Decision nears for Dubai Hassyan IWP
The decision over the award of the contract for the planned Hassyan independent water project (IWP), Dubai’s first public-private partnership (PPP) desalination project is expected at the end of October
Saudi Arabia invites interest in Ras Mohaisen IWP
The 300,000 cm/d Ras Mohaisen desalination project will be located 300km from Mecca in Saudi Arabia's western province
Bidders give presentations for Dubai’s Hassyan IWP
A world record low tariff of $0.277/cubic metre was submitted for Dubai’s first independent water producer (IWP) project following a retender
Financial close reached for Jeddah 2 independent sewage treatment plant
The Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) signed contracts in February 2019 with a consortium comprising local firms Power & Water Utility Company for Jubail, Al-Amwal al-Khaleejiah and France’s Veolia to develop the Jeddah Airport 2 ISTP
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Indian firm wins $48m contract for Saudi PPP sewage project
The Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) signed contracts in February 2019 with a consortium comprising local firms Power & Water Utility Company for Jubail, Al-Amwal al-Khaleejiah and France’s Veolia to develop the Jeddah Airport 2 ISTP.
Dubai desalination plant to be commissioned in 2021
The plant is being built under an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by Spain's Acciona Agua and Belhasa Six Construct (Besix)
Saudi Arabia to invite interest in Ras Mohaisan IWP
According to sources close to the project, SWPC is planning to issue the EOI imminently for the 300,000 cm/d Ras Mohaisan desalination project, which will be located in the Mecca province
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Dubai utility invites bids for pumping station
State utility Dewa has invited contractors to submit proposals for the contract to build a 72 million imperial gallons a day (MIGD) pumping station at Hassyan. The project will involved the construction of the pumping station, streams A and B, and all ...
Abu Dhabi's Taqa awards $245m water reuse contracts
When completed, the new projects will be able to transmit about 85 million imperial gallons a day (MIGD) of recycled water. The recycled water will be used for landscaping and commercial and agricultural purposes. According to Taqa, up to 4,000 farms c...
Egypt plans $2.8bn desalination programme over next five years
Egypt’s government has announced the North African country will develop 47 desalination plants over the next five years in a programme worth $2.8bn. The 47 desalination plants will be located in the governorates of North and South Sinai, Suez, Ismailia...
Sustainability should play key role in energy and water sector post-Covid-19
Written by Dr Corrado Sommariva, CEO and founder, Sustainable Water and Power Consultants
Saudi Arabia receives bids for Qiddiya PPP utilities package
Groups led by local firms Acwa Power and Alfanar submitted bids for the public-private partnership (PPP) utilities package for the Qiddiya Entertainment City on 30 June. The PPP package will include power generation capacity, water desalination capacit...
Dubai invites bids for Hassyan water reservoirs
Contractors have been invited to submit bids by 12 August for the Hassyan water reservoirs, which will have the capacity to store up to 120 million imperial gallons of water. Dewa is planning to develop a 120MIGD independent water producer (IWP) projec...
Saudi Arabia issues tender for two more independent sewage treatment projects
The Buraydah ISTP is planned to have a sewage treatment capacity of 150,000 cm/d, with the Tabuk 2 ISTP scheduled to have a capacity of 90,000 cm/d. The plants are due to begin commercial operations in the fourth quarter of 2023.