News archive for February 2017


  • PUB shortlists four companies for Jurong Island desalination project (3-Feb-2017)
  • Hyflux and NEWRI to collaborate on biomimetric membranes (3-Feb-2017)
  • Modern Water signs first brine concentration deal after pilot (3-Feb-2017)
  • Providers line up for Oman's first private water project (3-Feb-2017)
  • Singapore's Hyflux to sign desalination deal with Saudi's SWCC (3-Feb-2017)
  • Membrane Technology Conference 2017 Live Blog (3-Feb-2017)
  • PUB picks CH2M Hill to develop detailed designs for Tuas project (3-Feb-2017)
  • American Chemistry Council wants bigger say on new EPA panel (3-Feb-2017)
  • View from the Membrane Technology Conference 2017 (3-Feb-2017)
  • AMTA's Hall of Fame honours industry pioneers (4-Feb-2017)
  • Veolia to build drinking water network in Sri Lanka (4-Feb-2017)
  • Mott MacDonald buys up Wideurope Engineering (4-Feb-2017)
  • Australia steps up investment in water projects (4-Feb-2017)
  • Singapore to raise water rates by 30 per cent (4-Feb-2017)
  • India Supreme Court ruling boosts Wabag (4-Feb-2017)
  • SafBon to supercharge production of ItN membranes (4-Feb-2017)
  • Gulf of Aden project inches forward (4-Feb-2017)
  • Koh Brothers bags Marina East subcontract (4-Feb-2017)
  • Suez buoyed by strong International division (4-Feb-2017)
  • Qatar's first big seawater RO plant is nearly complete (4-Feb-2017)
  • IDE India to deliver desalinated water to proposed new city (4-Feb-2017)
  • Spanish firms visit Egypt on project-led trade mission (4-Feb-2017)
  • AquaSure breathes sigh of relief as VDP fault is fixed (4-Feb-2017)
  • Suez acquires GE Water for Euro 3.2 billion (4-Feb-2017)
  • Grundfos gains outpace global pumps market (4-Feb-2017)
  • Hyflux sells stake in China business for $126.5 million (4-Feb-2017)
  • RWL Water completes acquisition of Brazil's Acquavit (4-Feb-2017)
  • Japan firms to supply desalination expertise to Saudi Arabia (4-Feb-2017)
  • Top five facts about the Suez-GE Water deal (4-Feb-2017)
  • GS Inima and Veolia among six to prequalify for Oman project (4-Feb-2017)
  • Kuwait Fund boosts loan for desal project at Eastern Port Said, Egypt (4-Feb-2017)
  • Rosarito Beach project faces uncertain future (4-Feb-2017)
  • Saudi's SWCC moves ahead with privatisation plans (4-Feb-2017)
  • Best of World Water Day 2017 (4-Feb-2017)
  • ACWA Power sells stake in Shuqaiq IWPP, Saudi Arabia (4-Feb-2017)
  • Xylem and DC Water team up on smart water R&D (4-Feb-2017)
  • Jordan and Saudi join forces for atomic-fuelled desalination (4-Feb-2017)
  • Suez moves to refinance GE Water acquisition (4-Feb-2017)
  • AquaVenture cuts loss, as top line grows (4-Feb-2017)
  • Xylem outlines expected boost from Sensus and Visenti (4-Feb-2017)
  • California drought impacts Amiad results for 2016 (4-Feb-2017)
  • Doosan Heavy Industries wins major desal EPC in Saudi Arabia (4-Feb-2017)
  • Hyflux injects $22 million into Qurayyat desalination project (4-Feb-2017)
  • Hyflux pursues 'asset light' strategy with plans for sell-offs (4-Feb-2017)
  • UK researchers develop graphene membranes for desalination (4-Feb-2017)
  • Suez shores up GE Water deal with second refinancing step (4-Feb-2017)
  • Danaher draws Pall Water closer to its Water Quality unit (4-Feb-2017)
  • Cyprus to initiate desal BOOT tender this summer (4-Feb-2017)
  • Hatenboer-Water provides RO units to new oil vessel (4-Feb-2017)
  • US non-profit NWRI appoints Hardy as executive director (4-Feb-2017)
  • Abengoa to develop Shoaiba III, its largest desal project yet (4-Feb-2017)
  • South Africa fosters public-private co-operation on desalination (4-Feb-2017)
  • Evoqua upgrades production of ballast water systems (4-Feb-2017)
  • IDE shareholder confirms fresh talks over sale of stake (4-Feb-2017)
  • GE Water and Halvorsen TEC secure offshore sulphate removal deal (4-Feb-2017)
  • View From: GWI Global Water Summit 2017, Madrid (4-Feb-2017)
  • Kenya's Mombasa County poised to issue RFP for desalination project (4-Feb-2017)
  • Mekorot could sell plants as it looks to restructure (4-Feb-2017)
  • Sudanese government pledges funds for water projects (4-Feb-2017)
  • Malaysia-Bahrain MoU posits integrated waste and water project (4-Feb-2017)
  • ADB steps up financing for Philippines water projects (4-Feb-2017)
  • Emefcy and RWL Water merge to become Fluence (4-Feb-2017)
  • Black & Veatch wins Mumbai reuse masterplan (4-Feb-2017)
  • Evoqua acquires Noble Water, as growth plans shape up (4-Feb-2017)
  • SWCC secures Sepco to complete Yanbu project (4-Feb-2017)
  • US grants $23.6 million federal funding for reuse and desal projects (4-Feb-2017)
  • India looks to Israel for water solutions (4-Feb-2017)
  • Bidding heats up for Atacama desalination project (4-Feb-2017)
  • South Africa nuclear plant to install desal unit amid worsening water crisis (4-Feb-2017)
  • Qatar and Sweden plot renewables-fuelled desalination project (4-Feb-2017)
