Saudi signs water contracts worth US$103.24mn
Friday, 06 January 2012 12:26
The Saudi Ministry of Water and Electricity signed new deals covering various water and drainage projects in the kingdom worth US$103.24mn.
Asir and Buraidah projects
According to the Saudi Gazette, US$270,000 will be spent on expanding the Asir water treatment project and US$20mn will go towards the third phase of the Buraidah drinking water project.
Construction of dams
A further US$16mn will be spent on water projects in villages in the Mecca region, the Eastern Province, Al-Qassim and Jizan regions. The projects also include the construction of dams in Hail and the operation of water projects in Asir and surrounding areas.