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New Saudi wastewater treatment plant

State-of-the-art Metito facility to service 10,000 in Al Ruqai

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Metito is to design and build a new water treatment plant for Saudi Arabia. (Getty Images)
Metito is to design and build a new water treatment plant for Saudi Arabia. (Getty Images)

A new water treatment plant is to be built in the north-east of Saudi Arabia, on the border with Kuwait, and will be designed, supplied, delivered and installed by Metito.

The Al Ruqai Border Center wastewater treatment plant contract is valued at SAR4.2m, and will be executed under the main contractor, Sanam Contracting Company. Due for completion in May 2012, it is planned to service 10,000 people, and also serve the surrounding area with treated wastewater for irrigation.

Salah El Ackad, General Manager for Dubai, Northern Emirates, Oman, Pakistan and KSA, explains: “We have a long history in the region, lasting more than 50 years, and this project is part of a long line of ongoing initiatives we are looking at, and signing on with the Kingdom.”

Al Ruqai represents a key area, as it is located right on the border with Kuwait and is home to many thousands of people,” he continued. “We are dedicated to constantly innovating water treatment technology and we aim to offer safe water for all those areas that need it.”
 

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