Saudi Arabia signs 20 contracts worth $164mn
Minister signs off on bundle of deals for water and sewerage projects.
Saudi water and electricity minister Abdullah Al-Hussein has signed contracts for 20 water and sewerage projects across the Kingdom worth SAR 616 mn ($164mn).
The main contract is for taking potable water to Al-Kharj in Riyadh province and is worth SAR 479 mn, according to Arab news.
A second SAR 36 mn contract is for the operation and maintenance of the purification plant and supply networks at Hafr Al-Batin and Qaysuma in the Eastern Province.
Also included is a SAR 18.4mn contract to lay water supply networks in various locations in the Qassim project and another project for collecting well water in the same province at the cost of SAR 12.9 mn.
Various other smaller contracts for water and sewerage projects nationwide make up the balance of the total value of over SAR 600mn.