AES Arabia Ltd secured a US Dollar 14 Million contract to design, manufacture, Construct, Commission and Start-up a dedicated SWRO Plant that can produce up to 2,752 GPM of fresh water for the KASUT Research Park.
The contractor for this project is China National Chemical engineering Company (CNCEC) under the management of SAUDI ARAMCO. The internationally affiliated AES Arabia, a Riyadh based water and waste water Management Company was selected in competitive bidding based on its track record and due to its long experience with ARAMCO work.
The source of Seawater will be from deep open intake and shall extensively pretreated before it is pumped into the desalination plant. The desalted water will be further treated for the removal of Boron and consequently re-mineralized to meet the WHO standards. Although built for a research institution, the plant design and manufacturing will be according to the stringent standards followed in all Aramco Oil and Gas projects.
AES Arabia previously built an 8000 CMD MBR Sewage Treatment Plant and participated in the construction of the 52,000 CMD SWRO for KAUST.