Saudi KAEC, Metito break ground $59m desalination plant

Saudi KAEC, Metito break ground $59m desalination plant
The development period of the project should last for 24 months

Mubasher: King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) and Metito have broken ground on a solar-powered seawater desalination plant in KAEC, Saudi Arabia, following a joint contract signed in February, as reported by Saudi Gazette.

After designing and constructing the desalination plant, the groundbreaking took part as the deputy group CEO of KAEC, Ibrahim Linjawy, and the chairman and CEO of Metito, Mutaz Ghandour, laid the foundation stone for the seawater desalination plant.

The seawater treatment and desalination plant likely to generate an initial daily production capacity of 30,000m3 of drinking water; this amount can later on be raised to 60,000m3.

The development period of the project should last for 24 months, with a plan to start production in the first quarter of 2020.

Source: Mubasher

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