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Global Water Summit 2019 - London - Disruptive designs


How to reduce the cost of desalinated water down to $0.40/m3

We are sad to announce the passing of our dear colleague Dr Jeanne Laborie.


Jeanne was our thermal desalination expert and has spent nearly 40 years with SIDEM, designing the evaporators of our projects.

ACWA Power team wins Rabigh 3 IWP Desalination project. SIDEM acts as an EP partner for the pre and post treatment facilities.


A new SWRO project to serve the Jeddah and Mecca areas, with a total capacity of 600,000m³/day.

ACWA Power (SIDEM as EPC contractor) is preferred bidder for the Al Dur 2 IWPP Project.


This project is an IWPP with a 50MIGD SWRO Desalination plant (227,300m³/d) and a 1,500MW power plant in Bahrain.

ACWA Power (EPC by SIDEM) is preferred bidder for Umm Al Quwain SWRO desalination plant


A 45MIGD (204,570m³/d) SWRO desalination plant is to be built in Umm al Quwain.

Hurricane Irma - Update on the situation in Saint-Barthelemy and Saint-Martin

12/04/2018 -

Six months after the passage of hurricane Irma on Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy Islands, although works remain to be done on some of the buildings, both desalination plants are fully operational.  

Hurricane Irma in Saint-Barthelemy and Saint-Martin

20/10/2017 - Paris

The passage of hurricane Irma was a terrible tragedy for our clients and colleagues in Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy.

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Sadara-Marafiq SWRO: Industrial Desalination Plant of the Year 2017


Desalination Plant of the Year 2017 for the Sadara SWRO Plant.

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Az-Zour North Phase 1: Municipal Desalination Plant of the Year 2017


Sidem has received the GWI Distinction for the Municipal Desalination Plant of the Year 2017 for the AZN1 Plant.

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M&C Filter installed at Sur SWRO Extension plant

01/01/2017 -

Our M&C Filter, combining Dual Media Pressurised Filtration and Cartridge Filter into a compact single structure is in operation since Sept 2016 at Sur Extension SWRO plant in Oman.

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