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UN urges desalination industry to improve on brine
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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.
Kuwait requests proposals for Az Zhour North and Al Khairan
Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has issued a request for proposals on Az Zour North phase two and three and Al Khairan phase one power and desalination projects.
Oman awards $483 million power and water PPP to Thai firm
State-owned Oman Oil Company (OOC) has awarded an independent power and water project to Thai energy and water specialist Gulf Energy Development Public Co (Gulf).
Kuwait gifts desalination to Iraq, to quell water quality concerns
Kuwait has provided four desalination units to its neighbour Iraq, amid civil unrest over poor services including the quality of drinking water.
Kuwait calls for EoIs on two power and water PPPs
The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has requested expressions of interest (EoIs) on two separate power and water projects to be delivered as public-private partnerships (PPPs).
Piedmont signs new supply and distribution contracts
Piedmont, a producer of corrosion resistant equipment for desalination plants, has signed a roster of new supply and partner distribution agreements globally.
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.
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.
Final call for papers for IDA World Congress 2019
The International Desalination Association (IDA) has issued a final call for papers for its IDA World Congress 2019 in Dubai, 20 to 24 October 2019.
Sydney Desalination Plant poised for reactivation
Sydney Desalination Plant is to be reactivated on Saturday 26 January 2019 when dam levels are expected to reach 60 per cent - the trigger level for plant reactivation.
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.
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.
Seychelles expands Providence desalination plant
The Seychelles Public Utilities Corporation (PUC) is expanding its main desalination plant by adding 4,500 m3/d of new capacity, reports Seychelles News Agency.
ArcelorMittal to award desal project in Brazil
Steelmaker ArcelorMittal is close to appointing a firm to build a desalination plant at its operation in Brazil, reports Reuters.
AquaVenture secures $50 million for Ghana plant acquisition
AquaVenture has secured $50 million in project financing for its acquisition of Accra desalination plant, Ghana.
Poseidon defeats legal challenge to Huntington Beach project
Sacramento Superior Court, California, has rejected a lawsuit demanding that developer Poseidon produce a new environmental study on the proposed Huntington Beach Desalination Plant project.
Saudi's WEC prequalifies eight firms for supervisory contract
Saudi Arabia's Water and Electricity Company (WEC) has pre-qualified eight companies to provide supervisory consultancy services on its desalination projects.
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.
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.