t...

Santa Cruz regional recycled water facility, CA - U.S.A.

City of Santa Cruz / County of Santa Cruz / Soquel Creek Water District / Scotts Valley Water District The appointment of a consultant to evaluate the potential for non-potable and potable reuse i...

Umm al Houl (RO) - Qatar

The contract has been won by K1 Energy, a consortium comprising Mitsubishi Corporation (98.5%) and Tepco (1.5%). K1 will hold a 30% stake in the project company, and is currently in the process of ...

Umm al Houl (MSF) - Qatar

The contract has been won by K1 Energy, a consortium comprising Mitsubishi Corporation (98.5%) and Tepco (1.5%). K1 will hold a 30% stake in the project company, and is currently in the process of ...

Visakhapatnam Steel Plant - India

The consultancy contract to carry out a techno-economic feasibility study has been awarded to Mecon, which beat off competition from AECOM, Engineers India Limited, Fichtner and Tata Consulting Eng...

Qeshm SWRO (modular) - Iran

The nine pre-qualified bidders must submit technical and financial proposals by 23 June 2015. The companies are as follows: 1) Zolal Iran; 2) Kayson; 3) Noor Vijeh; 4) Sazeh Sazan; 5) WTD-Shasta; 6...

Goldsworthy desalter expansion, CA - U.S.A.

The pre-qualified contractors are as follows – General contractor: 1) ARB, Inc.; 2) SSC Construction; 3) JF Shea; 4) Kiewit; 5) Shimmick Construction; 6) JR Filanc; 6) PCL Construction. Electrical ...

Cochin Port desalination plant - India

The client did not receive any bids by the extended submissions deadline, and will now seek feedback from the parties present at the pre-bid meeting before re-tendering the project.

Tuas III - Singapore

The release of a design-build (DB) tender has been pushed back again, and is now expected to take place in June 2015. CH2M Hill has been hired to supervise design and construction of the SWRO plant...

Monterey Bay Regional Water Project, CA - U.S.A.

DeepWater Desal is understood to be preparing a $3 million offering of Series A-1 preferred units at a price of $2.00 each, with a portion of the proceeds intended to be used to fund the EIR. The d...

Ras Abu Fontas A3 - Qatar

QEWC has taken on Mitsubishi as its lead contractor to build the project. Mitsubishi has teamed up with Acciona Agua and Toyo Thai Corporation to construct the facility. An offtake agreement with K...

Qeshm SWRO (modular) - Iran

Out of the twelve consortia which submitted statements of qualification, nine have been pre-qualified: 1) Zolal Iran; 2) Kayson; 3) Noor Vijeh; 4) Sazeh Sazan; 5) WTD-Shasta; 6) WahangSaran; 7) Dez...

Umm al Houl (RO) - Qatar

The team of Acciona Agua/Mitsubishi Corporation/Toyo Thai Corporation has secured the contract for the 284,000m3/d RO portion of the project.

Amatola Water BWROs - South Africa

Veolia won the contract to construct an RO plant serving Port Alfred. The plant will have an initial capacity of 7,500m³/d, with the potential to expand it to 10,000m³/d. Delivery of the plant is s...

Kranji NEWater expansion - Singapore

Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd. has been awarded the contract.

Arica desalination plant - Chile

The terms of reference for the initial design are being drawn up by the ministry. The project is likely to be tendered within 24 months.

St. Johns River desal, FL - U.S.A.

Of the four firms which submitted statements of qualification in response to the RFQ seeking a consultant to undertake a comparison of tertiary wastewater treatment alternatives, Carollo Engineers,...

Brazosport BWRO, TX - U.S.A.

On 6th May 2015, the Texas Water Development Board approved a prioritised shortlist of projects which will be eligible to apply for funding from the $2 billion State Water Implementation Fund for T...

Sherman RO expansion, TX - U.S.A.

On 6th May 2015, the Texas Water Development Board approved a prioritised shortlist of projects which will be eligible to apply for funding from the $2 billion State Water Implementation Fund for T...

Delhi RO plants - India

The submissions deadline has been extended again to 11 May 2015. Interested parties should have experience of supplying at least 25 decentralised drinking water plants with individual capacities of...

Ras Laffan Industrial Desalinated Water Facility IWP - Qatar

Kahramaa has now called off this project due to the collapse of its major expected end user, the QP/Shell Karaana petrochemicals project. This is despite an earlier plan to continue with procuremen...

Djibouti SWRO - Republic of Djibouti

A consortium comprising Cabinet Merlin and ILF has been awarded the supervisory contract for the project. The formation of a shortlist of companies for the DBO contract itself has been delayed, but...

Richard A. Reynolds Desalination Facility Expansion - U.S.A.

Following the release of CH2M Hill's final design in April 2015, the client has now issued a construction RFP, with a submissions deadline of 9th June 2015. A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled...

Charles Meyer Desalination Plant refit, Santa Barbara, CA - U.S.A.

The IDE/Kiewit consortium has emerged as the top-ranked bidder for the plant retrofit, with an NPV bid of $79,354,735. The Acciona/Filanc team is the second-ranked bidder, with an NPV proposal of $...