News archive for July 2018


  • Call for papers for LatAm Congress 2018 (4-Jul-2018)
  • SWCC procures three floating desalination units (4-Jul-2018)
  • PUB and Grundfos deepen water research partnership (4-Jul-2018)
  • Xylem signs sponsorship deal with UK Premier League club Man City (4-Jul-2018)
  • Rotec's flow reversal scoops Rising Star Award at TechXchange (4-Jul-2018)
  • De Nora pushes ozone generators as answer to Asia's water quality rules (4-Jul-2018)
  • Singapore to tender S$5 billion of water and waste works (4-Jul-2018)
  • Acciona Agua wins E200 million Al Kohbar desal contract (4-Jul-2018)
  • Jordan's $2.82 billion development to include desalination (4-Jul-2018)
  • Madras High Court lifts bar on Nemmeli project tender (4-Jul-2018)
  • Hyflux wins business amid ongoing restructure (4-Jul-2018)
  • Owners of Carlsbad Desal Plant scope out a potential sale (4-Jul-2018)
  • OPWP awards BOT contract on Sharqiyah desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • Kuwait calls for EoIs on two power and water PPPs (4-Jul-2018)
  • Antigua to replace all reverse osmosis membranes (4-Jul-2018)
  • KfW Dev Bank to fund €10 million reuse scheme in Palestine (4-Jul-2018)
  • Poseidon gains approval for revised terms on Huntington Beach project (4-Jul-2018)
  • Besix signs with Sharjah to expand water reuse (4-Jul-2018)
  • India seeks information from desalination providers (4-Jul-2018)
  • Sydney Desalination Plant an option in flood mitigation debate (4-Jul-2018)
  • Gaza desalination plant delayed by goods blockade (4-Jul-2018)
  • US EPA and New Mexico to clarify reuse rules for oil and gas (4-Jul-2018)
  • ACWA Power shaves $0.01 off next-best price in Rabigh 3 bidding (4-Jul-2018)
  • Oman seeks developers for two private desalination projects (4-Jul-2018)
  • Malta tenders Euro 10 million desalination project (4-Jul-2018)
  • Abunayyan resigns as chair of ACWA Power Barka (4-Jul-2018)
  • ACWA Power, Sembcorp, and Suez among Al Ghubrah III pre-quals (4-Jul-2018)
  • Teck wins approval for Chilean copper mine desalination project (4-Jul-2018)
  • Australia's demand for desalination jumps amid drought (4-Jul-2018)
  • Kuwait gifts desalination to Iraq, to quell water quality concerns (4-Jul-2018)
  • Call for papers for IDA World Congress 2019 (4-Jul-2018)
  • Hitachi Zosen takes 100 per cent ownership of Osmoflo in share deal (4-Jul-2018)
  • Karachi desalination project 'on a war footing' (4-Jul-2018)
  • City of Corpus Christi, Texas, issues RfI on desalination (4-Jul-2018)
  • Bidding shapes up for Shuqaiq 3 desal plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • Investor HICL disposes 9.7 per cent stake in AquaSure VDP (4-Jul-2018)
  • Water Corporation begins feasibility studies for new desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • Samsung wins $470 million power and desal contract in Abu Dhabi (4-Jul-2018)
  • Tetra Tech bags $60 million LA contract (4-Jul-2018)
  • Oman awards $483 million power and water PPP to Thai firm (4-Jul-2018)
  • California gives green light to Monterey desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • US Bureau of Reclamation kicks off desal funding programme (4-Jul-2018)
  • Ghana regulator raps utility on desalinated water never delivered (4-Jul-2018)
  • AquaVenture reaffirms aim to acquire Accra desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • Five Minutes With: Rod Naylor, GHD market leader for water, Australia (4-Jul-2018)
  • Florida district sets spending priorities for $142.5 million budget (4-Jul-2018)
  • Suez International seeks to halt work order on Nemmeli project (4-Jul-2018)
  • Solar desalination plant to supply Chilean mines is approved (4-Jul-2018)
