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Waterise and Jordan Phosphates Mines Company partner for deep sea desalination project

  • Waterise and Jordan Phosphates Mines Company partner for deep sea desalination project

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Jordan Phosphates Mines Company (JPMC), a global leader in phosphate production, is excited to reveal a strategic partnership with Waterise, an innovative Norwegian start-up specializing in eco-friendly deep sea desalination. This collaboration will launch an ambitious desalination project in the Gulf of Aqaba, designed to address the growing water needs at JPMC’s facilities. Currently, both parties are focused on finalizing water off-take arrangements and other essential details before formalizing the agreements.

This groundbreaking partnership aims to utilize Waterise’s cutting-edge desalination technology to sustainably meet JPMC's water requirements, enhancing the company's operational efficiency and commitment to environmental sustainability.

JPMC’s Chairman, H.E. Dr. Mohammed Thneibat, said: "This partnership with Waterise aligns perfectly with our commitment to sustainable development and environmental stewardship. By utilising this innovative desalination solution we can ensure a consistent supply of water while minimising our ecological footprint. We look forward to seeing the positive impact this project will have on our operations and the surrounding community."

"We are thrilled to partner with JPMC on this groundbreaking project," said Niels Petter Wright, CEO of Waterise. "Our deep sea desalination solution based on world class oil and gas technology and marine operations represents a significant advancement in sustainable water production, and we are confident that it will provide a reliable and environmentally friendly local water supply for JPMC’s critical operations in the Gulf of Aqaba."

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