Tuesday 11 August 2020

$830m water projects start operation in Makkah

MAKKAH , August 14, 2019

A number of water projects in Makkah and other holy sites of Saudi Arabia worth over SR3.1 billion ($830.4 million) have opened coinciding with the Hajj season this year, a Saudi Press Agency report said.
These projects include a pipeline for carrying desalinated water from the desalination plant in Al-Shuaibah to Makkah and the holy sites at a total cost of SR875 million, and the second phase of Al-Shuaibah Desalination Plant with a capacity of 250,000 cu m per day built at a cost of over SR1.175 billion.
Other projects included water networks, connections to homes, strategic reservoirs and sanitary drainage networks and connections at a cost of over SR600 million in several districts of Makkah and the holy sites.
These projects are in addition to the desalination unit in Al-Shuaibah that works on the multi-effect evaporator system built at a total cost of SR465 million.


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