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Acwa, Suez, and Veolia among nine to answer desal RfQ from OPWP
Oman Power and Water Procurement has received nine requests for qualification from international players on its Barka/ North Al Batinah desalination project.
Taiwan's Kinmen Desalination Plant doubles capacity in upgrade
The Greater Kinmen Desalination Plant has reopened following a renovation which doubled capacity, reports Taiwan News.
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.
DuPont opens membrane factory in Saudi Arabia
DuPont Water Solutions has opened a new membrane manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia.
EWEC and ACWA Power sign water purchase agreement for world's largest RO desal plant
The $900 million Taweelah desalination IWP is expected to produce 909,200 cubic meters of water a day.
Biwater wins RO contract for Perris II Desalter in Southern California
Biwater Inc. has been awarded a contract to design, supply and supervise the installation and commissioning of a brackish reverse osmosis (RO) system for the Perris II Desalination Facility in the City of Menifee, Southern California.
Swcc and Hyrec sign MOU to use Hyrec's concentration technology at SWCC plants
Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) and Hyrec Technologies Ltd. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deploy Hyrec's Osmotically Assisted Reverse Osmosis (OARO) technology for Zero Liquid Discharge desalination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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.
Fluence and partners win $74M desalination contract in Egypt
Fluence Corporation Limited says a partnership between its Egyptian joint venture The International Co. for Water Services & Infrastructure (IWSI) and Hassan Allam EPC has been awarded a $74M EPC contract to design and construct a 40,000 m3/day seawater desalination plant, with capacity for future expansion to 80,000 m3/day.
New Report: Towards a global standard for water reuse
Does the world need a standard regulatory framework around water reuse, and what might this look like?
WorleyParsons and WatershipBlue team up to deliver large-scale floating desal plants
WorleyParsons and WatershipBlue have entered into a Master Services Agreement supporting the advisory, consulting, design, construction, and operation of waterships worldwide.
AMTA seeks new Executive Director
American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organisation starting in October 2019.
Egypt signs MOU with AquaSwiss
An Egyptian government organisation has signed an MOU with the Swiss desalination specialist, according to Egypt Today.
Israel poised to approve Red Sea-Dead Sea project
Approval for the Red Sea-Dead Sea desalination project could be given by the Israeli government before national elections scheduled for 9 April 2019, reports AL-Monitor.
Waves to Water Prize targets ocean-powered desal
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has introduced the Waves to Water Prize for wave-powered desalination technologies and is seeking feedback on the initiative.
Evoqua to supply UF system for Jurong Island project
Evoqua has won a contract to supply Memcor low-pressure membrane technology for the pre-treatment system at Jurong Island Desalination Plant.
Hitachi wins $8.8 million desalination project in the Maldives
Hitachi Aqua-Tech Engineering and Hitachi Capital Asia have won a water supply contract from Male Water & Sewerage Company in the Maldives.
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.
German firm constructs solar plants in Kenya
German technology company Boreal Light is to construct 19 solar-powered desalination plants across Kenya, reports energysiren.