Saudi Arabia

Framework Agreement for 26 wastewater treatment and desalination plants

Client

Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC)

Year

2025

Construction budget

USD 8,800 million

Key facts

Beneficiary population: 20 million (supply to 15 million and wastewater treatment for 5 million).

Concession for the construction and operation of desalination and water treatment systems based on public-private partnerships:
14 desalination plants with a total production capacity of almost 6 million m3/day. Three plants will achieve a net capacity of 600,000 m3 per day per unit (Jubail 3A, Jubail 3B and Rabigh 4).
12 wastewater treatment projects, to implement a treatment capacity of nearly 1.5 million m3/day. One of the treatment plants will achieve a capacity of 375,000 m3 per day. (Medinah 3).

Technology:
Desalination: reverse osmosis, combined in some cases with photovoltaic plants to reduce specific energy consumption
Wastewater treatment: innovative systems such as Nereda technology or continuous flow SBR will be used, introducing cogeneration systems in some plants to obtain better energy efficiency and consumption.

Services

Detailed design review and construction supervision.