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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Be your own consultant – make charts for presentations and get answers from desaldata’s catalogue of over 16,000 plants.

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Conference News: Desal2014

A few weeks ago, the Latin American Association for Desalination and Water Reuse (ALADYR) and Gecamin hosted their biannual summit, the 4th Latin American Congress on Desalination and Reuse, in Santiago, Chile. The three-day event was attended by nearly 300 participants from 20 countries, and numerous displays from companies and industries active in the Latin American and Global desalination industries.

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15 Dec 2014 Funding for desal R&D available

Proposal applications are being sought for two water treatment research funding opportunities under the Bureau of Reclamation’s Desalination and Water Purification Research and Development Program. Up to $1.4 million in funding will be available for research that will…

15 Dec 2014 Year-end events focus on industrial desal

Last week, even as oil prices hovered around $60/bbl, three desal and advanced water treatment events focused on the oil and gas and energy sectors. According to executive director Harold Fravel, the American Membrane Technology Conference’s (AMTA) Membrane…

15 Dec 2014 In brief: Nominations now open for Global Water Awards 2014

Countries Greece 10

Readers are reminded to visit to nominate the projects, companies and utilities that they believe should be recognized in each of 14 categories, including the best desal company, plant and deal of 2014. Nominations for the Global…

15 Dec 2014 In Brief: SCMA – RO O&M workshop

The South Central Membrane Association (SCMA) will host a workshop entitled RO Operation & Maintenance in Wichita Falls, Texas, on 4 February 2015. For information, visit

15 Dec 2014 In brief: Bid deadline for Kranji NEWater plant expansion

Countries Singapore 10

The deadline for the submission of tenders for the 22,710 m³/d (6 MGD) Kranji NEWater plant expansion in Singapore has been extended from 18 December until 15 January 2015.

15 Dec 2014 In brief: Doosan completes construction of Gijang Desalination Plant

Countries South Korea 10

Construction on Busan, Korea’s 45,460 m³/d (12 MGD) Gijang Desalination Plant has been completed. The plant, which is Korea’s first large-scale SWRO plant, was developed as an R&D project under the SeaHERO program and built by Doosan Heavy…

15 Dec 2014 In brief: Desal plant in Maldives shut down, causes water crisis

Countries Maldives 10

Following a 4 December electrical switch room fire, the Maldives Water and ‎Sewerage Company (MWSC), the sole provider of desalinated water in Malé, the capital city, had to cut water services to 130,000 people. The resulting water shortage…

15 Dec 2014 In brief: Kahramaa extends bid deadline for Ras Laffan Industrial Desal Facility

Countries Qatar 10

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has extended the deadline for submittal of bids for the Ras Laffan Industrial Desal Facility for a second time, until 23 February 2015. Ten bidders have been prequalified for the 136,380-159,110…


31 Dec 2014 Fujairah 3 IWPP

The initial plan was to launch the tender process for the project in the fourth quarter…

20 Dec 2014 Venus Rock Development, Paphos

In June 2014, the planned €241.5 million acquisition of the Venus Rock development by CGIG was…

6 Dec 2014 Sur IWP expansion

SDC is set to hold a shareholder meeting on 20 November to approve a new rights…

4 Dec 2014 Corpus Christi SWRO

To design, build and operate a 15-25MGD (56,775-94,625m3/d) SWRO plant to serve industrial clients in the…

20 Nov 2014 Sfax

SONEDE is expected to begin the process of procurement for the construction of the plant in…

20 Nov 2014 Tseung Kwan O

Black & Veatch is scheduled to deliver the results of its HK$11.6 million (US$1.5 million) feasibility…

20 Nov 2014 Sohar Industrial Port SWRO, stage 2

The deadline for submissions to an RFP issued in October has been extended to 1st December.…

20 Nov 2014 Barka I expansion ph. 2

The plant owner has received a letter of award by the Oman Power and Water Procurement…

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