The National Water Company (NWC) of Saudi Arabia announced last week the launch of four new water and wastewater projects in the city of Dammam, informs Zawya.
The projects, valued at SAR 107 million (about $28.5 million), will expand the coverage of services, improve the efficiency of operations and eliminate environmental damages, stated a press release. Over 127,000 new customers will benefit from them.
The city of Dammam, the sixth-most populous in Saudi Arabia with more than 1 million people, is the capital of the Eastern Province and a major administrative centre for the country’s oil industry.
The work involves laying more than 11 km of main and sub-pipelines and 199 km of water supply and sanitation network, serving some 12,000 properties, according to the Senior General Manager of NWC Eastern Cluster, Eng Hamdi Al-Sherari.
The National Water Company is working on a number of essential projects to enhance services to citizens and residents of the country’s Eastern province, according to the objectives and initiatives in the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.