  • Switchgear fire sparks Barka II desalination plant shutdown (4-Jul-2018)
  • Water Corporation customers want desalination as first choice for drinking water (4-Jul-2018)
  • Sembcorp's solitary offer for Tuaspring falls short of book value (4-Jul-2018)
  • IDA opens applications for $10,000 Channabasappa Scholarship (4-Jul-2018)
  • Bidders line up for Sorek 2, as IDE agrees put option (4-Jul-2018)
  • Bahrain names Acwa Power as preferred bidder on Al Dur 2 (4-Jul-2018)
  • Cape Town scraps proposal for 'extremely expensive' desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • US EPA mulls new rules on wastewater in oil and gas (4-Jul-2018)
  • Elon Musk pays for UV units to purify water in Flint, Michigan schools (4-Jul-2018)
  • Taiwan's Kinmen Desalination Plant doubles capacity in upgrade (4-Jul-2018)
  • Keppel poised to buy chemical company Ixom (4-Jul-2018)
  • Cyprus to allow private individuals to install desalination units (4-Jul-2018)
  • Inge wins first big order to supply seawater desalination plant in Oman (4-Jul-2018)
  • New luxury Corfu resort to include desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • IDE wins brackish water desal plant contract in Israel (4-Jul-2018)
  • Hyflux to sell controlling stake for $290 million (4-Jul-2018)
  • Acwa, Suez, and Veolia among nine to answer desal RfQ from OPWP (4-Jul-2018)
  • Fluence wins Egyptian desalination works through new joint venture (4-Jul-2018)
  • WorleyParsons acquires Jacobs' energy, chemicals, and resources division (4-Jul-2018)
  • Aquarion forms new products unit as part of global leadership bid (4-Jul-2018)
  • FEWA awards three-plant contract to Mubadala Investment Co (4-Jul-2018)
  • Israel issues tender for Sorek 2 mega-size desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • Evoqua initiates cost-saving restructure (4-Jul-2018)
  • Stantec sells MWH Constructors to Oaktree Capital Management (4-Jul-2018)
  • US DOE to harness 'power of competition' in Water Security Grand Challenge (4-Jul-2018)
  • SWCC asks firms to resubmit bids on nine plants (4-Jul-2018)
  • Saudi Arabia to build solar-powered, adsorption desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • Seven bidders line up for Abu Dhabi mega-project (4-Jul-2018)
  • Metito circles potential acquisition in Turkey (4-Jul-2018)
  • AquaVenture acquires Texas-based technology firm AUC Group (4-Jul-2018)
  • Hyflux wins a month's extension on sale of Tuaspring plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • Evoqua full-year figures spark class action suits (4-Jul-2018)
  • US EPA white paper 're-visioning' oil and gas produced water (4-Jul-2018)
  • ACWA Power Barka shuts off gas and steam turbines (4-Jul-2018)
  • South Australia Water kicks off public consultation on desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • Sonatrach and ADE terminate WPA on Souk Tleta desal plant, Algeria (4-Jul-2018)
  • Essel Infraprojects wins Gujarat desalination contract (4-Jul-2018)
  • NamWater seeks consultants to advise on desal deal (4-Jul-2018)
  • Tesla develops custom wastewater reuse technology (4-Jul-2018)
  • Antofagasta to construct $500 million desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • KAUST develops adsorbent hydrogel prototype (4-Jul-2018)
  • Capstone to develop Santo Domingo with desalination (4-Jul-2018)
  • India and Singapore sign MoU on recycling and reuse (4-Jul-2018)
  • Gujarat wants six more desalination plants, says chief minister (4-Jul-2018)
  • Fluence secures $50 million debt facility for BOOT projects (4-Jul-2018)
  • Kuwait requests proposals for Az Zhour North and Al Khairan (4-Jul-2018)
