Marafiq Water Production Department in Yanbu produces standard quality of
Potable water for the community and high quality of Process water for
Industries in Yanbu Industrial City with installed capacity of 146,160
cubic meter per day and provides the industries with sea
water as a cooling water.
The Process and Potable water are produced through 9 Multi
Stage Flash units and one Reverse Osmosis plant ( consist of 6 trains ).
The produced water is stored in Tank Farm area in three
potable storage tanks and other three Process tanks
each tank has a 40,000 cubic meter storage capacity.
In tank farm area the potable water is treated to meet the standard quality of WHO; RC as well as MARAFIQ standards. At the same time, the major chemicals and fuels are stored in Tank Farm area to provide it to the internal consumer when needed.
RO plant stage II is installed to allow RO plant to produce process
water to meet the required quality of process water .
Many projects being constructed in Water Production department to enhance the plant availability and reliably:
60,000 cubic meter Process water tank.
New CO2 plant to support the Potablization process
New Seawater Pump with capacity of 60,000 cubic meter per hour
New Hypo chlorinator plants for disinfection of Seawater network piping system
Being the only provider of Potable and Process water in Yanbu Industrial City,
the department carries demanding responsibility, the job remains crucial.
Ever increasing demand of the utilities, aging plants, difficulties
in procurement of the material, spare parts and resources in
the region have been the main challenges in process of
accomplishment of our mission.
Within seven years of formation of MARAFIQ the completion of major
tasks and diversified programs had contributed to the development
and progress of MARAFIQ in all dimensions. Commitments are honored
and the actual demand of Process water and Potable Water has been
fulfilled satisfactorily. So far the objectives are achieved
and believed to be assessed with satisfaction.