Kuwait’s Electricity & Water Ministry has received 10 bids to build water storage tanks in the West Funaitees area.

The winning bidder will build and maintain five concrete storage tanks with capacity of 80 million gallons of water each.

The following companies, all local, submitted bids:

  • Khalid Ali al-Kharafi & Brothers Company – KD53m ($182m)
  • Kuwait Company for Process Plant Construction & Contracting (KCPC) – KD57m
  • Burhan International Construction Company (BICC) – KD54m
  • Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading Company – KD63m
  • Combined Group Contracting Company (CGC) – KD53m
  • Mushrif Trading & Contracting Company – KD58m
  • Bayan National Trading Company – KD48m
  • Alghanim International General Trading & Contracting Company – KD67m
  • First Kuwaiti General Trading & Contracting (FKTC) – KD55m
  • Mohammed Abdel Mohsen Al-Kharafi & Sons – KD56m

The following companies were prequalified by the ministry but did not submit a bid:

  • United Gulf Construction Company (local)
  • Arab Kuwait Contractors Company (local)
  • Boodai Constructions Company (local)
  • Al-Hani Construction & Trading Company (local)
  • Copri Construction Projects Company (local)
  • Consolidated Contractors Company (Greece)

The ministry has also received bids for a water pipeline scheme to run from its Mina Abdulla water complex to the West Funaitees area.

The successful bidder will build five pipelines with a diameter of 1.6 metres to transfer water from the Mina Abdulla 2 water complex to West Funaitees.