News archive for August 2011


  • Perth desalination expansion to start immediately (1-Aug-2011)
  • Bill to update US Desalination Act introduced (1-Aug-2011)
  • First water produced by Adelaide Desalination Plant (4-Aug-2011)
  • San Diego IPR demo open to public tours (4-Aug-2011)
  • West Basin reuse expansion project goes to CH2M Hill (4-Aug-2011)
  • AMTA going to Kansas City for workshop (4-Aug-2011)
  • New Monterey desalination public meeting announced (4-Aug-2011)
  • Santa Cruz desalination EIS goes on despite alternative study (5-Aug-2011)
  • GDF Suez looking to sell Al Hidd power/desalination stake (5-Aug-2011)
  • Solar panels commissioned at UK desalination plant (7-Aug-2011)
  • Warehouse fire delays Magtaa desalination by nine months (7-Aug-2011)
  • Potable water reuse conference scheduled for November (7-Aug-2011)
  • Salalah RO desalination plant ahead of schedule (8-Aug-2011)
  • Minton to lead WRRF research programs (8-Aug-2011)
  • Doosan set to build 2 MED plants in Yanbu (8-Aug-2011)
  • IDA scholarships for PhD students in US and Singapore (8-Aug-2011)
  • Miller Truby joins Professional Water Technologies (8-Aug-2011)
  • IDA conference raises US$ 120,000 for Madagascar project (9-Aug-2011)
  • Ashdod desalination agreement finally signed (9-Aug-2011)
  • National government funds agreed for Adelaide expansion (9-Aug-2011)
  • Outfall and intake problems hit OC desalination (9-Aug-2011)
  • Tonner to join Consolidated Water as COO (9-Aug-2011)
  • Acciona Agua commissions Fouka desalination in Algeria (12-Aug-2011)
  • Toray UF membranes online in North Dakota (12-Aug-2011)
  • Final technical program published for IDA congress (15-Aug-2011)
  • New CEO appointed by Poseidon Resources (16-Aug-2011)
  • Radcliffe to chair Australian water recycling committee (16-Aug-2011)
  • MBR plant at heart of United Environtech contract in China (16-Aug-2011)
  • BASF completes takeover of inge watertechnologies (17-Aug-2011)
  • Singapore Week 2012 to be launched at IDA Perth Congress (17-Aug-2011)
  • Another appeal against Carlsbad desalination project (21-Aug-2011)
  • Parkson appoints international business director (21-Aug-2011)
  • Carlsbad desalination water-purchase agreement moves forward (21-Aug-2011)
  • CalAm seeks resolution of Monterey desalination finances (23-Aug-2011)
  • Five newcomers voted onto IDA board (24-Aug-2011)
  • Australians win Cape Verde desalination agreement (26-Aug-2011)
  • OC pilot desalination pumping to restart in October (26-Aug-2011)
  • Ministry updates India's low-temperature desalination plans (30-Aug-2011)
  • BEL hooks up with Strand for RO pressure-vessels in US (30-Aug-2011)