Metito, a leading provider of total intelligent water management solutions in emerging markets, is to design, supply, deliver and install the latest water treatment plant in the companys growing portfolio of projects in Saudi Arabia.
Spanish company Cadagua, subsidiary of Ferrovial Agroman, has been awarded a contract estimated at US$55mn (Dh201.85 million) to construct a seawater desalination plant in Ajman by the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (Fewa).
Qatar has embarked on plans to build a 10 billion Qatari riyal (US$2.75 billion) mega-reservoir capable of holding seven days worth of fresh water to avert a potential crisis should its giant desalination plants that supply 99 per cent of the Gulf states water fail.
A huge project is nearing completion next year to serve Algerias second largest city.
The recent Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held in Abu Dhabi laid out an action plan for Gulf countries to combat water scarcity and diversify energy resource.