Pöyry awarded drinking water transmission contract in Saudi Arabia

March 9, 2018
SWCC has awarded Pöyry with the owner's engineer services assignment for the Rabigh-Jeddah-Makkah Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The Saline Water Conversion Company (SWCC) has awarded Pöyry with the owner's engineer services assignment for the Rabigh-Jeddah-Makkah Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Rabigh-Jeddah-Makkah Al-Mukarramah Water Transmission System is one of the largest transport systems for drinking waterandaccounts for the rapidly increasing demand of the metropolitan areas Jeddah and Makkah located in the western area of Saudi Arabia.

Pöyry's scope includes a review of contractor's engineering services and supervision of construction, erection and commissioning.

The value of the order is not disclosed but will be recognised within the Energy Business Group order stock in H1/2018.

Ari Asikainen, Pöyry's head of thermal power and renewable energy in the Middle East, said the work will be a “vital project that will transport the required water needs to the people of Jeddah and Makkah”.

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