Water & Wastewater
May 2020

The water and wastewater treatment chemicals market in the Middle East region is set to perform well over the next five years, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2 per cent, said a report by 6Wresearch, a global market research and consulting firm.






May 2020

The GCC region remains one of the highest consumers of water in the world as demand surges simultaneous with its booming population and steady socio-economic growth.






May 2020

UTICO, a full-spectrum private utility in the Middle East, has achieved a milestone of one million Lost Time Injury (LTI) free man-hours while the pace of output from its water and power plants rose to keep up the demand in 2019.






May 2020

The Ministry of Electricity and Water in Kuwait, in line with goals to improve the strategic reserve, aims to modify the system of water production, reported Arab Times.






May 2020

The UAE government has given approval for a series of strategic water infrastructure development projects worth Dh162 million ($44 million) including the building of new dams and water canals in various parts of the country.






May 2020

Egypt has announced the completion of the world’s biggest agricultural drainage treatment project - Al Mahsamma agricultural drainage treatment, recycling and reuse plant - in Ismailia governorate at an investment of $100 million.






May 2020

France-headquartered resource management specialist, Veolia, has joined forces with Oman’s Sembcorp Salalah Power and Water Company, and Sohar Operation Services, to launch an apprenticeship programme aimed at elevating the quality of talent entering Oman’s desalination sector.






May 2020

Veolia, a global leader in optimised resource management, and the Royal Commission for Jubail via its investment arm JYIC, have started work for the development of a central utilities and waste valorisation plant in the PlasChem Park of Jubail Industrial City.






May 2020

Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (Sagia) has partnered with Xylem, a leader in water technologies, to develop and localise advanced water and wastewater products and technologies in a bid to address water challenges in Saudi Arabia.






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