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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17 Nov 2014 Acwa Power Barka to deliver new desalination plant

Countries Oman 10

Saudi Arabian power plant developer and operator Acwa Power has announced that its listed Oman subsidiary, Acwa Power Barka, has received a letter of award from Oman’s Power and Water Procurement (OPWP) Company to build a new plant…

17 Nov 2014 Regulator halts desal project

United Water New York has been directed to discontinue the development of its proposed 7.5 MGD (28,385 m³/d), Haverstraw Desalination Plant on the Hudson River’s western shore, 35 miles (56km) north of New York City. The $150 million…

17 Nov 2014 2nd largest SWRO commissioned

Countries Algeria 10

Last week, Singapore-based Hyflux officially opened its 500,000 m³/d (132 MGD) Magtaa SWRO plant in northwest Algeria. The 25-train plant includes an offshore open ocean intake, Kristal UF pretreatment, Energy Recovery’s turbochargers and a submerged diffuser concentrate discharge…

17 Nov 2014 ROSA, UFlow, cadix, IXcal to be upgraded

Dow Water & Process Solutions has begun beta-testing its WAVE digital modeling tool with internal users and select customers, and plans for a full 2015 commercial launch. The Water Application Value Engine, or WAVE, employs a powerful process…

17 Nov 2014 In brief: Search for consultant for Al Zawra 3 SWRO plant begins

The Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA) is to begin searching for a consultant for its planned 136,380 m³/d (36 MGD) Al Zawra 3 SWRO plant in Ajman, UAE later this month. An RFP seeking a contractor is…

17 Nov 2014 People: Enrique Gómez Cisneros

Countries Mexico 10

Koch Membrane Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Enrique Gómez Cisneros as sales manager for Mexico and Central America. He formerly held positions at Siemens Water Technologies and Vogelsang. He will be based in Mexico City and may…

17 Nov 2014 Jobs: Applied Membranes Inc.

Applied Membranes Inc., of Vista, California, is seeking an Engineering Manager with experience in RO/UF. Apply at

17 Nov 2014 Jobs: SPI

SPI, a Carlsbad, California-based consulting engineering firm, is recruiting for a Project Engineer. See details at and email resume to


29 Oct 2014 Goldsworthy desalter expansion, CA

An RFP for the construction of the additional RO capacity is likely to be sent out…

28 Oct 2014 Karachi Port

The deadline for consultants to submit statements of qualification relating to the contract has been set…

23 Oct 2014 Ekerem desalination project

The tender bid deadline was 25 July, however, the client has delayed the project for undisclosed…

21 Oct 2014 Tia Maria Copper Mine

The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines gave its approval for the environmental impact assessment in…

7 Oct 2014 West Basin

Four bidders responded to the RFP seeking a consultant to conduct a subsurface intake study in…

6 Oct 2014 Tamanrasset (formerly Ain Salah)

The tender for the plant launched in July 2013 was declared void.

3 Oct 2014 Taca Taca BWRO

First Quantum Minerals’ takeover of Lumina Copper Corp., which has a 100% interest in the Taca…

2 Oct 2014 Onslow Water Supply Scheme

Tender submissions for the EPC contract are still under review, a Chevron spokesman told GWI. Geotechnical…

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