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

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27 Oct 2014 7 new DPR research projects funded

During last month’s WateReuse conference in Dallas, the WRRF Research Advisory Committee met to develop new direct potable reuse (DPR) projects for funding. The Committee recommended seven new projects totalling more than $1 million, which have now been…

27 Oct 2014 Membrane offers promise, raises questions

Countries Singapore 10

For more than six years, researchers at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have been working to develop membranes incorporating titanium dioxide (TiO2) crystals. At least 100 papers have been published and seven patents granted based on their work, most…

27 Oct 2014 R&D Centre appoints new director

Countries Australia 10

University of New South Wales (UNSW) Professor Greg Leslie has been appointed as director of the UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology. Located at the University of New South Wales, the center is one of the oldest,…

27 Oct 2014 Transition: Austin F. McCormack Jr.

Austin McCormack, the founder of McCormack Corporation, died on 16 October. He was 90. His water treatment career began at Permutit in 1946, and he left the company in 1964 to found the McCormack Equipment Company in Dallas,…

27 Oct 2014 In brief: AMTA to hold technology transfer workshop

The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) will hold a technology transfer workshop entitled Membrane Use in Petroleum & Mineral Mining in Keystone, Colorado, on 9-11 December. For the conference brochure, visit

27 Oct 2014 In brief: IDE Technologies to lay off 50 employees

Countries Israel 10

GWI has reported that IDE Technologies will lay off 50 of its 450 Israeli employees in response to the tightening domestic desal market. The company, which has 550 total employees, said that this is its first cutback in…

27 Oct 2014 In brief: inge GmbH to supply UF membrane in India’s Janmagar SWRO

Countries India 10

inge GmbH has been awarded a contract to supply its UF membrane technology for a 168,000 m³/d (44.4 MGD) SWRO plant in Jamnagar, India. The project will supply process water to the Reliance Refinery, and is being built…

27 Oct 2014 In brief: SCMA to conduct workshop on RO membranes

The South Central Membrane Association (SCMA) will hold a workshop entitled RO Maintenance & Case Histories in El Paso, Texas, on 12 November. The workshop will be held at the El Paso Utilities TecH2O Center. For more information,…


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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