NWC completes US $22.3mn pipeline project in north of Riyadh

The firm is also working on other water related infrastructure including 12 desalination plants

The installation of main water pipelines running more than 34km long in the north of Riyadh has been completed according to Saudi Arabia-based National Water Company (NWC).

The project was completed at a total cost of US $22.3mn and is being implemented as part of Phase One of NWC’s strategic water plan, is aimed at enhancing the operational efficiency of several key neighborhoods in the north of the Saudi capital. These include Al Qairawan, Al Arid, Al Yasmine, Al Narjis, Al Ghadir, Al Muhammadiyah, Al Nuzha, Al Taawun, Al Masif, Al Muruj, King Fahd and Al Nakhil neighbourhoods.

NWC said this comes in line with the kingdom’s efforts to achieve the 2030 sustainability development goals with regard to water services.

The utility major is also currently working on 12 major desalination projects worth more than $1.3bn, covering the key regions of Dammam, Al Khobar, Jubail, Al Ahsa and Qatif.

The project scope includes the construction of 40 water tanks with a total capacity of 1.6m cu/m, in addition to pumping stations and the laying of 493km of strategic pipeline networks that will be gradually operated to serve beneficiaries in Dammam, Khobar, Jubail, Al Ahsa and Al Qatif with 24/7 supply, a report noted.

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