Nass delivers water supply system to Qatar utility
Manama, February 23, 2010
Bahrain-based industrial conglomerate Nass Group, along with its consortium partners, has delivered a major new water supply and distribution system for Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa).
The supervisory control and data acquisition system at National Water Control Centre in Doha, was inaugurated yesterday by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Industry and Qatar Petroleum chairman and managing director Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah, Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning Shaikh Abdulrahman bin Khalifa Al Thani, Minister of State for Energy and Industry Affairs Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada and Kahramaa acting managing director Essa Al Kuwari, in the presence of Nass Group managing director Sameer Nass and other officials.
The system enables Kahramaa to supervise and control its water network on a real time basis, and is the first of its kind in the GCC.
The state-of-the-art project was developed by the consortium comprising Nass Group, Telvent, a Nasdaq IT solutions and business information services provider, and consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff.
'This is another significant milestone in the group's history,' Nass said at the inauguration.
'The success of this project, completed to the satisfaction of the client, is testimony to the capabilities and expertise of the team on the ground in Qatar, and reflects the excellent close working relationship with Kahramaa, as well as our consortium partners.
'We look forward to delivering high-quality projects of national strategic importance in Qatar going forward.'
Nass Group is a major diversified construction and trading organisation with almost 40 companies engaged primarily in contracting, industrial, manufacturing, marine services and trading activities. It is headquartered in Bahrain and has offices throughout the Gulf.-TradeArabia News Service