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.

If you would like to sign up for a free trial, receive a quote, arrange a demo or discuss how a subscription to can give your company an edge in the industry, please contact

Ekaterina Edmondson , Account Manager
+44 (0)1865 208058

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23 Feb 2015 Israeli ‘desalination car’ launched for benefit of Marshall Islands

Countries Israel 10

Aiming to help the Republic of the Marshall Islands overcome its water shortage, the Foreign Ministry is facilitating the transfer of a mobile desalination vehicle to the tiny Pacific Ocean nation. Representatives from Hadera – based G.A.L. Water…

23 Feb 2015 OPWP shelves 1, adds 2 SWROs

Countries Oman 10

After deciding that the country’s northern region needed more than twice its planned new desal capacity, Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) said that it was postponing plans for its Shuwaiq independent water project (IWP) and that…

23 Feb 2015 Industrial Market report released

Countries United Kingdom 10

GWI has released its newest report, Industrial Water Technology Markets 2015, which takes a look at the industrial water and wastewater treatment market worth an estimated $20.6 billion in 2015, of which one-third is expected to be spent…

23 Feb 2015 2015 awards shortlist announced

Entrants for the 2015 Global Water Awards have been selected based on nominations received over the past six weeks. The shortlist for the desalination-related categories is summarized below, and a full list and further description of shortlisted entries…

23 Feb 2015 SWRO pretreatment tests completed

Countries Germany 10

akvolution Technologies—which will be rebranded as ‘akvola Technologies’ on 1 March—reports that it has successfully completed two pilot tests of its technology for two different applications: one for SWRO pretreatment and the second for oilfield produced water. Lucas…

23 Feb 2015 In brief: Polypore International to sell Separations Media products to Asahi Kasei

Breaking News: It was announced this morning that North Carolina-based Polypore International—whose Separations Media business includes Membrana Filtration and its Liqui-Cel membrane products—has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the company to Asahi Kasei.…

23 Feb 2015 People: Scott Jenkins

Scott Jenkins has joined the San Diego, California office of Michael Baker International (formerly, RBF Consulting) as a principal coastal engineer. Formerly a principal engineer with Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Dr Jenkins has 35 years of experience with…

23 Feb 2015 “There’s still time to register!”

So said AMTA administrative director Janet Jaworski in regards to next week’s AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference in Orlando, Florida. “Based on pre-registrations, we expect over 1,000 registrants and 86 exhibitors. Some of the five pre-conference workshops have room…


19 Feb 2015 Chtouka

111,000m3/d SWRO (first phase) for irrigation in the region of Chtouka, where high-value agriculture (notably tomato-growing)…

19 Feb 2015 Jubail second-stage BWRO

Three bids are believed to have been submitted by the 10 January deadline. The bidders are…

5 Feb 2015 Formentera replacement

The contract has provisionally been awarded to Sadyt for €7.35 million (excl. VAT) after it satisfied…

4 Feb 2015 Jeddah 4

Black & Veatch has been formally confirmed by SWCC as the design and engineering advisor for…

2 Feb 2015 Corpus Christi SWRO

Freese and Nichols has been selected to provide owner’s representative services relating to the proposed plant.…

29 Jan 2015 Sohar Industrial Port SWRO, stage 2

Eight financial offers were opened by Majis on 28th January. The lowest bid was provided by…

29 Jan 2015 Goldsworthy desalter expansion, CA

In February 2015, South West Pump and Drilling, Inc. is due to start drilling the brackish…

28 Jan 2015 Formentera replacement

The following bids were opened on 22 January 2015: 1) Abeinsa/Inabensa/Abengoa (€10.035 million); 2) FCC Aqualia…

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