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Kenya's a contender for IDA 2021 World Congress
The International Desalination Association (IDA) has shortlisted Mombasa, Kenya, among four finalists to host its 2021 World Congress, reports The Star.
South Australia Water kicks off public consultation on desalination plant
South Australia Water (SA Water) has kicked off a public consultation on an $80 million desalination plant project at Sleaford Bay on the Eyre Peninsula.
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.
Five Minutes With: Rod Naylor, GHD market leader for water, Australia
Rod Naylor is to join GHD as market leader for water in Australia, where the firm has worked on all the big six desalination plants
BHP sponsors Water in Mining conference
BHP joins Suez and Stantec in sponsoring this year's global Water in Mining event in Toronto.
WorleyParsons acquires Jacobs' energy, chemicals, and resources division
Australia's WorleyParsons is purchasing the energy, chemicals, and resources (ECR) division of Jacobs in the US for $3.3 billion, comprising $2.6 billion in cash and 58.2 million WorleyParsons shares.
US Govt to facilitate $6bn in funding for water infrastructure projects
The US EPA has submitted a draft Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Applications for Credit Assistance under theWater Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program.
Essel Infraprojects wins Gujarat desalination contract
Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL) of India has won a contract for a large-scale desalination plant at Jodiya, on the Gulf of Kutch, Gujarat.
AquaVenture secures $50 million for Ghana plant acquisition
AquaVenture has secured $50 million in project financing for its acquisition of Accra desalination plant, Ghana.
Hawaii considers special bonds for solar desalination
Hawaii Island is looking to introduce new special purpose bonds to build and operate solar-powered desalination plants, reports westhawaiitoday.com.
Israel issues tender for Sorek 2 mega-size desalination plant
The Israeli authorities have issued a tender for Sorek 2 desalination plant, reports business title Globes.
Intel to adopt water reuse at Oregon factory
Semi-conductor manufacturer Intel has secured $120 million in tax-free bonds from Oregon state, US, to partially finance a water reuse project at its production facility, reports Oregon Live.
Bluewater Bio bags Bahraini upgrade project
Bluewater Bio of the UK has won a project to upgrade Tubli wastewater treatment plant in Bahrain that will more than double the plant's capacity for water reuse.
EU gives $34 million to expand capacity and grow reuse at As Samra, Jordan
The European Union (EU) has granted €30 million ($34 million) to expand capacity and increase water reuse at As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan.
Metito circles potential acquisition in Turkey
Metito, the Dubai-based water treatment company, is eyeing an acquisition in Turkey, reports The National.
Chile predicts 230 per cent rise in seawater use in mining
Projections from the Chilean Ministry of Mines are for 230 per cent growth in use of seawater by the nation's copper mining industry in the next 10 years.
Most-read: our top 20 stories of 2018
The year 2018 was dominated by big project tenders in the Middle East, especially Saudi Arabia. Water. desalination + reuse rounds up the top stories from our industry.
US DoE announces $100 million for Energy-Water Desalination Hub
The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced $100 million in funding to establish an Energy-Water Desalination Hub.
Va Tech Wabag secures Tunisian desalination project
VA Tech Wabag has secured a contract for a 50,000 m3/d desalination plant in Zarat, Gabes governorate, Tunisia.
Kuwait Fund finances four desalination plants in Egypt
Kuwait Fund is to loan Egypt KWD 15 million ($49 million) to construct four desalination plants in South Sinai governorate.