The Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC), with headquarters in Saudi Arabia, announced the qualified bidders for the development of two new Independent Sewage Treatment Plants (ISTPs): Buraydah 2 ISTP and Tabuk 2 ISTP.
Buraydah 2 ISTP will have a total treatment capacity of 150,000 m3/day. It will be located near the city of Buraydah (in the Qassim region) in north-central Saudi Arabia, approximately 400 km from Riyadh.
Tabuk 2 ISTP will have a total treatment capacity of 90,000 m3/day and it will be located near the city of Tabuk in north-western Saudi Arabia.
Last January, the company invited the expressions of interest (EOIs) for the design and construction of these two ISTPs, as well as for the Madinah-3 ISTP. 64 companies participated.
SWPC announced the following companies/consortia are pre-qualified to bid for Buraydah 2 ISTP and Tabuk 2 ISTP.
- Acciona Agua and International Water Distribution Company (Tawzea)
- FCC Aqualia, Alkhorayef Water & Power Technologies and Alfanar Company
- GS Inima Environment and Al Jomaih Energy and Water Company
- Marubeni Corporation
- Metito Utilities Limited
Under a 25-year Sewage Treatment Agreement with SWPC, the two project companies to be incorporated to develop each project will treat the entire sewage capacity supplied by SWPC. SWPC’s obligations under the agreement will be supported by a credit support agreement from the Government of Saudi Arabia.