According to Water Intel, the contracted global desalination capacity in 2022 is 5.36 million m3/day. Mega-projects (>250,000 m3/d) continue to lead the desalination project market

Government declares 67 new hydrological reserves including lakes and aquifers for the first time

Nijhuis Saur Industries acquires Veolia’s European mobile water services division

A delegation from Tunisia visits Spain to learn about the efficient management of water resources, with the use of reuse of regenerated water, water desalination and the use of groundwater from the Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura

IDE Technologies wins tender to finance, design and build Israel’s seventh desalination plant in the Western Galilee region

The Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge launches a call for applications for grants until 21 January to promote the implementation of circular economy projects in companies

Norwegian company Ocean Oasis presents the Gaia prototype for wave-powered water desalination, to be tested in the Canary Islands

Irrigators in Palos de la Frontera (Huelva) propose desalination plants and water regeneration to combat drought

Anglo American signs a supply agreement with Aguas Pacifico to meet almost half of the water needs of its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile with desalinated water from 2025

Morocco is committed to using desalination plants to combat drought and increasingly frequent dry winters, which lead to increased water scarcity

Spain has recorded its lowest groundwater levels in October in a decade

The Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura obtains the declaration of a new underground hydrological reserve at the headwaters of the Mundo river, the main tributary on the left bank of the Segura river

Expansion work on the Arrecife WWTP (Lanzarote) to be carried out by ACUAES will begin in early 2023 and will allow water to be reused for irrigation

Catalonia declares a drought alert and extends water restrictions in Barcelona



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