  • DuPont opens membrane factory in Saudi Arabia (4-Jul-2018)
  • Hyflux cut-off for Tuaspring sale is extended a third time (4-Jul-2018)
  • Water in Mining 2019 to target global mining's water issues (4-Jul-2018)
  • Fluence puts $8.4 million into Peru project (4-Jul-2018)
  • Kuwait Fund finances four desalination plants in Egypt (4-Jul-2018)
  • Kenya awards Almar and Aqua Swiss with desalination contracts (4-Jul-2018)
  • Va Tech Wabag secures Tunisian desalination project (4-Jul-2018)
  • IDA extends deadline on papers for World Congress 2019 (4-Jul-2018)
  • Italmatch boosts portfolio with BWA Water Additives buy (4-Jul-2018)
  • US DoE announces $100 million for Energy-Water Desalination Hub (4-Jul-2018)
  • EGA plans $272 million power and water plant at Jebel Ali (4-Jul-2018)
  • EU gives $34 million to expand capacity and grow reuse at As Samra, Jordan (4-Jul-2018)
  • Water in Mining 2019 unveils full speaker line-up (4-Jul-2018)
  • Most-read: our top 20 stories of 2018 (4-Jul-2018)
  • Chile predicts 230 per cent rise in seawater use in mining (4-Jul-2018)
  • UN urges desalination industry to improve on brine (4-Jul-2018)
  • Saudi's WEC prequalifies eight firms for supervisory contract (4-Jul-2018)
  • Poseidon defeats legal challenge to Huntington Beach project (4-Jul-2018)
  • AquaVenture secures $50 million for Ghana plant acquisition (4-Jul-2018)
  • DuPont alerts markets to product price increases (4-Jul-2018)
  • ArcelorMittal to award desal project in Brazil (4-Jul-2018)
  • Seychelles expands Providence desalination plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • DEWA and Saudi Aramco sign MoU on R&D (4-Jul-2018)
  • Punjab to fund groundwater desalination pilot (4-Jul-2018)
  • Sydney Desalination Plant poised for reactivation (4-Jul-2018)
  • Final call for papers for IDA World Congress 2019 (4-Jul-2018)
  • Bluewater Bio bags Bahraini upgrade project (4-Jul-2018)
  • Wabag to design and build a desalination plant at Mangalore refinery (4-Jul-2018)
  • Marubeni-led group wins Shuqaiq 3 project (4-Jul-2018)
  • IDA call for papers for Action4Good global conference (4-Jul-2018)
  • Ghana union opposes sale of Teshie-Nungua plant (4-Jul-2018)
  • Five Minutes With: Saravanan Padmanaban, Inge sales manager for the Indian subcontinent (4-Jul-2018)
  • Intel to adopt water reuse at Oregon factory (4-Jul-2018)
  • Jakarta's new plants poised to start supply (4-Jul-2018)
  • Kenya's a contender for IDA 2021 World Congress (4-Jul-2018)
  • Gradiant wins industrial ZLD contracts in India (4-Jul-2018)
  • Solar and wind give competitive edge, says Acwa Power (4-Jul-2018)
  • Five Minutes With: Hideo Shirakawa, East Asia managing director, Grundfos (4-Jul-2018)
  • Mangalore refinery project wins environmental approval (4-Jul-2018)
  • USBR awards $35.3 million to reuse projects in California (4-Jul-2018)
  • IDE to supply desalination for Teck copper mine (4-Jul-2018)
  • Egypt expedites 16 desalination projects (4-Jul-2018)
  • DEWA receives five bids for Hassyan advisory role (4-Jul-2018)
  • Saudi's PIF to raise stake in Acwa Power (4-Jul-2018)
  • German firm constructs solar plants in Kenya (4-Jul-2018)
  • Hawaii considers special bonds for solar desalination (4-Jul-2018)
  • Hitachi wins $8.8 million desalination project in the Maldives (4-Jul-2018)
  • Evoqua to supply UF system for Jurong Island project (4-Jul-2018)
  • Waves to Water Prize targets ocean-powered desal (4-Jul-2018)
  • Israel poised to approve Red Sea-Dead Sea project (4-Jul-2018)
  • Singapore International Water Week Turns 10 Years: Celebrating a Decade of Accomplishment in the Global Water Industry (4-Jul-2018)