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DEWA and Saudi Aramco sign MoU on R&D
The Dubai Water and Electricity Authority and Saudi Aramco have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to include research and development (R&D) on desalination.
UN urges desalination industry to improve on brine
The United Nations has called on the desalination industry to clean up its act on brine as the number of desalination plants worldwide continues to climb.
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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 National Alliance for Water Innovation selected to Lead Energy-Water Desalination Hub
The US Department of Energy has announced the selection of the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) to lead its Energy-Water Desalination Hub, intended to tackle water security issues.
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.
Punjab to fund groundwater desalination pilot
The chief minister of Punjab state in India has earmarked INR 25 million ($351,050) for a groundwater desalination pilot project.
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.
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.
Egypt expedites 16 desalination projects
Egypt is developing 35 desalination plants of which 16 are marked urgent, reports Al Borsa.
IDE to supply desalination for Teck copper mine
IDE is to design and supply a modular desalination plant for Teck Resources' Quebrada Blanca copper mine extension project in northern Chile.
Mangalore refinery project wins environmental approval
The proposal to build the first seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant in Karnataka state, India, has won Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance, reports The Hindu.