Haestad Methods gains several contracts in Middle Eastern and North African market

Haestad Methods announced that it has provided its award-winning software to several new key accounts in the Middle Eastern and North African regions.

Jul 28th, 2003


WATERBURY, Conn., July 28, 2003 -- Haestad Methods announced that it has provided its award-winning software to several new key accounts in the Middle Eastern and North African regions.

Some of the company's recent successes have included contracts with the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Water Works; Saud Consult, Saudi Arabia; Alexandria Water General Authority, Egypt; Ministry of Energy and Water, Zambia; and the University of Jordan.

Using Haestad Methods' software, clients in these arid areas have designed new and more efficient water distribution and drainage systems, supplying the population with plentiful and hygienic water. In particular, Saud Consult recently used WaterCAD®, Haestad Methods' water distribution modeling software, to complete several high-profile projects in Saudi Arabia for the Al-Madina Al-Munawwara water network, the Al-Quassim irrigation water network, and the Onaizah City water transmission line.

"Using this software has proven to be very helpful for our very particular needs," said Baker Al-Shawaf, head mechanical engineer for Saud Consult. "It has shortened our time spent in the planning phase of projects, allowing us to accomplish our main goal, which is to achieve the best scientific and financial results for our clients."

As the demand for the regions' water resources requirements continues to rise, Haestad Methods will work even closer with its Middle Eastern and North African clients to provide them with new and innovative solutions to meet their evolving needs. Some of Haestad Methods' current services offered to this client base include localized training and multi-lingual Arabic, French, and English technical support. In addition, Haestad Methods' diverse staff from over 35 different countries possesses the awareness of customs and business practices to guarantee its Middle Eastern and North African clients personalized and professional support in developing, utilizing, and managing customized models.

For more information on Haestad Methods' Middle Eastern and North African initiatives, call Haestad Methods at 1-800-727-6555 (USA or Canada) or +1-203- 755-1666 (worldwide), e-mail sales@haestad.com, or visit www.haestad.com.

About Haestad Methods: Haestad Methods has been in the business of enabling engineers with technology for 25 years and is internationally recognized as the world's leading water resources software company. Haestad Methods provides more than 130,000 civil engineers in over 170 countries with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software, services, continuing education workshops, and publications.

Haestad Methods' complete suite of engineering software products for water, stormwater, and wastewater modeling and management includes WaterGEMS®, WaterCAD®, PumpMasterTM, Darwin®, WaterSAFETM, SewerCAD®, StormCAD®, PondPack®, FlowMaster®, CulvertMaster®, and HEC-PackTM. Haestad Methods trains thousands of engineers each year. It is duly authorized to award CEUs and PDHs and is licensed by Sandia National Laboratories to conduct RAM-WSM (Risk Assessment Methodology for Water Utilities) Training.

For more information, call Haestad Methods at 800-727-6555 (USA or Canada) or +1-203-755-1666 (worldwide), e-mail info@haestad.com, or visit www.haestad.com, www.watersecurity.org, or www.civilquiz.com.

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