Bahrain plans $41m water, power upgrades
Manama, May 26, 2013
Bahrain’s Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) has concluded two contracts worth more than BD15.7 million ($41 million) for the supply of materials to upgrade water transmission networks.
EWA chief executive Shaikh Nawaf bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa sealed a BD6.7 million deal with Indian Electrosteel Castings Company (Mohammed Fakhro and Brothers) for the manufacture and supply of 600mm to 1,000mm diameter ductile iron pipes in addition to valves and related accessories for the second phase of the 2009-2012 water transmission networks development project, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
Another contract worth BD9 million was signed with Salman Trading Company for manufacture and supply of 800mm to 1,200mm diameter ductile iron pipes and valves as well as related accessories.
The mega project includes building of nine water pumping and distribution stations, expansion and rehabilitation of 12 existing stations, increasing storage capacity by 70 per cent to 215m gallons and replacing old water transmission lines in Muharraq and Central Governorates. – TradeArabia News Service