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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24 Mar 2015 Remote project a proof of concept for eco-friendly desalination

Source Phys Org.Com 10

In the past water desalination has been identified with industrial-scale, energy hungry plants but researchers working at a remote Indigenous community In Western Australia have proved portable, solar-powered desalination can provide cost-effective water security for a small community.…

23 Mar 2015 PUB moves to protect desalination plants from algae in seawater

Source Today Online 10
Countries Singapore 10

With the drier weather conditions of late, national water agency PUB has for the first time installed silt curtains at the waters off Tuaspring and Singspring desalination plants, to protect the plants’ reverse osmosis membranes from higher levels…

23 Mar 2015 RFP issued for mega-project tech review

Companhia Estadual de Águas e Esgotos (CEDAE), Rio de Janeiro’s primary water supplier and wastewater treatment company, recently completed a study of a new river water treatment plant (WTP). The proposed New Guandu WTP has a design capacity…

23 Mar 2015 Biwater awarded desalination project in Texas

Biwater will be the main membrane solutions provider for a new brackish desalination program in Southern Bexar County, San Antonio, Texas, USA. To expand its water supply portfolio over the next 11 years, the San Antonio Water System…

22 Mar 2015 Two new desalination plants planned for UAE

Source The National 10

In the next two months the Federal Electricity and Water Authority plans to launch a tender for a new desalination plant. The facility will have a capacity of 30 million gallons per day and cost Dh700 million to…

20 Mar 2015 Russia Marketing Nuclear Desalination Tech

Source Water Online 10
Countries Russian Federation 10

Rusatom Overseas, a state-run company that markets Russian nuclear technology, is planning to sell nuclear-powered desalination technology in foreign countries. Dzhomart Aliyev, chief of the company, recently announced the plan, World Nuclear News reported. "His words follow the…

20 Mar 2015 Desalination project improves water supply in Ghana

Source Spy Ghana 10
Countries Ghana 10

This follows the construction of a 125 million-US dollar desalination plant, the first ever in Sub-Saharan Africa for the over 500,000 residents. The plant is expected to pump 13.2 million gallons of fresh water daily from treated seawater…

19 Mar 2015 Overcoming harmful algal blooms: Ras Al Khaimah’s desalination plant open for business

Source Water World 10

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s capital state of Abu Dhabi may be generating headlines on the coupling of solar and desalination technologies but this week has seen its smaller Emirate brother open a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) project.…


12 Mar 2015 El Oued

GWI has learned that the 2012 contract with VA Tech Wabag was cancelled in 2014 due…

11 Mar 2015 Ras Abu Fontas A3

QEWC has signed an offtake agreement with Kahramaa and has taken on Mitsubishi as its lead…

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…

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