Spanish firm wins Saudi wastewater contract

05 July 2015

Contract will involve providing operation and maintenance services for Mecca plants

A consortium led by Spain’s FCC Aqualia has been awarded a contract to provide operation and maintenance (O&M) services for two wastewater treatment plants in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

The Spanish firm, in consortium with the local Al-Khorayef Water & Power Company, will provide O&M services for the Hadda and Arana treatment plants, which have a combined average flow of 250,000 cubic metres a day (cm/d) and a maximum treatment capacity of 375,000 cm/d. The three-year contract will have a total value of about $22m.

Saudi Arabia has the largest wastewater and water supply programme in the Gulf with the National Water Company (NWC), the main government body responsible for the sector, planning to spend a total of SR249bn ($66.4bn) on the sectors in the period 2011-20.

Stay informed with the latest in the Middle East
Download the MEED app today, available on Apple and Android devices

A MEED Subscription...

Subscribe or upgrade your current package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.

Get Notifications