The National Water Company (NWC) and Umm Dl-Qura for Development and Construction (UAQ), the owner and master developer of the Masar Destination ‘Pathway Destination’ project in Makkah, have signed a strategic agreement to build and supply drinking water, provide sanitation services, and interconnect the internal networks for the ‘Masar Destination’ projects in Makkah at a cost of SR 495 million.
The Masar Destination project is one of the most important strategic projects in the Makkah Region, with 205 integrated development lots built on unprecedented infrastructure measuring 3,650 metres long and 320 metres broad and covering a total area of around 1.2 million square metres.
NWC has announced that it will oversee and monitor the construction of the main water and sanitation transmission lines that will service Masar Destination and the adjacent districts. NWC will also connect Destination projects’ sewage systems to existing, functioning, and self-contained sewage systems, as well as all infrastructural facilities.
NWC has announced that it will oversee and monitor the construction of the main water and sanitation transmission lines
According to infrastructure design studies and the general engineering plan for Masar Destination, sewage services for Masar Destination are anticipated to be 64,000m3 per day.
NWC further stated that during the project, it will install five main drinking water transmission lines, each having a diameter of up to 1,400mm for combination lines and 2,500mm for single lines, as well as two main sewage service lines.
The daily demand for drinking water is expected to be 73,000m3
The general plan of Masar, according to UAQ, aims to raise the level of urban and service development to become one of the best models of global development, and this agreement fits into that framework by providing water and sanitation services that meet environmental, social, and corporate governance standards.
As per the agreement, Masar projects will receive the specified amounts of drinking water. The daily demand for drinking water is expected to be 73,000m3. The two parties have agreed that the drinking water properties will meet the Saudi Standards, Metrology, and Quality Organization’s (SASO) unbottled water standards.