Saudi Arabia seeks bids for key SWRO desalination plant

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Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) for the development of a independent desalination plant, using seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) technology, in Ras Mohaisen, located 300 km south of Makkah city. Located 300 km south of Makkah on the Red Sea coast in the Western Province, the Ras Mohaisen Independent Water Project will be designed using seawater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) desalination technology and include all associated infrastructure and facilities. On completion, the new IWP will boast a total treatment capacity of 300,000 cu m per day, said a statement from the Saudi utility firm. The project's commercial operation date has been set as 2022. Power supply to the project will be provided from the Saudi Electricity Company’s high voltage network, said a statement from SWPC. The Saudi utility will be more...