Emirates Water and Electricity Company invites bids for Mirfa 2 desalination plant project in Abu Dhabi

Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) is in the process of issuing a request for proposals to develop the second phase of a desalination plant EPC contract project

Oman Power & Water Procurement (OPWP) seeks technical engineering consultants for project management and technical advice for two desalination projects: Ghubrah 3 and Barka 5

The Hydrographic Confederation of the Guadalquivir River bids for 61.9 million euros for the works to adapt the treatment plants in the area of Doñana (Seville)

IDA has finally decided to postpone its next World Congress in Sydney (Australia) until spring 2022

The National Cryptologic Center provides companies in the water sector with a free early warning service for cyber threats in industrial environments

Kenya and Tanzania opt for water desalination to increase their drinking water coverage rate

The first hydrogen plant with reclaimed water will be implemented at the Arroyo Culebro wastewater treatment plant in Pinto (Madrid) and will cost 24.5 million euros

The Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO) has presented the Royal Decree on pollution caused by nitrates, which aims to reduce pollution caused by excess nutrients by 50%

European irrigators see the Portuguese Presidency of the European Council as an opportunity to promote and encourage the reuse of water for agricultural irrigation

The 29 treatment plants in the Vega Baja (Alicante) will reuse all water through tertiary treatment and desalination

31 million euro contract awarded for water treatment and reuse works in Granadilla (Tenerife)

African Development Bank to provide $109 million loan to Egypt to upgrade Louxor’s wastewater treatment plant to allow for reuse

53 million investment to increase the production of reclaimed water from the treatment plants of Gavà and El Prat de Llobregat

The Catalan Water Agency has approved the agreement to reactivate 13 water reuse stations in various parts of the Costa Brava (Girona)

Panama City approves plan to invest $305 million in upgrades to the city’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater management infrastructure

Abengoa completes construction of the 113,500 m3/day desalination plant in Salalah (Oman)

Morocco plans to build a large desalination plant in Casablanca by 2027. The project is in the detailed studies phase and will be built in partnership between the public and private sectors

EU Commission adopts common approach to monitoring COVIDー19 through wastewater monitoring

A study in wastewater from the University of Burgos detects SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil in November 2019

The CEOE has published a document on the use of reclaimed water in industry as a “very important asset to be taken into account”

Wastewater treatment systems that combine conventional technologies with a membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) achieve better results and lower energy costs

New ionic liquid discovered ten times more efficient for use in emerging directional solvent extraction desalination technology using low-temperature thermal energy

Traces of antidepressants reaching the ocean are changing fish behavior

India’s Va Tech Wabag Group will build three steam compression seawater desalination plants in Libya

The final report of the results of the Preliminary Market Consultation (PMC) aimed at startups, entrepreneurs and researchers for brine valorisation projects and new desalination processes is available

Authorization of the financing of a pumping station for reclaimed water from the WWTP 1 of Palma to the Can Guidet reservoir for the irrigation reservoir of Pla de Sant Jordit

La Palma’s countryside bets on the use of reclaimed water



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