The deadline for submitting expressions of interest (EOI) to participate in the tender process for the Rabigh 4 desalination plant (IWP), which will have a production capacity of 600,000m3/day, is open until 30th June

The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will build 10 water desalination plants in the provinces of Sulu and Tawi-Tawi

The Aragonese Water Institute subsidises 27 new water treatment projects in the Pyrenees

Tenerife invests 1.8 M€ in the Alcalá II desalinated water regulating tank, one of the distribution and storage infrastructures associated with the Fonsalía desalination plant

Promedio Badajoz’s Depura Plan launches its first tender for the construction of the Lácara WWTP

Signing of the agreement to invest 142 million euros in the remodeling and expansion of the Palma II WWTP, which will increase its capacity and include tertiary treatment that will allow water reuse

Strong presence of our associates among the 10 companies and consortiums prequalified for the construction of the Ras Mohaisan desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

22.1 million awarded for the drafting and construction of the WWTP at Montaña Reverón (Tenerife) and the tender documents for the technical assistance services contract approved

The opening of tenders for the Moulay Brahim desalination plant (Morocco) has been postponed until 14 July

Jordan plans to build a desalination plant in the Red Sea, specifically in the Gulf of Aqaba in the south of the country

The Cabildo of El Hierro approves the expansion of the El Gofo desalination plant, with an investment of nearly 1,200,000 euros

The Government of Aragon has authorized the urgent tender for the construction of the Hecho-Sirresa wastewater treatment plant, for an amount of about 3.4 million euros

The Egyptian government plans to increase desalination plants tenfold and expects at least 14 plants to be operational in Egypt by 2022

China announces a new plan to increase water resources that will boost the construction of new desalination plants between 2021 and 2025 in the provinces of Liaoning, Hebei, Shandong and Zhejiang, and in the city of Tianjin

Water desalination is one of Taiwan’s major strategic commitments

Namibia confirms plans to build a new desalination plant on the country’s central coast in a public-private partnership

World Bank approves $43.5 million loan to expand and improve water supply and sanitation in Dominican Republic

The Government of the Canary Islands is planning a desalination plant powered by renewable energies to supply irrigation water to the north-east of Lanzarote

SWPC announces 38 consortia interested in the programme to build a series of 20 small wastewater treatment plants in the Jazan region of Saudi Arabia

The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a US$200 million loan to finance a water and sanitation programme for small communities in Argentina

The engineering consultancy firm Savener is awarded the design of the Barka V desalination plant (Oman), which will be executed by GS Inima

Construction completed on the Port Said desalination plant in Egypt, which will produce 150,000 m3/day

Saudi Arabia launches first large scale desalination plant to be 100% powered by renewable energy

The European Commission has given Spain an ultimatum to correct poor wastewater treatment in more than 300 urban agglomerations

Spain approves the Circular Economy Action Plan, with an axis dedicated to water reuse

SARS-CoV-2 concentration in wastewater reaches lowest level since late summer 2020

The alga Rugulopterix okamurae, which comes from the Pacific Ocean, has rapidly colonized the Mediterranean coast of Andalusia and North Africa, causing problems for desalination plants

Sewage mismanagement is the main source of microplastics in UK rivers

Sweden is first country to commercially produce wave energy

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology researchers develop new method to more cost-effectively extract lithium from seawater

Palma to host a Union for the Mediterranean water meeting in 2022

MITECO participates in a conference on public-private collaboration in waste water treatment

The University of Salamanca explains the origin of the salinity of the lagoons of Villafáfila and the river Salado

Asturian industry in favour of water reuse in its processes



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