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NWC and SWCC to increase Asir’s daily desalinated water share to over 310,000 m3 next Wednesday

As part of a continued series of inspection visits to the regions of the Kingdom, the CEO of the National Water Company (NWC), Eng Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Mowkley, inspected the progress in 48 key projects underway in Asir region, costing more than SAR1.2 billion, for reinforcing the water resources systems and infrastructures of water and environmental services, in addition to increasing coverage, especially as the region is Saudi Arabia's first touristic destination during summer seasons.


The CEO assured customers that the Company and its main partner, the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) agreed to increase supply to the region to reach a daily total of more than 310,000 m3, a daily increase of 30,000 m3, in addition to 10,000 m3 from current sources. The region will be supplied accordingly starting from the next Wednesday, providing exceptional boost to its water share during summer season.


"Considering the usual surge in demand for water during summer seasons in the region, the company developed a number of operational plans for this year's season with the aim of providing the largest amount of water possible to its residents and visitors".


During his visit to the General Directorate for Water Services, Al-Mowkley watched a presentation featuring the projects and the tanker management system.


He said that NWC teams are ready and work around the hour to handle any emergencies that may interrupt continuity of water supply to customers, and that all old customer requests are being processed. Additionally, the company works towards accelerating the operation of strategic projects to support drinking water supplies to shortage-affected regions.


The company is committed to providing all services and processing all customer reports across all governorates and cities of the region 24/7 via its electronic branch at ( and call center (920001744).


The CEO acknowledged the follow-up of HRH Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdelaziz, Governor of Asir Region, and HE Eng Abdulrahman Abdulmohsen Alfadley, Minster of Environment, Water and Agriculture, with regards to all procedures and works executed by the Directorate to provide water for customers, visitors, centers and villages of the region.