Sanitary Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion designed and built to treat incoming sanitary wastewater from Jubail
Pure-play water technology Indian multinational group VA Tech WABAG says it has won the Phase 1 engineering, design and build contract to expand Marafiq’s (Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu) Sewage Water Treatment Plant in Jubail.
The plant will be designed using activated sludge process for carbon and nitrogen removal to treat the sewage water in accordance with the irrigation water quality standards as per Royal Commission Environmental Regulations 2015, the company said in a statement.
Marafiq plans to expand the plant up to a total capacity of 200 MLD in two phases. Overseen by WABAG, Phase 1 will see the capacity rise to 120 MLD.
The Sanitary Wastewater Treatment Plant (SWTP-9) expansion is to be designed and built to treat incoming sanitary wastewater from Jubail and its Industrial City. The SWTP-9 Stage 6 expansion will comprise of a ‘stand-alone’ treatment works, designed and constructed for sanitary wastewater treatment.
During the signing ceremony, Marafiq President and CEO Abdullah Al-Buainain said: “Marafiq is confident in providing world-class utility facilities to the new-wave of growth for the Saudi Vision 2030 industrial ventures”. The total capacity of the Sanitary Wastewater Treatment Plant (SWTP-9) expansion will be 200,000 m3/day, which will enhance Marafiq’s sustainable ambitions for the future.”
Deep Raj Saxena, CEO, VA Tech WABAG, Middle East & Africa Cluster added: “We are extremely honored to have been awarded the contract to expand SWTP-9 Stage 6 under the leadership of Marafiq.” He further said, “We are confident that we will be capable to execute the project and meet Marafiq’s expectations.”