Bidding heats up for Atacama desalination project
Nine consortia of local and international companies are bidding for a desalination plant project in Atacama, Chile, reports Diaro Financiero.
US grants $23.6 million federal funding for reuse and desal projects
The US Bureau of Reclamation has handed sums totalling $23.6 million to seven US states to support water reuse and desalination projects.
India looks to Israel for water solutions
India and Israel are negotiating an agreement that will result in closer ties between the two countries on desalination and agriculture, reports Hindustan Times.
South Africa nuclear plant to install desal unit amid worsening water crisis
South Africa's electricity utility Eskom is to install a desalination unit at Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, as water shortages in Cape Town hit crisis levels, reports South Africa's News24.com.
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Qatar and Sweden plot renewables-fuelled desalination project
A renewables-fuelled desalination project aiming to produce water for $1/m3 is to be jointly developed by Qatar and Sweden, reports The Peninsular.
SWCC secures Sepco to complete Yanbu project
Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has secured Sepco III Electric Power and Construction Corp of China to complete phase three of Yanbu power and water project, reports Reuters.
Evoqua acquires Noble Water, as growth plans shape up
Evoqua is acquiring Noble Water Technologies, a Texas, US-based provider of high purity water equipment, systems and services, service deionisation, and resign regeneration.
Servizi Ambientali in first European pilot for GE's ZeeLung
Italian environmental services company Servizi Ambientali and GE Water have shared results of the first European pilot of GE's ZeeLung membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR).