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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27 Jan 2015 Desalination and the solar solution

Countries Egypt 10

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, the late Richard Smalley, once ranked the “top 10 problems of humanity for the next 50 years”. Interestingly, energy and water came in first and second on that list. His rationale for energy featuring…

26 Jan 2015 Water Rate Increase Approved to Fund Desalination Plant

Source Daily Nexus 10

The Santa Barbara City Council approved raising water rates in order to amass the $40 million needed to reactivate the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Plant. The City of Santa Barbara built the reverse osmosis desalination facility to meet…

26 Jan 2015 In brief: Suez, Masdar and ADFEC collaborate on solar powered SWRO research study

GDF Suez, Suez Environnement, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company have signed a research contract to study solar-powered SWRO, and select “the most practical and economical PV and solar thermal energy technologies”.…

26 Jan 2015 In brief: Wetsus new facility

Countries Netherlands 10

Wetsus, the Netherlands’ top technical institute for water technology, has moved into its new building. Its new address is: Oostergoweg 9, MA Leeuwarden, and all email addresses and phone numbers will remain the same.

26 Jan 2015 In brief: Itochu and Sasakura received Shuaiba Phase 2 contract

Countries Saudi Arabia 10

Itochu Corporation and Sasakura Engineering said last week that they have received confirmation from the Saline Water Conversion Corporation of the award of a MED-TVC desalination project with a production capacity of 91,200 m³/d (24 MGD) for Saudi…

26 Jan 2015 Upcoming desal & reuse related events

1-3 February (USA): The WateReuse Association will hold its 2015 Industrial and Commercial Water Reuse Conference in Austin, Texas. For information, visit 19-20 February (USA): The Multi-State Salinity Coalition will hold its 2015 Annual Salinity Summit and…

26 Jan 2015 Water veteran moves to private sector

IDE Technologies has appointed Mark Ellison as its Austin, Texas-based regional sales director. He most recently served as the manager of Texas’ strategic water initiatives for Governor Rick Perry and was formerly a special advisor on economic development…

26 Jan 2015 People: Young Chul Choi

Young Chul Choi has joined RTI International as the director of water technology in RTI’s Energy Technology Division. Dr Choi will focus on developing new process technologies in the Water Energy Nexus. He has most recently served as…


11 Dec 2014 Huntington Beach SWRO, CA

A public workshop was scheduled to be held on 10 December 2014. In October, an Independent…

10 Dec 2014 SAKO Desalination and power plant phase 1

To build, own and operate a power and water complex on the north coast of the…

10 Dec 2014 SAKO Desalination and power plant phase 2

To build, own and operate a power and water complex on the north coast of the…

4 Dec 2014 Corpus Christi SWRO

To design, build and operate a 15-25MGD (56,775-94,625m3/d) SWRO plant to serve industrial clients in the…

4 Dec 2014 Sohar Industrial Port SWRO, stage 2

Eight offers from pre-qualified bidders were opened by Majis on 1st December: 1) Abeinsa; 2) Acciona/Larsen…

4 Dec 2014 Sur IWP expansion

A shareholder meeting to approve a new rights issue aimed at funding the expansion will now…

4 Dec 2014 Jaffna Peninsula

The independent consultant, Nikolay Voutchkov, has completed his feasibility study and presented his findings, which identify…

3 Dec 2014 Djibouti BWRO (formerly Doraleh)

Statements of qualification relating to the DBO contract are due in by 8th January 2015. Following…

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