Metito to build new SR4.2 million WWTP in Saudi Arabia

Metito, a leading provider of total intelligent water management solutions in emerging markets, is to design, supply, deliver and install the latest water treatment plant in the company’s growing portfolio of projects in Saudi Arabia.

The Al Ruqai Border Center wastewater treatment plant will be located in the north-east of the Kingdom. The contract valued at SR4.2 million, will be executed under the main contractor, Sanam Contracting Company, and upon completion in May 2012 will service 10,000 people in Al Ruqai and the surrounding area with treated wastewater for irrigation.

As Salah El Ackad, general manager Dubai, Northern Emirates, Oman, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, said: 'This project is part of a long line of ongoing initiatives we are looking at and signing on with in the Kingdom. Al Ruqai represents a key area, as it is located right on the border with Kuwait and is home to many thousands of people.'

The plant will utilize the latest in MBR technology for the treatment of the domestic wastewater, in order to yield the highest standards of Treated Sewage Effluent (TSE) with minimum use of area. Metito is taking part in the 2011 WEPower Exhibition being held in Dammam, where it is interacting with industry leaders and government officials to unveil new projects and discuss the latest topics pertaining to the water industry in the region.

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