Oman issues directive for water, wastewater sector regulation

Oman Wastewater Services Company shall run the activities of water and wastewater in all governorates of the sultanate, except for Dhofar

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. water treatment plant.

Image used for illustrative purpose. water treatment plant.

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His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik of Oman has issued a directive for regulation of the water and wastewater sector in the sultanate.
 
As per the decree, Oman Wastewater Services Company shall run the activities of water and wastewater in all governorates of the sultanate, except for Dhofar, where Dhofar Power Company will be incharge, reported ONA.
 
It stipulates that all origins, assets, registers, rights and obligations of the Public Authority for Water shall come under the purview of Oman Wastewater Services Company, while Dhofar Power Company shall take over all origins, assets, registers, rights and obligations of the Directorate-General of Water at the Office of Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar, stated the report.
 
Also, all origins, assets, registers, rights and obligations related to the water and wastewater sector in all units of the State’s Administrative Apparatus shall come under the purview of Oman Wastewater Services Company and Dhofar Power Company, as assigned to each, in line with provisions of the above-mentioned first clause and second clause, it added.

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