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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16 Oct 2014 SB Plans To Restart Desalination Facility

Source Daily Nexus 10

In light of the current drought crisis in California, government officials in Santa Barbara are taking steps toward reopening the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Plant which has been in standby mode since the mid-90s. In May, the City…

14 Oct 2014 Singapore utility awards desalt deal to Chinese-led group

Countries Singapore 10

Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, has selected the BESIN-UEN consortium – led by China’s Beijing Enterprises Water Group (BEWG) – as the preferred bidder to construct the second reverse osmosis (RO) plant sited at Changi under a public/private…

14 Oct 2014 Researchers uncover new membrane fouling mechanism

Researchers have uncovered "an additional reverse osmosis (RO) membrane fouling mechanism" arising from organic compounds present in ultrafiltration (UF) permeate during wastewater desalination.  The study by scientists in Israel and Germany found that organic films that form on…

13 Oct 2014 Biwater awarded contract for IPR system in Southern California

Biwater has been awarded a contract to provide the complete turnkey design, supply and commissioning of a 100,000 GPD (380 m³/d) indirect potable reuse (IPR) treatment system for Southern California’s Padre Dam Municipal District. The system will be…

13 Oct 2014 In Brief: ZeeWeed membrane to use for Brussel’s wastewater treatment plant

Countries Belgium 10

A joint venture led by Vinci Environnement will use GE Power & Water’s ZeeWeed 500D UF membranes to convert a conventional municipal wastewater treatment plant in Brussels, Belgium, to employ MBR technology to meet new, stricter discharge limits.…

13 Oct 2014 In Brief: Koch announced membrane filtration project in Inner Mongolia

Countries Mongolia 10

Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) has announced the award of a third Chinese UF membrane project in as many weeks. The 57,600 m³/d (15.2 MGD) membrane filtration project will employ KMS’ Puron UF membranes to treat service water at…

13 Oct 2014 In Brief: Victaulic expands MasterSeal valve

Victaulic has expanded its MasterSeal valve line with its Series 461 stainless steel butterfly valve. The valve conforms to ASTM A351 Grade CF8M, the cast equivalent of type 316 stainless steel, with a patented seat design and groove…

13 Oct 2014 Cal Am in race to get slant well test approval

California’s water utility, California American Water (Cal Am), is locked in a legal battle and races against the Coastal Commission timetable and a threatened shore bird’s breeding season in its bid to construct a slant well test for…


28 Sep 2014 Punta Gorda new RO, FL

The project is understood to have been postponed after the Southwest Florida Water Management District recommended…

26 Sep 2014 Curtis Island LNG

The project as a whole received environmental approval from the Queensland State Government in September 2013,…

25 Sep 2014 Aguas Chañar SWRO

As of May 2014, the land on which to build the plant had been acquired. The…

25 Sep 2014 Arkansas City BWRO, KS

Engineering firm Burns & McDonnell will oversee pilot testing for four to six months. The client…

25 Sep 2014 Jaffna Peninsula

The ADB has chosen its individual consultant and the feasibility study is underway. After discussing the…

24 Sep 2014 City of Alice

To construct a brackish water desalination facility to serve the City of Alice. The City Council…

23 Sep 2014 Bowen Gas Project

To supply water treatment facilities to treat coal seam gas water produced at the proposed Bowen…

22 Sep 2014 Majis desalination O&M

O&M, with a contract lifespan of five years, and the option of a further two years.

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