MARAFIQ, Saudi Arabia's leading water and electricity services operator, has contracted
With this contract,
With a capacity of 178,000 cu m per day, this new plant will supply the Sadara petrochemical complex built by
To meet the very strict water quality standards required by Marafiq and minimise this new plant's impact on the environment,
After an initial treatment phase involving dissolved air flotation to capture the suspended particles in the water and ultrafiltration, the water will then be desalinated by reverse osmosis membranes before being remineralised.
The combination of these various processes will ensure a secure water supply, limit the risk of plant failure and extend its lifespan, while at the same time reducing the site's energy requirements and costs.
Created in the 1970s by the authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Marafiq operates the country's water and electricity services and is responsible for overseeing the development of the Jubail and Yanbu industrial cities designed to ensure Saudi Arabia's economic diversification.
"With this new reference,
Present in Saudi Arabia since 1979 where it built the desalination plant for the city of Al Khobar in the
One of the largest and most efficient in the world, this 800,000 m3 per day capacity plant uses
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