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

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Top Ten US Engineering Firms following AECOM’s acquisition of URS

21 Jul 2014 Jeff Green on board of NeoTech Aqua Solutions

Jeff Green, co-founder and CEO of NanoH2O, has been named to the board of directors of NeoTech Aqua Solutions, a San Diego-based supplier of UV systems.

21 Jul 2014 Jobs: H2O Innovation – USA and Canada

H2O INNOVATION is currently looking for a Regional Equipment Sales Manager (US Midwest) and a Field Service Technician (Canada). Detailed descriptions at Please send resumes to

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…

21 Jul 2014 Osmoflo UF project at Wickham’s Cape Lambert Port

Countries Australia 10

Australia’s Osmoflo told WDR that it has been awarded a contract by Rio Tinto to supply and commission a two-train, 900 m³/d (238,000 GPD) tertiary membrane filtration system for the Wickham township to service its Cape Lambert Port…

21 Jul 2014 Salt removal versus water removal

Unlike RO, MED and MSF desal processes, where water is removed from a high salinity stream, electrodialysis (ED) involves the transfer of ions from a low salinity feed (diluate) stream, to a higher salinity concentrate stream. In his…


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…

15 Jul 2014 Qurayat IWP

An RFP has been issued, with a deadline of 4th August. An official list of qualifying…

15 Jul 2014 Goldsworthy desalter expansion, CA

Bids for construction management services relating to the expansion are due by 24 July 2014. The…

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