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RFP issued for SWRO IWP

Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC), formerly the Water and Electricity Company, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the Yanbu 4 IWP to ten pre-qualified teams. The teams were selected...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

The looming membrane drought

Over the next three years, GWI has projected that 23 million m3/d (87 billion GPD) of new RO desalination production capacity will be contracted, almost 90 percent of which will be SWRO. That total...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Membranes are one delivery challenge…

In the preceding story, the impacts that a robust RO market, coupled with a pending surge in mega-SWRO projects in the Middle East, will have on RO membrane deliveries and pricing were considered....

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Digitizing Desalination

Touring a large seawater desalination plant is an eye-opening experience. Walking through the canyons created by racks of pressure vessels containing thousands, or tens of thousands of membrane...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

‘Brains for Brine’ Challenge issued

A major new luxury tourist development on Saudi Arabia’s northwest coast promises to be “an exquisite sanctuary offering indulgent experiences, seamlessly customized to the unique needs of each...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Military sites need water and power

As part of its planning program, the US Department of the Navy has issued a Request for White Papers to identify interest and sources to help it achieve energy and water security and resiliency for...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Residents demand desal

By reading the headline alone, it will be obvious to most readers that this story is not about Huntington Beach, California. Rather, it is about citizens in South Mumbai, India, and is based on a...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Desal legislative update

Kyle Frazier, the executive director of the Texas Desalination Association (TexasDesal) updated WDR on the progress of the 140-day biennial legislative session, which ended last week.

He told WDR, “...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Jobs: Director of Manufacturing

Applied Biomimetic is seeking a Director of Manufacturing for its new facility in the greater Washington, DC, area in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Interested applicants may respond to Evan Tolstoj at...

Water Desalination Report, 10-06-2019

Red Sea brine desalination challenge

SAUDI ARABIA – The Red Sea Development Company has launched a brine desalination challenge that calls on academics, scientists, engineers, and the water industry to develop new solutions to...

Desal Data Weekly, 09-06-2019