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.
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.
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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.
IDA opens applications for $10,000 Channabasappa Scholarship
The International Desalination Association (IDA) is accepting applications for the Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship 2018-19.
Semcorp's solitary offer for Tuaspring falls short of book value
Sembcorp has emerged as the only bidder for Hyflux's Tuaspring integrated power and water plant with an offer that undercuts the plant's book value, reports Business Times of Singapore.
Water Corporation customers want desalination as first choice for drinking water
The Water Corporation of Western Australia has found that desalination tops the list as the preferred source for new drinking water for all four of its customer groups.