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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7 Jul 2015 Israeli desalination firm named one of world’s smartest companies

Source Israel Hayom 10
Countries Israel 10

IDE Technologies ranks 18th on annual MIT Technology Review list of world’s smartest companies. IDE is "offering more affordable water desalination at a scale never before achieved," MIT Technology Review says. IDE Technologies, an Israeli water desalination company,…

6 Jul 2015 Salt water quirk key to bubble desalination

Source Phys Org.Com 10
Countries Australia 10

A team of Murdoch University researchers have designed an efficient, small-scale greenhouse combining desalination with food production. They say the Bubble-Greenhouse represents an easy-to-operate, low-maintenance option for remote regions and communities faced with groundwater salinity issues. The key…

6 Jul 2015 Baja California turns to desalination

Countries Mexico 10

Far from the Colorado River, Baja California’s coastal regions are increasingly looking to alternative sources of supply — and desalination has become a favored option. Set to launch operations in 2017, the state’s first utility-scale ocean desalination plant…

5 Jul 2015 Ghantoot desalination plants look to improve on traditional methods

Source The National 10

Four new desalination plants that will trial energy-effective methods of producing potable water are being built along the coast at Ghantoot. The project is a partnership between Abu Dhabi clean energy company Masdar and four technology firms. Earlier…

5 Jul 2015 Spanish province seeks to coax farmers to use desalinated water

Countries Spain 10

The new provincial government for Valencia, Spain is seeking to encourage farmers to use desalinated water to irrigate their fields in the face of strong farming community reluctance due to high cost and low quality. Community president, Ximo…

5 Jul 2015 Trials begin at new Oman desalination plant

Countries Oman 10

A new 210 Ml/d desalination plant in Ghubra, Oman has begun trial operations. 
"The new Ghubra desalination plant will gradually reduce the problems of shortage of water supply, contribute in raising the water level at the main distribution…

2 Jul 2015 New plant to ease water crunch in Oman

Source Times Of Oman 10
Countries Oman 10

The new desalination plant in Ghubra, that has begun its trial operations on Thursday, will ease the water shortage problems, the top official of the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW), has said. “The new Ghubra desalination…

30 Jun 2015 Avalon ponders second desalination plant to curb rationing

The city of Avalon on Catalina Island, California is considering a US$ 0.5 million contribution to a proposed second desalination unit in a bid to avoid further water rationing. The 0.75-1 Ml/d proposed plant at Southern California Edison’s…


7 Jul 2015 Metates

On 26 June 2015, Chesapeake Gold announced that it had decided to adopt desalination as the…

6 Jul 2015 Perris II

A presolicitation notice was released on 22 June 2015 relating to the drilling of two new…

6 Jul 2015 Ekerem desalination project

The client shortlisted 12 of the 21 companies that submitted prequalification documents, although it has since…

6 Jul 2015 Mamelles (formerly Dakar RO)

Consulting engineer Nippon Koei is expected to complete its feasibility study in October 2015. SONES’s aim…

6 Jul 2015 Al Zawra 3 SWRO plant, Ajman

The client has opened proposals from three companies interested in the contract to carry out bid…

2 Jul 2015 Kinmen expansion

The tender documents have been finalised and are expected to recieve final approval from the government…

2 Jul 2015 Magong Second Desalination Plant, Penghu

Tender documents have been reviewed in consultation with the public and finalised. The bidding process is…

2 Jul 2015 East Water Treatment Plant

NorrisLeal is undertaking full design of both the RO system and the discharge pipeline. A construction…

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