Monday 18 June 2018

Saudi Arabia launches $1.3bn new water projects

RIYADH, June 15, 2017

The Saudi government has launched more than 100 projects worth SR4.9 billion ($1.3 billion) aimed at boosting the supply of drinking water and providing better sanitation services to its citizens across the kingdom, said a report.

These water-related schemes are in keeping with the Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020, reported Arab News, citing the minister of water, environment, and agriculture.

These projects include purification and pumping stations, as well as the expansion and upgrading of treatment plants and implementation and completion of projects and household connections, lines for the transfer of drinking water and sewage facilities, remarked Abdulrahman Al Fadli.

Additional water tanks will be set up in places such as Asir, Madinah, Najran, Tabuk, Riyadh, Qassim, Al Jouf, the northern border area, Hail and Jazan, he added.

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