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News nwc announces its readiness for hajj season 1445h with an operational plan that provides +3 million m3 of water storage.

the national water company (nwc) announced the completion of its operational and technical plan to manage the water and environmental services sectors in makkah and the holy sites in preparation for the hajj season 1445h.the company confirmed its readiness to implement its operational plan to receive this year's pilgrims early. nwc has been working to improve the services provided and raise the level of readiness to achieve the aspirations of the wise leadership, may god protect them, to utilize all capabilities and provide all water and environmental services to the pilgrims and enable them to perform their rituals with ease and comfort.we have worked from early on to develop plans and strategies and learn from previous lessons to improve the level of services provided to pilgrims and focus on providing the necessary quantities of water that will be distributed and pumped to makkah and the holy rites during the hajj season. the operational and strategic storage volumes exceeded 3.2 million cubic meters, with an average daily pumping volume of more than 750,000 cubic meters to makkah and the holy sites, and an average pumping volume of more than one million cubic meters per day on the day of arafa and the days of eid al-adha. qualified national cadres with more than 2000 employees will implement the plan, the company said.nwc said it has recently implemented 10 water and environment projects in makkah and the holy sites at a cost of more than 158 million saudi riyals. the company has done this to develop infrastructure, support water supply, increase the efficiency of networks in makkah and the holy sites, and increase the capacity of sewage lines. this is to ensure the provision of the best services to the guests of god. nwc pointed out that it is using smart technologies to manage the water system. during the hajj season, where operations in makkah and the holy sites are monitored through the control rooms of the scada system.the company showed that the pumping of water would continue around the clock in the grand mosque and the central area, along with continuing to pump water to all the districts of makkah served by water networks at a rate of 21 hours a day. in addition, nwc is operating the company's filling stations (ashyab) in makkah at full capacity to meet the needs of tankers for residents of districts without water networks during the season. the company brought out that the central laboratory is equipped with the latest modern international technologies to ensure the quality of the water provided to the guests of god. it pointed out that there are fixed and mobile laboratories in the holy sites that conduct laboratory tests on the samples collected by the field teams from the main water sources, operational and strategic reservoirs, and water networks in the holy sites and makkah in order to ensure the quality of water. nwc stressed that its team includes qualified and specialized national staff who conduct more than 4100 laboratory tests per day during the hajj season.​

News nwc started implementing 9 projects in madinah at some 500m sr

​the national water company (nwc), represented by the northwest cluster, announced the launch of the implementation of 9 water and sanitation projects in different locations in madinah region, at a cost of about 500 million saudi riyals (sr), in order to increase the coverage of services, increase operational efficiency and improve customer service.the nwc explained that the water projects include a project to provide drinking water services to beneficiaries in al-aaqoul district and al-awaina project in madinah through the implementation of water networks and pipes of different diameters with a total length of 113.5 kilometers at a cost of more than sr 56.7 million, a project to implement water networks and pipes in al-suwaidra at a cost of more than sr 43. 6 million saudi riyals with a length of 118.7 kilometers, in addition to the project to implement the main water line in the third ring road east of madinah at a cost of more than 26.1 million saudi riyals with a length of 18.7 linear kilometers, as well as the project to replace water networks and lines in the city of yanbu at a cost of more than 26.8 million saudi riyals with a length of 41.5 kilometers.the company pointed out that the environmental projects include the implementation of wastewater networks in the western part of the ranunaaa system and the southern districts of the city with a length of 45.5 km at a cost of more than 37.8 million saudi riyals to serve bani bayada, al-jabra, west of ranunna districts. nwc pointed out that they include a project to eliminate environmental damage in al-jurf district in madinah (east jurf and west jurf) through the implementation of main sewers and networks of different diameters with a length of 57.6 kilometers at a cost of more than 78.2 million saudi riyals. the company pointed out that the projects also include the implementation of sewerage networks of different diameters with a length of 36.4 kilometers at a cost of more than 78.2 million saudi riyals. the company pointed out that the projects also included the implementation of sewage networks of different diameters with a length of 36.4 kilometers in al-samiri, al-saharij and al-hawra districts in yanbu city, in addition to the rehabilitation of the existing lift station to receive water from sewage tankers, at a cost of more than 48.3 million saudi riyals.nwc stated that the environmental projects also include a project to eliminate environmental damage in the southern districts of madinah through the implementation of the main sewage lines in the ranouna systems and the districts of the eastern part of the system, in addition to networks of different diameters with a length of (81. 5) km long at a cost of more than (117.2) million riyals, explaining that the projects that have started implementation include the project to extend the lines of sewage networks in al-safak al-ahmar plan khaybar, al-mahd, al-hanakia governorates of madinah region with a length of 24.6 km at a cost of more than 44.2 million saudi riyals. the company stressed that the projects are in line with the ministry's plans to strengthen infrastructure, increase the coverage of water and environmental protection, improve its reliability, and raise its operational efficiency.

