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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18 Aug 2014 SWRO Demo unit looks for new home

Located in southwest Los Angeles county, the West Basin Municipal Water District is best known for its long history of water reuse. In the mid-1990s, the District began using MF/RO to produce high-quality reclaimed water to create a…

18 Aug 2014 Brine squeezer improves RO recovery

Volume reduction of RO concentrate has become one of the hottest topics in desal. As the growth of inland desalination, industrial reuse and the treatment of oil and gas produced waters increases, so has the need to manage…

18 Aug 2014 Desal R&D projects receive funding

Nine research projects and pilot studies will share $1.4 million in funding under the Bureau of Reclamation’s Desalination and Water Purification Research Program. Four lab-scale research projects and three pilot test projects will receive first-year funding and two…

18 Aug 2014 Adsorbent reduces RO biofouling

BiAqua, a Netherlands-based start-up, has developed a new technology that it says will prevent biofouling in water treatment plants, including brackish and seawater RO pretreatment systems. Lute Broens, BiAqua’s CEO, told WDR, “The core of our solution is…

18 Aug 2014 Desal developer acquires O&M competence

Singapore-based Aqualyng announced last week that it has acquired Integrated Chemical and Environmental Systems (ICES), a Queensland, Australia-based service company. ICES was founded in 1999 and provides operation and maintenance services and chemicals to the public sector and…

18 Aug 2014 In Brief

Countries Mexico 10

Consolidated Water (CWCO) CEO Rick McTaggart provided an update on the 100 MGD (378,500 m³/d) SWRO plant that the company is developing in Rosarito, Mexico. He said that environmental impact studies for the project were submitted to Mexican…

18 Aug 2014 In Brief

Countries Colombia 10

Florida-based Genesis Water Technologies (GWT) said that it has completed a 250 m³/d (66,000 GPD) industrial water treatment pilot study in Colombia. Using a treatment train consisting of filtration, advanced oxidation and RO, the company treated oilfield produced…

18 Aug 2014 In Brief

California American Water (CalAm) is awaiting the results of its application for $1 million in funding for intake testing for its proposed Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project under the Department of Water Resources Proposition 50 desal grants program.…


22 Aug 2014 Cangzhou Bohai New Park Extension

22 Aug 2014 Cangzhou Bohai New Park Extension

12 Aug 2014 Santo Domingo Mine SWRO 2

12 Aug 2014 Santo Domingo Mine SWRO 1

11 Aug 2014 Gloucester CSG

The proposed plant forms part of AGL’s draft Extracted Water Management Strategy, which is currently under…

11 Aug 2014 Goldsworthy desalter expansion, CA

The bid deadline for the construction tender has been set at 16 September 2014. A pre-bid…

7 Aug 2014 Sohar Industrial Port SWRO, stage 2

Majis is still evaluating statements of qualification, although a shortlist of bidders for the project should…

7 Aug 2014 Al Zawra 3 SWRO plant, Ajman

The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) has agreed on a commercial structure for the project…

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