Riyadh awards $100m water contract to Al-Muhaidib

04 November 2008
The Saudi Arabian contractor Al-Muhaidib Contracting Company has been awarded a SR375m ($100m) supply and installation project for a water outflow pipe in North Jeddah.

Twin pipes will carry water from a treatment plant located near the city’s international airport and discharge it 500 metres into the Red Sea.

The total distance of the pipes is 16.5 kilometres and the work will include excavation in some sections to depths of up to 11 metres. It also includes associated tunnelling and marine works.

The project duration is expected to be two years. The Water Ministry is the client.

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