News nwc begins implementing 12 water and sanitation projects at sr 1.5b in the eastern province

​the national water company (nwc), represented by the eastern cluster, announced the start of implementation of 12 projects worth sr 1.5 billion to strengthen the components of its system in the eastern province. nwc aims to increase service coverage and reduce environmental damage to the residents of 50 districts in dammam city and the governorates of al-khobar, al-qatif, al-ahsa and hafr al-batin.the company began implementing its major projects in the city of dammam and the governorate of al-bayda, where it started work on phase ii of the king fahd suburb sanitary drainage network project and related plans worth more than sr 427 million. under this project, nwc will extend the system networks to 357 kilometers and establish 5 wastewater lifting stations with a total capacity of 23,808 cubic meters per day to improve environmental services in the suburbs (fourth, fifth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth) and al nada and amana districts. in addition, the company started the implementation of a project to replace the main and feeder water lines at a length of 122 kilometers in the districts of al-dawasir, al adama, workers city, al-amamra, abdullah fuad and al-souq, at more than 62 million saudi riyals, with the aim of improving the quality of the water system in these districts.in al-khobar governorate, the company explained that it started implementing four projects; the most remarkable of them are two with a total cost of more than 530 million saudi riyals for sanitation services. they will be implemented by laying main lines and feeder networks with a total length of more than 169 kilometers, constructing five sewage-lifting stations, and upgrading other five lifting stations with a total capacity of 205,560 cubic meters per day. they will serve the districts of al-rakah, cordoba, al-tahliya, al-hamra, al-fawazia, ibn sina, al-ta'awun, al-amwaj and al-souq at a total cost of 62 million saudi riyals.nwc clarified that it has started the implementation of (4) projects in khobar governorate, especially two projects with a total cost of more than (530) million riyals for sewage services by laying main lines and sub-networks with a total length of more than (169) linear kilometers, constructing (5) sewage lift stations and developing (5) lift stations with a total capacity of (205,560) cubic meters per day to serve the districts of al-rakah, cordoba, al-tahliyah, al-hamra, al-fawaziyah, ibn sina, al-ta'awwaa, al-ta'awaj, al-lulwa, rawabi, and al-jawhara.on the other hand, the company started to complete the implementation of two water projects by extending the main and feeder water lines with a length of 50 kilometers in different areas in al-aziziyah to serve the districts of al-kawthar, al-hamra, al-rawabi, al-khuzama and part of the green belt at a cost of more than 27 million saudi riyals. in addition, nwc completed the construction of al-salmaniya water station in dhahran at a cost of nearly 17 million saudi riyals, with a water pumping capacity of 8,640 cubic meters per day, to increase the level of services provided to the residents of al-salmaniya district.the company also pointed out that it has started the implementation of three projects in the governorate of al-qatif, one of which costs more than 250 million saudi riyals to develop existing lift stations, implement sewage lines and networks with a total length of 52 kilometers, and upgrade nine existing sewage treatment plants (stps) with a total capacity of 283,000 cubic meters per day to eliminate environmental damage in the districts of safawi, al-awamiya, hala muhaish, anak, umm al hamam, sehat, and al jish.in continuation of the implementation of environmental services projects, the project to complete the expansion of the binary treatment plant in safwa at a cost of more than 92 million saudi riyals with a capacity of 30,000 cubic meters per day to increase the operational efficiency of the plant and achieve the best performance rates. on the waterside, the company has begun the completion of a project at a cost of more than 15 million saudi riyals to expand the water network lines with a length of 32,000 meters, replacing old valves with modern ones to serve the districts of khuwailidiyah, al-jash, halat mahish, al-jaroudiyah, tarut, sehat, al-qadih, al-qadih and al-tubi).in the governorate of al-ahsa, the company started the implementation of two projects, the first of which, at a cost of more than 24 million saudi riyals, is concerned with the qualification and completion of water and wastewater facilities and the implementation of networks with a length of 7,000 meters to serve the diyar al-ahsa district. the other project worth about 3 million saudi riyals to extend a 1,205-meter wastewater transmission line and connect it to the al-maqrabiya lift station in al-ayoun to serve the districts of rabiya al-ahsa and parts of al-muqrabiya.nwc announced that it has started work to complete the implementation of a water project at a cost of more than 24 million saudi riyals to expand the service coverage in hafr al-batin governorate and qaysumah center to serve the districts of al-massif, al-murooj, al-muhammadiyah, al-rawda, al-nuzha and al-wadi, where it will lay water network lines with a total length of 128 kilometers. the company will continue to implement its current and future projects with the highest quality standards and using the latest available technologies to achieve its strategy and improve the level of services provided to the residents of the eastern province.

