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.
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Water. desal + reuse: Top 20 stories for 2017
As an action-packed year draws to a close, we present the stories that caught the industry's collective interest in 2017.
Torrevieja desalination plant to double capacity
Spain's ministry of agriculture and environment is to double capacity at the Torrevieja desalination plant, reports local newspaper The Leader.
Kenya authorities signal desalination project in Lamu County
The LAPSSET Authority is to build a desalination facility in Lamu County, Kenya, reports Kenya News Agency.
Hong Kong awards mega waste-to-energy project to Keppel and Zhen Hau
Keppel Seghers Hong Kong and Zhen Hau Engineering have won a contract for a large scale integrated waste management project, to include a desalination plant, in Hong Kong.
ADB loans $120 million to desalination project in Jaffna, Sri Lanka
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to loan $120 million for a desalination project to supply Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka.
EBRD pledges €300 million for Ain Sokhna, Egypt, desalination project
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is to loan €300 million ($354 million) to Egypt for a desalination plant at Ain Sokhna, reports Egypt Today.
M&G Chemicals to sell Texas desalination facility amid bankruptcy
M&G Chemicals is to sell a desalination facility at its unfinished resins factory in Corpus Christi, Texas, as part of a wider divestiture, reports ICIS.
Omani nationals offered stake in Al Ghubra desalination plant
Muscat City Desalination Company (MCDC), the joint venture set up to run Al Ghubra desalination plant, Oman, is publicly offering its shares for sale.
Scheider Electric and Egypt in talks over desalination plans
Schneider Electric, the French energy management group, is in talks with Egypt's ministry of housing, utilities and urban communities about investing in desalination and wastewater treatment...
Water Corporation prepares to expand Perth desalination plant
Water Corporation of Western Australia has acquired 15.2 hectares of land adjacent to Perth desalination plant for a possible expansion of capacity, reports The West Australian.
Suez and Solvay win first contract in China to treat brine with AOP
Suez and Solvay have won their first contract in China to treat brine from a reverse osmosis desalination plant using a jointly developed advanced oxidation process.
Ocean conservationists challenge Huntington Beach decision in court
A coalition of environmental groups in California has filed a lawsuit challenging the State Lands Commission on its decision to approve amendments to Poseidon's environmental impact study for the...
FCC Aqualia buys back shares in Czech business
FCC Aqualia is buying back a 49 per cent stake in its water business in the Czech Republic that it sold to Mitsui in 2013.
Samsung files for arbitration against SWCC over Yanbu 3 cancellation
Samsung Engineering has asked the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) to begin arbitration proceedings against Saudi Arabia over the cancellation of its...
Acciona and GS Inima submit EoIs for desalination project in Fortaleza, Brazil
Cagece, the water utility of Ceara state, northeast Brazil, has received two expressions of interest for a 86,400 m3/d capacity seawater desalination plant to serve the metro region of state...
India's NIOT prepares detailed report on offshore desalination
The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) of India has finalised designs and submitted a detailed project report for an offshore desalination plant using low temperature thermal...
Sri Lanka issues RfP for desalination PPP at Hambantota
Sri Lanka Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade has issued a request for proposals (RfP) on a seawater desalination plant at Hambantota, in its Southern Province.
Read Sea-Dead Sea tender held up by diplomatic row
The Red Sea-Dead Sea project has hit a block after Israel's embassy in Jordan was closed in response to a shooting in July 2017.
Red Sea-Dead Sea tender held up by diplomatic row
Canada's Algonquin to buy controlling stake in Atlantica Yield