Cyprus to allow private individuals to install desalination units
Keppel poised to buy chemical company Ixom
Keppel Infrastructure is closing in on a deal to acquire Ixom, the Australian chemicals company controlled by Blackstone, reports Bloomberg.
Taiwan's Kinmen Desalination Plant doubles capacity in upgrade
The Greater Kinmen Desalination Plant has reopened following a renovation which doubled capacity, reports Taiwan News.
US EPA mulls new rules on wastewater in oil and gas
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering whether to introduce new federal rules on wastewater management in the oil and gas industry, reports Oil & Gas Journal.
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Cape Town scraps proposal for 'extremely expensive' desalination plant
A proposal for a desalination plant in Cape Town, South Africa, has been scrapped amid claims that it is "extremely expensive" as an option to fulfil the city's water demand.
Elon Musk pays for UV units to purify water in Flint, Michigan schools
Chief executive of Tesla Elon Musk has donated $480,350 to install ultraviolet water filtration units at 12 schools in Flint, Michigan, US.
Bahrain names Acwa Power as preferred bidder on Al Dur 2
Bahrain's Electricity and Water Authority has named a consortium led by Acwa Power as preferred bidder for Al Dur 2 independent water and power project, reports TXF.
Bidders line up for Sorek 2, as IDE agrees put option
Seven groups are bidding for Israel's Sorek 2 desalination plant project, including IDE Technologies which will sell off part of its desalination capacity if successful.