Services

Distribution networks

  • Potable water: Four pump stations are feeding a network of 800 km. The average daily supply is 51,000 m3/day. The total storage capacity for potable water is 540,000 m3.
  • Process water: Two pump stations are feeding a network of 51 km. This network supplies the heavy industries with low mineralized water. The average daily supply represents 85,000 m3/day. The total capacity of storage of process water is 680,000 m3.
  • Reclaimed water network: Comprises of 42 km of networks for the fire protection in the industrial area.

Wastewater collection networks

  • Sanitary wastewater: 624 km and 57 lift stations.
  • Industrial wastewater: 66 km and 28 lift stations.

Wastewater treatment

  • Sanitary Wastewater Treatment Plant (SWTP): Commissioned in 2015 has a design capacity of 47,500 m3/day, currently receiving only 50% of its capacity.
  • Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant (IWTP): Commissioned in 2013 has a design capacity of 48,000 m3/day, and is currently receiving 90% of its capacity.
  • The reclaimed water produced after treatment is mainly re-used as irrigation water (30,000 m3/day) and the remaining volumes are released into the Red Sea, after controls have been implemented to meet environmental compliance with water quality standards.

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