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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23 Jul 2014 RINL plans 10MGD desalination plant at VSP

Countries India 10

With its pleas to the state government falling on deaf ears, the Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) is planning to set up a desalination plant on an EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) basis in order to make up…

23 Jul 2014 Tunisia desal strategy shuns private finance – again

Source Gwi Briefing 10
Countries Tunisia 10

Tunisian water utility Sonede is leaning towards EPC-only procurement for its 50,000m³/d SWRO desalination plant in Zaarat. Abderraouf Nouicer, head of desalination at Sonede, said that conclusions from recent feasibility studies are tipping the balance in favour of…

22 Jul 2014 GdF Suez wins Abu Dhabi power and water deal

GdF Suez has signed a 25-year power and water purchase agreement with Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company for the Mirfa independent water and power project which includes a new 136,380 m³/d seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant. GdF…

22 Jul 2014 Trinidad and Tobago remain on dry alert despite desalination upgrade completion

Trinidad and Tobago remain under a dry spell alert as a completed upgrade at the desalination plant in Point Lisas takes up to two months to provide fully its increased capacity. The islands’ water and sewerage authority is…

21 Jul 2014 IDE Americas moves offices

IDE Americas has moved its offices from San Diego to 5050 Avenida Encinas, Suite 250, Carlsbad, California. The move did not affect company phone numbers or employee email addresses.

21 Jul 2014 Top ten US engineering firms following AECOM’s acquisition of URS

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21 Jul 2014 Point Lisas SWRO plant back online

Desalcott has completed construction work on the sixth expansion of Trinidad’s Point Lisas SWRO plant and the plant is now back online. The plant, which was originally commissioned in 2002 at a capacity of 22 MIGD (26.4 MGD),…

21 Jul 2014 Acciona desal contract for Italian islands

Countries Italy 10

Acciona has been awarded a contract to supply potable water on the Italian islands of Pantelleria, Linosa and Lampedusa. Together, the SWRO systems – along with an existing BWRO on Linosa and SWRO on Lampedusa – will have…


24 Jul 2014 Zaarat

Following the completion of the feasibility studies by Eurostudios/Studi and a multi-stakeholder workshop, SONEDE says it…

23 Jul 2014 Ras Laffan Industrial Desalinated Water Facility IWP

An RFP has been issued, with the deadline for bid submissions set at midday Qatar time…

18 Jul 2014 Cangzhou Bohai New Park

The client has signed an MOU with Shanghai Safbon Water Service, which, if the project is…

16 Jul 2014 North Pleasant Valley Water Desalter, CA

Permits should be approved by Q4 2014. An RFQ will be advertised in early 2015, with…

15 Jul 2014 Khouribga WTP

The winning bidder will be announced in September 2014 once it has been approved by JICA.…

15 Jul 2014 Visakhapatnam steel plant

The last date for submission of EOIs has been extended from 27 June to 18 July…

15 Jul 2014 Vizag mobile RO desal

The deadline for bids has been further extended to 16 July 2014.

15 Jul 2014 Sohar Industrial Port SWRO, stage 2

The deadline for submitting expressions of interest has now passed. A list of qualified bidders is…

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