News nwc awards sar 2.18 billion heet and alhayer treatment plants long term o&m contract to alkhorayef company

​riyadh, saudi arabia, 10 december, 2023 the national water company (nwc) announced that it has awarded a long-term operation and maintenance (ltom) contract for the rehabilitation, operation and maintenance of sewage treatment plants (stps) in heet and alhayer, riyadh, to alkhorayef water and power technologies company (awpt). the contract spans 15 years and is worth more than sar2.18 billion. the project is meant to contribute to the objectives of the national water strategy aimed at achieving environmental sustainability, increasing investments in the water sector, and opening up partnership opportunities for the private sector. this is executed under an innovative agreements model that aims at engaging the private sector in investment opportunities involving the rehabilitation, operation and maintenance of nwc strategic assets.the contract was signed under the patronage of he eng. abdulrahman abdulmohsen alfadley, minister of environment, water and agriculture and chairman of nwc, between eng. nemer mohammed alshebl, nwc ceo, and ceo of awpt.commenting on the significant milestone, the ceo of nwc said “the value of the contract signed with awpt is more than sar 2.18 billion (some usd 581 million), with a levelized tariff of sar 0.45/m3, i.e. about usd 0.12/m3”.alshebl indicated that the contract aims at rehabilitation, operation, and maintenance of four stps in riyadh (heet and alhayer stps) with a total treatment capacity of 870,000 m3/day. as part of the contract, he added, awpt will invest over sar 655 million in rehabilitation works, which will improve the operational performance and environmental compliance.nemer alshebl said that this is the fourth contracts to be awarded as ltom contracts under nwc’s ltom program, which is part of its plan for existing stps. nwc has received ltom proposals for the stps in alhofuf, omran and oyon in alahsa governorate last month (november, 2023), to be the fifth contract to be awarded with a total sewage treatment capacity of 472,000 m3/day.the ceo continued “the company also expects to receive proposals for stps in dammam and khobar, with a combined sewage treatment capacity of 654,000 m3/day, and the proposals of wadi alarej stp in taif governorate with a total sewage treatment capacity of 147,000 m3/day”. in addition, the ceo said that “the nwc ltom program is continuing, as nwc intends to tender (113) existing treatment plants with a total capacity of 2.4 million m3/day starting in 2024”.these contracts are investment opportunities open for local and international companies. alshebl said that these partnerships will attract important consortia, with the goal of rehabilitating existing assets for 15 years with capital investments at competitive prices.through these contracts, nwc aims to support the national economy by enabling expansion and growth in the water sector and creating opportunities and long-term partnerships with local and international private sector companies. another goal is to attract and localize new technologies and transfer knowledge to saudi professionals. additionally, he said, the opportunities in the water sector attracts capital into saudi arabia, as they are offered as part of an innovative partnership model that interests water sector players locally and globally.​

The National Water Company (a Saudi joint stock company, wholly owned by the state represented by the Public Investment Fund) was established in 2008, providing water and wastewater services on sound commercial bases in accordance with the international best practices.

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