Saudi Water Partnership Company Achieves Financial Close For Shuaibah-3 IWPP Conversion Project

WD News: Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) has successfully achieved financial close for the Shuaibah-3 IWPP Conversion Project, from Multi-stage Flash “MSF” technology to Reverse Osmosis “RO” technology, which will be built in Shuaibah in Makkah Province with a production capacity of 600,000 m3/day of potable water.

His Excellency the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Water Partnership Company, Eng. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen AlFadley explained that achieving financial close helps in implementing the decisions of the Council of Ministers and achieving the goals and plans of the Ministry.

CEO of the Saudi Water Partnership Company, Eng. Khalid Bin Zwaid Al-Qureshi stated that the project includes solar energy units to reduce the electricity consumption from the grid and contribute to supplying 45% of the electricity needs that enhance the reliability and availability of water supply to the Makkah Al-Mukarramah region and holy sites.

This project is considered an extension of the privatisation and partnership between the public and private sectors in the environment, water and agriculture sector where several project agreements have been signed for independent water and sewage treatment projects.


Source: SWPC. Photo Courtesy: Pixabay

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