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

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30 Jun 2015 Evoqua’s Electrochemical Desalination Reduces Energy Use, Costs, Facility Footprint

Evoqua Water Technologies has launched the next generation in electrochemical desalination that utilizes tunable technology that the company says can reduce energy costs by as much as 30 percent in initial trials with the potential for even more.…

29 Jun 2015 Chesapeake to use desalination plant for Mexico project

Countries Mexico 10

Chesapeake Gold plans to use desalinated seawater from the Pacific coast to supply water for its 100%-owned Metates project, in Durango state, Mexico. “Besides the economic benefits, desalination decouples the water supply and demand for Metates. In the…

29 Jun 2015 Proposed Southern California Edison Additional Desalination Unit

The City of Avalon has been working closely with Southern California Edison regarding the proposed addition of a second desalination unit at SCE’s Pebbly Beach facility, with output capacity of approximately 150,000 to 200,000 additional gallons of freshwater…

29 Jun 2015 Carlsbad’s desalination pipeline is complete

Source 10news.Com 10

A 10-mile pipeline that connects a desalination plant in Carlsbad to the San Diego County Water Authority’s distribution system was completed Monday. Poseidon Water, the builder of the plant, and the water authority announced that the last 54-inch…

28 Jun 2015 Kuwait launches its largest desalination management project

Countries Kuwait 10

Kuwait University’s faculty of engineering has launched the Gulf state’s largest-ever water desalination and management project. The project will be implemented jointly by the Kuwait University and the Kuwait Centre for Natural Resources and the Environment (CNRE) at…

28 Jun 2015 Pakistan province pushes delayed desalination project

Countries Pakistan 10

Pakistan’s National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, has pushed the bureau’s Balochistan arm to bring a long-awaited 2 Ml/d desalination plant at Karwat, Gwadar finally into operation. The plant has started functioning for the past three…

26 Jun 2015 Water for all: Gwadar desalination plant ready after probe

Countries Pakistan 10

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry had directed the bureau’s Balochistan chapter to expedite work on a desalination plant in Karwat, Gwadar. The two million gallons daily plant, which has been pending since long, has finally…

25 Jun 2015 Governor signs bill to advance seawater desalination

Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill to further desalination efforts in Texas, especially in connection with the state’s most stable source of water: the sea. The Republican governor signed House Bill 2031 Friday, which will allow for treating…


2 Jul 2015 Masdar renewable energy desalination programme

19 May 2015 Monterey Bay Regional Water Project, CA

DeepWater Desal is understood to be preparing a $3 million offering of Series A-1 preferred units…

7 May 2015 Sherman RO expansion, TX

On 6th May 2015, the Texas Water Development Board approved a prioritised shortlist of projects which…

7 May 2015 St. Johns River desal, FL

Of the four firms which submitted statements of qualification in response to the RFQ seeking a…

7 May 2015 Brazosport BWRO, TX

On 6th May 2015, the Texas Water Development Board approved a prioritised shortlist of projects which…

6 May 2015 Charles Meyer Desalination Plant refit, Santa Barbara, CA

The IDE/Kiewit consortium has emerged as the top-ranked bidder for the plant retrofit, with an NPV…

6 May 2015 Richard A. Reynolds Desalination Facility Expansion

Following the release of CH2M Hill’s final design in April 2015, the client has now issued…

6 May 2015 Djibouti SWRO (formerly Doraleh)

A consortium comprising Cabinet Merlin and ILF has been awarded the supervisory contract for the project.…

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