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China to sell off-the-shelf floating nuclear desalination units
Chinese state-owned China National Nuclear Power (CNNP) has formed a new joint venture company to build floating nuclear power and seawater desalination plants.
Protests erupt as Libya plant closes on lack of chemicals
Protests have erupted in Tobruk, Libya, following the closure of its desalination plant due to a lack of chemicals, reports SciDev.Net.
Az Zour North desal plant powers down to avoid oil spill
The desalination plant at Az Zour North in Kuwait has escaped damage from a nearby oil spill after temporarily shutting down.
BHP and Coldeco push forward Chilean desal projects
Two major desalination projects to support the copper mining industry in Chile are moving ahead, reports Reuters.
Greece invests in desalination for remote Dodecanese island
Greece's General Secretariat for the Aegean and Island Policy and the country's shipping industry have signed a €870,000 ($1 million) contract to build a desalination plant on Kastellorizo island,...
Cape Town to 'forcibly restrict' usage, as desal tender nears
The City of Cape Town has called on residents to adhere to its 87-litres a day rule on water, as it emerged that usage is outstripping safe levels.
Desal project in Thane, India, draws legal challenge
A desalination plant project to supply the city of Thane, in Maharashtra, India, has come under fire from activists and politicians who oppose the local authority's plan, reports Mumbai Mirror.
GE to retrofit Florida plant with membranes over media filtration
GE Water & Process Technologies is to retrofit Lake Manatee Water Treatment Plant in Florida, US, with its ZeeWeed 1000 ultrafiltration membranes.
CH2M is snapped up by Jacobs Engineering for $2.85 billion
Jacobs Engineering Group has acquired CH2M for $2.85 billion creating a global engineering firm of $15 billion in revenue.
Doosan Hydro becomes SafBon Water Technology following acquisition
Doosan Hydro Technology has changed its named to SafBon Water Technology following its acquisition by SafBon Water Service of Shanghai, in May 2017.
FEWA to triple capacity at Ghalilah desalination plant
The UAE's Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) is to increase capacity of Ghalilah desalination plant, reports the country's official news agency WAM.
Oman's Marafiq extends bidding deadline for Duqm power and water project
Omani utility Marafiq has extended the bidding deadline for Duqm power and water project from 1 August to 15 September 2017, reports Times of Oman.
Saudi's WEC seeks developers for Rabigh 3 IWP mega plant
Saudi Arabia's Water and Electricity Company (WEC) is seeking expressions of interest for a mega SWRO project in Rabigh, north of Jeddah.
Markhoff to head Suez WTS amid 'very good spirit' between teams
Suez has named GE Water CEO Heiner Markhoff as chief executive of Suez Water Technologies & Solutions (Suez WTS), the new business unit that will be formed when its acquisition of GE Water closes...
Water reuse demo plant gets the green light in California
The Metropolitan District of Southern California has taken a step closer to developing one of the world's largest water recycling systems.
Tunisia's SONEDE secures $328 million for Sfax seawater desal project
Tunisia's national water utility SONEDE has secured a loan of JPY 36.7 billion ($328 million) from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to build a seawater desalination plant at Sfax.
China publishes details of country's desalination capacity
A new report on seawater usage in China published by the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) has revealed that the country produces 1.18 million m3/d of desalinated water, reports Xinhuanet.com.
PUB partners with SWCC and Water Corporation on shared challenges
Singapore's national water agency, PUB, has formed two new knowledge sharing partnerships with key international water utilities through memorandums of understanding (MOUs) signed at Singapore...
Evoqua continues water technology purchasing spree
Evoqua has continued on its acquisition trail with a clutch of purchases covering wastewater solutions and irrigation components.
Pall Water expands supply deal with LA's West Basin Municipal Water District