News related to 'Suez and Mitsubishi on shortlist for Red Sea Dead Sea project'
Top 20 water-stressed countries with solar potential
The World Resources Institute (WRI) has named the world's top 20 most water-stressed countries which have the most solar energy potential.
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.
Egypt pledges $51 billion for water projects over 20 years
Egypt is stepping up efforts to address water scarcity, pledging EGP 900 billion ($51 billion) for a national water management plan over 20 years.
AMTA unveils annual gongs for membrane experts
The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) has conferred its annual roster of awards for membrane specialists, include its Lifetime Service Award, Hall of Fame Awards, and Operator of the Year Award.
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.
Jordan's $2.82 billion development to include desalination
Jordan has unveiled a project to develop a zone north of Aqaba of 109 kilometres squared, to include desalination capacity of 329,000 m3/d.
Egypt finalises finance for south Sinai desal plants
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) is to loan $100 million to the government of Egypt, completing the finance for five desalination plans in south Sinai.
Saudi Arabia's WEC pre-qualifies bidders for Shuqaiq 3
Saudi Arabia's Water and Electricity Company (WEC) has pre-qualified 15 companies for Shuqaiq 3 desalination plant project.
SWCC procures three floating desalination units
Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation has procured three desalination units to provide floating capacity of 150,000 m3/d of drinking water over 20 years.
Metito wins desal and solar project in Saudi city development
Metito, the UAE-based developer, has beat 10 international and local bidders to win a SAR 220 million ($58.7 million) contract for a desalination and solar power project at King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia.
Saudi's Al-Fadhli gets the go-ahead for nine new desalination plants
Saudi Arabia has an ambitious $530 million programme to build nine new desalination plants on the Red Sea coast within 18 months, the minister of environment, water and agriculture Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli has revealed.
Bidding shapes up for Shuqaiq 3 desal plant
Five consortia have bid for Shuqaiq 3 desalination plant project in Saudi Arabia, a public-private partnership expected to include a 25-year concession.
Saudi Arabia to build solar-powered, adsorption desalination plant
Saudi Arabia is building a solar-powered desalination plant using adsoprtion technology, in one of seven strategic projects that include the nation's first nuclear research reactor.
US EPA mulls new rules on wastewater in oil and gas
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering whether to introduce new federal rules on wastewater management in the oil and gas industry, reports Oil & Gas Journal.
ACWA Power advances Asia ambitions with Energy China MoU
ACWA Power has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with state-owned China Energy Engineering Corporation (Energy China), in a move that will support its growth in Asia.
Delek completes purchase of Veridis in Israel
Delek Automotive Systems (DAS) has completed the acquisition of 70 per cent of desalination and environment company Veridis for ILS 922 million ($252 million), reports Globes.
IDE pays $53.3 million for 49 per cent of Sorek desalination plant
IDE is to acquire 49 per cent of Sorek desalination plant from Hong Kong-based Hutchinson Water for ILS 190 million ($53.3 million), reports Haaretz.
Israel kicks off pre-quals for large scale desalination plant
Israel has called for pre-qualification bids for planning, financing, constructing, and operating a new large scale desalination plant at Sorek.
Israeli water minister floats plan for two new desal plants
Israel's minster of infrastructure, energy and water Yuval Steinitz has floated a plan to build two new desalination plants, reports Reuters.
ADWEA pre-qualifies 25 firms for Taweela desalination project
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) has pre-qualified 25 bidders for its mega desalination project at Taweela.