The National Water Company (NWC) signed a contract recently for the implementation of a wastewater project in Madinah region, costing more than SAR150 million (USD40 million). The project will lay 7,775 meters of main pipelines with diameters between 1,200 and 2,200 mm.
Eng Ayman Y. Yamani, NWC North-west Cluster Senior General Manager, said that the project is to serve the districts in north and north-west Madinah region including King Fahad, Airport, Al-Duwaikhlah and Al-Shafiyah districts. It will also serve southern districts including Al-Ranonaa, Al-Jabrah and Bani Bayadah.
"The project would serve 60,000 people and increase the amount of wastewater received by the wastewater treatment plant in Madinah from 100,000 to 120,000 cubic meters a day, the official added. The company is committed to completing all projects and connecting water and wastewater services to the residential districts in Madinah region and its governorates.
Yamani concluded that the project would enable the General Directorate for Water Services in Madinah to remove the environmental damages afflicted on many districts. It is also a tool that enhances the strategic performance, hence, increasing the standard of services provided to the region's citizens and residents.