Eaton lands Gaza wastewater treatment plant contract

Contract to provide complete power distribution and industrial Control solutions for the Khan Younis Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Khan Younis Wastewater Treatment Plant Image courtesy maalem.ps/news
Khan Younis Wastewater Treatment Plant Image courtesy maalem.ps/news

DUBAI, APRIL 17, 2019 -- Eaton and its local partner in Jordan SAM Engineering have been awarded a major contract to provide complete power distribution and industrial Control solutions for the Khan Younis Wastewater Treatment Plant in Gaza.

The Khan Younis Wastewater Treatment Plant is being developed under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Once completed, it will have a capacity of more than 9 million cu m of treated wastewater which will be recharged annually into a local purifier, thus providing the residents of Khan Younis access to cleaner water for agriculture purposes, they stated.

Under the contract, Eaton will be providing complete xEnergy LV Systems, power distribution components and industrial control solutions for the treatment plant.

Eaton Middle East Managing Director Ashraf Yehia said: "This is a very important project that has been established in Gaza which gives will provide adequate and clean water."

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