New Sharjah public-private venture to sell treated water to industrial areas

Aug. 14, 2018
Plan will also double capacity of the Al Shaja wastewater treatment plant.

UAE, AUG 14, 2018 -- A new joint venture company between Belgium-headquartered construction company Besix and Sharjah's Investment and Developer Authority, Shurooq, will take wastewater from homes in Sharjah, treat it, and then sell it on to customers in the emirate's industrial areas.

The joint venture, Qatra, was announced last Monday. It will take charge of the Al Saja’a wastewater treatment plant built by Besix for the Sharjah government and commissioned last year, double its capacity, add a polishing plant and then commercialise the sale of treated water through a network that it will develop in the industrial areas close to the plant. Read more at Zawya