Incorporating the IDA Desalination Plants Inventory

Welcome to is a groundbreaking business development and consultancy package from the publishers of Global Water Intelligence in association with IDA. It is revolutionising the ways in which companies work in the desalination sector, by bringing together a powerful set of analytical tools alongside an intuitive user interface.


Download the IDA Desalting Inventory – a spreadsheet which catalogues desalination facilities contracted and under construction since 1945, based on over 25 years of annual industry surveys. Previously printed annually in book form by Klaus Wangnick, it was incorporated into DesalData in 2008.
Find planned and online desalination projects, plus desal news from countries worldwide using the zoomable map.
In-depth profiles of over 100 companies operating in the desalination sector
Exclusive profiles of specialist areas of desalination from Global Water Intelligence, plus the first four chapters of Desalination Markets 2010 – a complete reference to the dynamics of desalination industry including technologies, financing, and market drivers. Country profiles are also available to subscribers.
Search for UF/MF pretreatment installations within desal technologies.
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Be your own consultant – make charts for presentations and get answers from desaldata’s catalogue of over 16,000 plants.

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15 Sep 2014 Santa Barbara seeks DBO contractor

Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) for turnkey, design-build-operate (DBO) contractors are being sought by the City of Santa Barbara as it continues to prepare to reactivate its 3,125 AFY (10,560 m³/d) Charles Meyer Seawater Desalination Plant. The plant, which…

15 Sep 2014 Company News: With extreme prejudice

“Effective immediately, [Energy Recovery] has terminated the employment relationship with its Senior Vice President of Sales, Borja Sanchez-Blanco, for cause.” So began what may be the most vitriolic press release that the desal industry has ever seen. But…

15 Sep 2014 Texas: The breath of hell

While delivering an introductory speech at last week’s Texas Desal 2014 Conference in Austin, State Representative Lyle Larson stood at a podium flanked by two large Texas maps in which the majority of the state was colored bright…

15 Sep 2014 29th annual WateReuse symposium

Five hundred delegates attended last week’s 29th Annual WateReuse Symposium in Dallas, Texas. Although WDR did not compare the 2014 agenda with those of the past, this year’s event seemed to have had a much stronger direct potable…

15 Sep 2014 29th Annual WateReuse Symposium: Awards

Projects, utilities, people recognized During last week’s 29th Annual WateReuse Symposium in Dallas, Texas, the WateReuse Association presented its 2014 Award Winners in the following categories: WateReuse Project of the Year, Large Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center…

15 Sep 2014 In brief: Young Leaders Program Webinar

The IDA Young Leaders Program (YLP) will host a free webinar this Wednesday, 17 September, entitled Optimizing Forward Osmosis Applications. The presentation will be given by Dr Nathan Hancock, the senior director of R&D at Oasys Water, and…

15 Sep 2014 In Brief: IDA accepting application for 2014-2014 Fellowship Award Program

The IDA is accepting applications for its 2014-2015 Fellowship Award Program, which is intended to facilitate the advancement of expertise on desal and water reuse by fostering the sharing of knowledge. The award consists of two parts, a…

8 Sep 2014 In Brief: Aquarion Russia

Switzerland-based Aquarion has established Aquarion Russia in Kazan, the Republic of Tatarstan, which will focus on providing advanced treatment solutions to industrial customers in Russia and the CIS, with particular emphasis on the upstream and downstream oil and…


22 Aug 2014 Cangzhou Bohai New Park Extension

22 Aug 2014 Cangzhou Bohai New Park Extension

21 Aug 2014 El Tarf

In late July, water minister Hocine Necib reiterated Algeria’s desire to build this planned SWRO plant…

21 Aug 2014 Oued Sebt

In late July, water minister Hocine Necib reiterated Algeria’s desire to build this SWRO plant using…

21 Aug 2014 Béjaïa

Faycal Reda Laraba, former chief executive of AEC, had announced the revival of the plant in…

12 Aug 2014 Santo Domingo Mine SWRO 2

12 Aug 2014 Santo Domingo Mine SWRO 1

11 Aug 2014 Gloucester CSG

The proposed plant forms part of AGL’s draft Extracted Water Management Strategy, which is currently under…

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