The proposed new desalination plant will serve Caldera, Chañaral, Copiapó, and Tierra Amarilla

Bidding heats up for Atacama desalination project

Funds from the US Bureau of Reclamation are targeted to support a total of 23 projects across seven US states

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.

The coastlines of Indian states Maharashtra (above), Gujarat, and Tamil Nadu, are earmarked for possible future 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.

The site of Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, north of Cape Town, South Africa, may host a project to pilot desalination for municipal use

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.

Qatar and Sweden will hold technical workshops on a project to fuel desalination entirely by solar and wind power

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.

Yanbu Industrial City is on the shores of the Red Sea in the north west of Saudi Arabia

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.

Mumbai, India, has an estimated city population of 18.4 million people

Black & Veatch wins Mumbai reuse masterplan

Black & Veatch has won a contract for a water reuse masterplan in Mumbai, India.

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