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Israel steps up desalination expansion plans Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

Drought and population growth have convinced the state to firm up the tender timetable for the next phase of its desalination roll-out.

Project tracker Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

Desal project pipeline goes stratospheric; Lagos Water rekindles BOT programme; Saudi Arabia juggles procurement responsibilities; the fight for a new crop of contract operations; Tokyo looks to outsource wastewater; South Africa turns to reuse; all the latest project news from around the world.

New fund looks to create alpha from water Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

An investment vehicle backed by Israeli institutions is keen to leverage the capabilities of investee company IDE Technologies to create enhanced returns from infrastructure assets. Finding suitable opportunities is likely to be a challenge.

THINKING BIG Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

  • The Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority announced plans to build the largest membrane desal plant in the world at this month’s International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi. The plant...
  • ADWEA also inaugurated its $430 million Liwa aquifer storage and recovery scheme. It is the first large-scale...
  • Israel is also looking again at large-scale desal. After five years of drought, it is...

Drought-hit Israel returns to desal building Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

A few years after declaring the country’s water infrastructure future-proof, authorities are now putting desal projects back on the menu.

Middle East in brief Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

Israel Chemicals has completed the sale of its 50% stake in desalination specialist IDE Technologies for $167 million.

Israel government nixes direct sale of troubled Ashdod desalination plant Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

The plant will have to be put up for auction after the authorities came down in favour of a rival buyer’s complaint.

Tahal celebrates despite Kardan difficulties Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

The Israeli engineer hosted a big party this month at the Watec exhibition to celebrate 65 years of pursuing big water projects in difficult markets. Its robust health contrasts strongly with the difficulties faced by its parent company Kardan NV.

Israeli water technology investors struggle to beat the viability gap Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

Water innovators have struggled to replicate the commercial success seen in other areas of technology. Backers in the private sector are starting to change their tactics.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority are planning a feasibility study into the creation of a strategic water connection between their respective potable water networks.