Metito to build wastewater plant in Saudi
Dubai, May 16, 2011
Metito, a leading provider of water management solutions in emerging markets, will design, supply, deliver and install its latest water treatment plant in Saudi Arabia.
The Al Ruqai Border Center wastewater treatment plant will be located in the north-east of the Kingdom on the border with Kuwait.
The contract valued at SR4.2 million ($1.12 million) will be executed under the main contractor, Sanam Contracting Company, and upon completion in May 2012 will service 10,000 people in Al Ruqai and the surrounding area with treated wastewater for irrigation.
“We have a long history in the region lasting over 50 years and this project is part of a long line of ongoing initiatives we are looking at and signing on with in the Kingdom,” said As Salah El Ackad, general manager – Dubai, Northern Emirates, Oman, Pakistan & Saudi Arabia.
“Al Ruqai represents a key area, as it is located right on the border with Kuwait and is home to many thousands of people. We are dedicated to constantly innovating water treatment technology and we aim to offer safe water for all those areas that need it.”
The plant will utilise the latest in membrane bio reactor (MBR) technology for the treatment of the domestic wastewater, in order to yield the highest standards of treated sewage effluent (TSE) with minimum use of area, he added. – TradeArabia News Service