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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20 Apr 2015 Low oil prices take a toll

Calgary-based Aqua-Pure Ventures—the parent company of Texas-based Fountain Quail, an oilfield services company that focuses on treating produced water for reuse or discharge—announced late last week that it is unlikely that it will be able to submit the…

20 Apr 2015 In brief: Brazil chosen for IDA World Congress 2017

Countries Brazil 10

At its recent board meeting, the IDA directors selected São Paulo, Brazil as the venue for the 2017 IDA World Congress on Desal and Water Reuse. The site was chosen after reviewing other offers from Kuwait and Busan,…

20 Apr 2015 In brief: CH2M Hill rebranded

When it was established in 1946 as a professional partnership between Oregon State University Professor Merryfield and three of his student engineers—Messrs Cornell, Howland and Hayes—the firm took the initials of its founders: CH2M. It added the Hill…

20 Apr 2015 In brief: RAWEC to expand capacity of Rabigh IWPP

Countries Saudi Arabia 10

RAWEC, the special purpose company created by Marubeni/JGC/ACWA/Itochu to develop the Rabigh IWPP, on Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast, has been awarded a contract to expand its SWRO plant capacity by 50,000 m³/d (13.2 MGD). The existing 16-train…

20 Apr 2015 In brief: Bids received for San Pedro de Panatar SWRO plant O&M

Countries Spain 10

The Mancomunidad de los Canales del Taibilla has received bids from Acciona Agua-Cadagua and GS Inima-Construcciones Alpi in response to an RFQ calling for two years of operations and maintenance services for its 65,000 m³/d (13.2 MGD) San…

20 Apr 2015 In brief: Elsevier releases special issue

Elsevier, the publisher of the journal Desalination, has produced a new, special issue entitled, State-of-the-Art Reviews in Desalination. The issue presents 21 papers that provide a comprehensive review of the developments that have taken place in the field…

20 Apr 2015 In brief: 30 SOQs received for Ekerem SWRO project

Countries Turkmenistan 10

Almost 30 SOQs have been submitted to Turkmenistan’s Ministry of Water Resources for the proposed 50,000 m³/d (13.2 MGD) Ekerem SWRO project on the Caspian Sea coast. The deadline for prequalification submittals has been extended until this Friday,…

20 Apr 2015 Texas lawmakers consider Gulf of Mexico desalination plants

Texas lawmakers are poised to clear regulatory obstacles to building Gulf of Mexico desalination plants, but experts say turning on the tap for a thirsty state will come at a cost. “The energy cost is high, but it’s…


9 Apr 2015 Duqm

OPWP aims to begin tendering for a developer by the end of 2015, however capacity levels…

9 Apr 2015 Khasab IWP

OPWP aims to begin tendering for a developer by the end of 2015, however capacity levels…

9 Apr 2015 Salalah 3 IWP

Oman PWP aims to begin tendering for a developer before the end of 2015. Meanwhile, OPWP…

9 Apr 2015 Tuas 3

A design-build (DB) tender is now expected to be launched in May 2015, and the plant…

9 Apr 2015 New northern IWP

A new IWP in the Interconnected Zone of northern Oman (Muscat and surrounding areas) with a…

9 Apr 2015 New Sharqiyah IWP

A new SWRO plant serving the Sharqiyah region, with a capacity in the region of 22,000m3/d.…

8 Apr 2015 Qeshm SWRO (modular)

12 companies have submitted statements of qualification. Pre-qualified companies are expected to be invited to purchase…

2 Apr 2015 Metates

Chesapeake Gold announced on 30 March 2015 that seawater desalination would be considered as a potential…

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