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Adwea peak water supply

Suez Environment wins major Abu Dhabi and Oman contracts Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Work will include building desalination component of Abu Dhabi’s Mirfa project


Kuwait wastewater project tender delayed until 2015 Subscription

27 October 2014 | By

New regulations cause further delays to Umm al-Hayman wastewater treatment plant

Qatar invites bids for sewerage network assessment

Qatar invites bids for sewerage network assessment Subscription

15 October 2014 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Consultancy tender involves studying life expectancy of sewage pressure mains and trunk sewers

Bahrain to tender Tubli sewage treatment plant by October

Bahrain to tender Tubli treatment plant in October Subscription

29 September 2014 | By

Facility will increase country’s sewage plant capacity by 200,000 cubic metres a day

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Oman seeks bids for Sohar Port sewage project Subscription

19 August 2014 | By

Contract will involve providing project management services for treated sewage effluent scheme

The planned water treatment and injection facility in Kuwait will include an effluent water treatment plant

Kuwait to award water injection deal soon Subscription

21 July 2014 | By

Disparity between bids and project’s budget blamed for delays

Iran invites interest for wastewater consultancy contract

Iran invites interest for wastewater consultancy contract Subscription

15 July 2014 | By

Work will involve providing consultancy services and project management for the construction of plants at various locations


Austrian company wins Saudi wastewater contract Subscription

9 July 2014 | By

Wastewater plant will be located in Al-Kharj industrial development

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Tanqia to treble capacity of wastewater treatment plant Subscription

30 September 2014 | By

Fujairah-based company was first privately held wastewater collection and treatment system in Middle East

National Water Company signs sewage deal with Maaden

National Water Company to supply TSE to Waad al-Shamal Subscription

29 September 2014 | By

Water company will supply 125,000 cubic metres a day of treated effluent

National Water Company to invest $13bn

National Water Company to invest $13bn Subscription

29 September 2014 | By

Saudi company’s plan includes investment in water and wastewater sectors

Phase two of Jebel Ali sewage plant due for tender

Phase two of Jebel Ali sewage plant due for tender Subscription

29 September 2014 | By

Design work on second phase currently ongoing

Bahrain water projects

Finance is major challenge for Bahrain’s water sector Subscription

29 September 2014 | By ,

Population is growing by 3 per cent a year


Qatar invites consultants to prequalify for wastewater contract Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

Deadline set for 25 September


Japanese firms acquire stake in Metito Subscription

8 July 2014 | By

Japan targets expansion in region’s wastewater industry

Haya Water to manage all wastewater assets in Oman Subscription

12 June 2014 | By

Company currently manages wastewater services in greater Muscat

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Wastewater trends

Gulf projects index

Iraq and UAE lead Gulf index growth Subscription

17 April 2014

Kuwait, Qatar and Iran record largest declines in value

Gulf projects index

Iran records biggest decline Subscription

27 March 2014

Kuwait and Iraq top gainers in the Gulf Projects Index

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2014 Video Subscription

20 March 2014

Over $17bn of contracts awarded in February in the Middle East

Gulf projects index

GCC growth pushes up projects market Subscription

13 March 2014

Increases in Saudi Arabia and UAE ensure growth of overall index

Gulf projects index

Iran and Iraq bolster Gulf index Subscription

6 March 2014

Saudi Arabia only GCC country to record rise in value of projects market

Gulf Projects Index

GCC increase boosts projects index Subscription

6 February 2014

Iraq only market to record decline in value while Oman sees strongest growth

MEED Quality Awards

Deadline nears for MEED Quality Awards for Projects entries

21 January 2014

The awards will once again look to recognise the projects executed with the highest quality

MEED Quality Awards

Focus returns to quality projects

2 January 2014

The MEED Quality Awards for Projects will once again look to recognise the projects executed with the highest quality

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15 May 2012

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A joint stock company in Saudi Arabia that is fully owned by the government’s Public Investment Fund. It was set up to provide water and wastewater services

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The company was set up as a joint venture with Dubai Municipality to meet the emirate’s need for a solid waste sorting and recycling facility

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