Oman hands out water distribution contract
PAEW awards latest in string of major water schemes
Engineering contractor Towell Infrastructure Projects (TIPCO) has been awarded a 17.5 million RO deal to build a potable water distribution systems in the Wilayat of Musannah in Oman's Batinah region.
Issued by the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW), the deal is the latest in a series of similar contracts in the Batinah, Dakhiliyah and Sharqiyah regions, which will provide tens of thousands of people with piped and tanker-based water for the first time.
"This contract is a further demonstration of our growing and increasingly diverse capabilities as a construction and infrastructure services provider," said Balaji Srinivasan, CEO and managing director of Towell Engineering, according to the Oman Daily Observer.
Towell will build a 570-kilometre distribution network as part of the contract, which has a two-year timeframe. The firm is already working on a series of projects, including a sewage treatment plant in Liwa, and a sewerage network for Saham Wilayat.
National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK) is the supervision consultant on the Musannah project.