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.
How desaldata can help you
Be your own consultant – make charts for presentations and get answers from desaldata’s catalogue of over 16,000 plants.

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3 Mar 2015 Santa Barbara working to reactivate mothballed desalination plant

California’s four-year drought created the statewide mantra: "Conserve, conserve, conserve." But this coastal city can soon add another word to its water-related lexicon: desalinate. Santa Barbara owns a mothballed plant — built more than 20 years ago during…

2 Mar 2015 WDR at the MTC in Orlando

In addition to today’s issue, WDR will distribute a mid-week conference issue on Wednesday, 4 March, and a conference wrap-up issue next Monday, 9 March. 

1 Mar 2015 SWCC to invite tenders for new desalination capacity

Countries Saudi Arabia 10

Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) is poised to invite tenders for its planned increase in water production in the kingdom to meet is soaring demand for potable water according to a recent report in MEED.  The…

27 Feb 2015 Jordan and Israel agree $900m Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline

Countries Jordan 10

Jordan and Israel signed an agreement on 26 February to go ahead with a World Bank-sponsored project to build a desalination plant in the Gulf of Aqaba and a pipeline linking the Red Sea with the Dead Sea.…

27 Feb 2015 Israel and Jordan seal water-swap deal

Countries Jordan 10

Israel and Jordan have signed a bilateral agreement to exchange water and pipe Red Sea desalination brines to the shrinking Dead Sea.

 Under the agreement, Jordan and Israel will share the potable water produced by a planned desalination…

27 Feb 2015 Oman assigns special tag to two desalination projects

Countries Oman 10

Oman has assigned "special project" status to two under-construction water desalination schemes on its Batinah coast to get around legal obstacles.  The special designation will pave the way for the procurement of the plants under the Sultanate’s Sector…

27 Feb 2015 First stage of Gaza desalination project completed

Countries Palestine State 10

The European Union and UNICEF have marked the completion of the first component of their joint project with Palestine’s water utilities to construct a € 10 million (US$ 11.2 million) desalination plant which will provide over 75,000 Palestinians…

27 Feb 2015 Hydranautics upgrades membrane projection software

Membrane solutions company, Hydranautics, has released the latest version of its membrane projection software sizing tool, Integrated Membrane Solutions Design 2015 (IMSDesign-2015) and ROData XL program which integrates proven normalization equations with Microsoft EXCEL.  IMSDesign-2015 was developed using…


19 Feb 2015 Chtouka

111,000m3/d SWRO (first phase) for irrigation in the region of Chtouka, where high-value agriculture (notably tomato-growing)…

19 Feb 2015 Jubail second-stage BWRO

Three bids are believed to have been submitted by the 10 January deadline. The bidders are…

5 Feb 2015 Formentera replacement

The contract has provisionally been awarded to Sadyt for €7.35 million (excl. VAT) after it satisfied…

4 Feb 2015 Jeddah 4

Black & Veatch has been formally confirmed by SWCC as the design and engineering advisor for…

2 Feb 2015 Corpus Christi SWRO

Freese and Nichols has been selected to provide owner’s representative services relating to the proposed plant.…

29 Jan 2015 Sohar Industrial Port SWRO, stage 2

Eight financial offers were opened by Majis on 28th January. The lowest bid was provided by…

29 Jan 2015 Goldsworthy desalter expansion, CA

In February 2015, South West Pump and Drilling, Inc. is due to start drilling the brackish…

28 Jan 2015 Formentera replacement

The following bids were opened on 22 January 2015: 1) Abeinsa/Inabensa/Abengoa (€10.035 million); 2) FCC Aqualia…

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