Xylem to upgrade Bahrain ozone WWTP, to be largest in Middle East

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SCHAFFHAUSEN, SWITZERLAND, Sept. 3, 2014 -- Today, Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a global water technology company aiming to solve challenging water issues, announced that it has signed a $7.3-million contract with Bahrain's Ministry of Works to upgrade a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Manama, the capital city of Bahrai.

Under the contract, Xylem will design, install and commission an expansion and upgrade of the existing Wedeco ozone systems at the Tubli Water Pollution Control Centre (TWPCC). As a result of the upgrade, the Tubli plant will be the largest ozone WWTP in the Middle East. The upgrade work will be completed within 16 months and is due to be ready for operation at the end of 2015.

The capacity of the new WWTP will increase from 200,000 to 240,000 cubic meters per day. Further, the enhanced wastewater reuse capacity is necessary for irrigation purposes in the area and will benefit the local agriculture and horticulture sectors in particular.  

The Ministry of Works is the construction arm of the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain and provides infrastructure in accordance with the legal frameworks set out in the National Strategic Master Plan for Bahrain, outlook 2030.

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About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. For more information, visit www.xyleminc.com.

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