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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25 Nov 2014 Construction on SAWS desalination plant well underway

Source Ksat.Com 10

Heavy equipment is grinding away and workers are swarming over the site of the San Antonio Water System’s water desalination plant on the South Side as planners report steady progress in the construction. Richard Donat, a SAWS planner,…

25 Nov 2014 Tunisia poised to tender for Sfax desalination plant

Countries Tunisia 10

Tunisia’s national water company, Sonede, is poised to launch a tender for the construction of its 150,000 m³/day desalination plant at the coastal city, Sfax in May 2015.  The Sfax project is funded by the Japanese International Cooperation…

23 Nov 2014 MENA to spend $300b on water and desalination projects by’22

Source Saudi Gazette 10

Middle East and North African governments are expected to spend an estimated $300 billion on water and desalination projects by 2022, underscoring the importance of January 2015’s International Water Summit (IWS) when more than 70 global experts will…

20 Nov 2014 Advisor ups Santa Barbara desalination restart cost by 25%

The city council of Santa Barbara in California may need to add to its planned water rates increase to cover the cost of a restart to the city’s mothballed desalination plant according to acting water advisor, Josh Haggmark.…

20 Nov 2014 Huntington Beach partners with Poseiden Water to use desalination as possible drought solution

Source Daily Titan 10

In light of the current drought crisis, southern Californians are becoming more aware of the need for alternative sources for pure drinking water. As part of that realization, Huntington Beach has partnered with a water project company to…

19 Nov 2014 Alamogordo desalination facility project delayed

City commissioners were on the fence Tuesday night about moving forward with the interim desalination plant project. Skepticism about its location and cost were the main focus of getting the project underway. At a prior City Commission meeting,…

19 Nov 2014 Desalination plant in Sfax, Tunisia to be tendered shortly

Source Water World 10
Countries Tunisia 10

Tunisia’s national water company, Sonede, is expected to launch a tender for the construction of its 150,000 m³/day desalination plant in Sfax in May 2015. Funded by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the new facility would supply…

19 Nov 2014 Saudis to build second expansion to Oman desalination plant at Barka

Countries Oman 10

Saudi generation and desalination firm, ACWA Power Barka has won a contract with Oman Power and Water Procurement (OPWP) to build a second seawater reverse osmosis plant at Barka 60km from the Omani capital, Muscat.  The 57,000 m³/d…


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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