Oman invites bids for temporary water projects

18 June 2015

Desalination services required at two sites

  • Bid deadline set for 12 July
  • Projects are part of Muscat’s efforts to meet rapidly growing demand for water

Oman Power & Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has invited companies to submit bids for a contract to provide temporary desalination services.

The work involves providing temporary desalination services at two sites. The utility has set a deadline of 12 July for bid submissions.

The projects are part of Muscat’s efforts to meet rapidly growing demand for water.

MEED recently reported that OPWP has set a 3 August bid deadline for the deals to develop the country’s next major independent water projects (IWPs), which will be located at Sohar and Barka.

The Barka IWP will have a capacity of 280,000 cubic metres a day (cm/d), while the Sohar IWP will have a capacity of 250,000 cm/d. Both plants will use reverse osmosis (RO) technology.

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