Saudi Water Partnerships Company (SWPC), the principal off-taker for water and wastewater projects in Saudi Arabia, intends to develop 28 projects in partnership with the private sector.

A presentation by Naif Al-Arifi, Projects Executive Director, Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) at the 4th MENA Desalination Projects 2023 conference in Abu Dhabi last week showed a total of 28 projects split between water production [desalination], water transmission, strategic reserves and wastewater treatment segments.

The information, shared by SWPC on its twitter account, showed 5 Independent Water Plant (IWP) projects with an aggregate production capacity of 2.2 million cubic metres per day; 4 Independent Water Transmission Projects (IWTP) representing a combined transmission capacity of 1.5 million m3/day and length of 1,200 kilometres; 11 Independent Strategic Water Reservoir (ISWR) projects with a total storage capacity of 38 million m3 and 8 Independent Sewage Treatment Plant (ISTP) and Small Sewage Treatment Plant (SSTP) projects aggregating 0.6 million m3/day treatment capacity, 13,00 kilometres of collection networks and 120 kilometres of treated sewage effluent (TSE) network.

(Writing by Anoop Menon; Editing by Bhaskar Raj)