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197 water and wastewater projects in 2019’s first half worth SAR5.8 billion

The National Water Company (NWC) completed 91 water and environmental projects during the first half of 2019 across Saudi Arabia at a cost of some SAR3.2 billion.

These projects serve one million additional customers all over the Kingdom, and play a key role in achieving the objectives of the NTP initiatives and the government-backed Vision 2030, which aims to increase water and environmental services coverage for all regions in accordance with the best industry standards.

Eng Mansour Abu Thenin, NWC's Projects and Technical Services VP, said that the company works in an accelerated pace to complete many key projects that serve the people of the Kingdom, improve the level of services, enhance operation and increase water and wastewater coverage.

"The completed projects include a wastewater treatment plant, domestic connections, water networks, wastewater services, operation tanks and strategic reservoirs". Abu Thenin emphasized that such projects directly affect customer service and support the whole services system by enhancing their operation. "We are continuing to expand our services and have signed 106 contracts for introducing water and wastewater services in various regions, costing more than SAR2.6 billion, he added.

The water company is in a race against time to achieve the ambitious vision of the government that intends to provide its citizens and residents with all requirements of a dignified life. Throughout the last couple of years, the company applied many initiatives and performance indicators to enhance the pace and quality of projects execution, which led to the positive impact achieved through the completion of many vital projects.