  • Oman notes shift to RO, as water demand to rise 5 per cent (4-Feb-2017)
  • ACWA Power's Padmanathan outlines acquisition plans (4-Feb-2017)
  • Mexico project passes permissions hurdle (4-Feb-2017)
  • SWCC to shape up operations as privatisation begins (4-Feb-2017)
  • Western Cape looks to desal, as Eksom issues RFP (4-Feb-2017)
  • Suez and Brazil's Ceara state sign MOU on water reuse (4-Feb-2017)
  • FCC Aqualia lines up bond issues to help service debt (4-Feb-2017)
  • TestAmerica acquires CH2M Hill Applied Sciences Laboratory (4-Feb-2017)
  • India's Mangaluru city is mulling a desalination plant (4-Feb-2017)
  • North Carolina desalination project is dogged by delay (4-Feb-2017)
  • GE Water to build desalination facility on Eleuthera island, Bahamas (4-Feb-2017)
  • Felber secures deal to acquire 50 percent of IDE shares (4-Feb-2017)
  • Philippines' Mactan Rock Industries to expand desal production (4-Feb-2017)
  • Mumbai turns to brackish desal to reduce dependence on dams (4-Feb-2017)
  • IDA to return to Dubai for World Congress 2019 (4-Feb-2017)
  • Debate tabled on the future of Inima's Taunton River desalination plant, MA (4-Feb-2017)
  • Egypt steps up desalination plant building programme (4-Feb-2017)
  • Cape Town calls for information on desalination solutions amid drought (4-Feb-2017)
  • Engie acquires stake in cooling provider Tabreed (4-Feb-2017)
  • IDE Technologies wins desal project at Mai-Liao Power Plant, Taiwan (4-Feb-2017)
  • Namibia's desal ambitions are aired again (4-Feb-2017)
  • Dispute over future of IDA takes to email (4-Feb-2017)
  • India to develop a national desal mission, as Tamil Nadu dives in (4-Feb-2017)
  • Abengoa's project in Agadir, Morocco, expands in size and scope (4-Feb-2017)
  • Barbados Water Authority secures funding for desalination projects (4-Feb-2017)
  • Victorian Desalination Plant fails to deliver full water order (4-Feb-2017)
  • Cyprus poised to tender Paphos SWRO project (4-Feb-2017)
  • Keppel unveils designs for Marina East Desalination Plant (4-Feb-2017)
  • Cosin calls for better water education, warns of project delays (4-Feb-2017)
  • Desal at the centre of India-Israel state visit (4-Feb-2017)
  • Tokyo's Wellthy Corp forms joint venture in Myanmar (4-Feb-2017)
  • Pall Water expands supply deal with LA's West Basin Municipal Water District (4-Feb-2017)
  • Evoqua continues water technology purchasing spree (4-Feb-2017)
  • PUB partners with SWCC and Water Corporation on shared challenges (4-Feb-2017)
  • China publishes details of country's desalination capacity (4-Feb-2017)
  • Tunisia's SONEDE secures $328 million for Sfax seawater desal project (4-Feb-2017)
  • Water reuse demo plant gets the green light in California (4-Feb-2017)
  • Markhoff to head Suez WTS amid 'very good spirit' between teams (4-Feb-2017)
  • Saudi's WEC seeks developers for Rabigh 3 IWP mega plant (4-Feb-2017)
  • Oman's Marafiq extends bidding deadline for Duqm power and water project (4-Feb-2017)
  • FEWA to triple capacity at Ghalilah desalination plant (4-Feb-2017)
  • Doosan Hydro becomes SafBon Water Technology following acquisition (4-Feb-2017)
  • CH2M is snapped up by Jacobs Engineering for $2.85 billion (4-Feb-2017)
  • GE to retrofit Florida plant with membranes over media filtration (4-Feb-2017)
  • Desal project in Thane, India, draws legal challenge (4-Feb-2017)
  • Cape Town to 'forcibly restrict' usage, as desal tender nears (4-Feb-2017)
  • Greece invests in desalination for remote Dodecanese island (4-Feb-2017)
  • BHP and Coldeco push forward Chilean desal projects (4-Feb-2017)
  • Az Zour North desal plant powers down to avoid oil spill (4-Feb-2017)
  • Protests erupt as Libya plant closes on lack of chemicals (4-Feb-2017)
  • China to sell off-the-shelf floating nuclear desalination units (4-Feb-2017)
  • Oman tenders for advisory services on desal plant (4-Feb-2017)
  • Morocco to build a desalination plant in Casablanca-Settat (4-Feb-2017)
  • WHO issues guidance on potable reuse (4-Feb-2017)
  • Egypt to invest in 16 desalination projects (4-Feb-2017)
  • Cape Town kicks off three stages of tendering in water crisis response (4-Feb-2017)
  • Saudi Arabia and China to develop nuclear desalination projects (4-Feb-2017)
  • Eiffage and Tedagua clinch Djibouti desalination contract (4-Feb-2017)
  • Bahrain oil refinery installs GE Water mobile technologies (4-Feb-2017)
  • Petrobras signs Suez to supply offshore desalination (4-Feb-2017)
  • Carlsbad production falls short in year to June (4-Feb-2017)
  • PAEW adopts BOO for smaller projects in remote locations (4-Feb-2017)
  • Peru to step up investment in potable water projects (4-Feb-2017)
  • Metrowater extends bid deadline on Chennai amid queries (4-Feb-2017)
  • Poyry wins Shoaiba 4 contract for owner's engineering services (4-Feb-2017)
  • Huntington Beach completes permitting application (4-Feb-2017)