The National Water Company (NWC) will award 15 new contracts worth more than SAR 1.6 billion to implement projects that support the infrastructure of its water system in the Jeddah Governorate.
The new projects, according to NWC, will benefit more than half a million people, expand the scope of its services, and improve the quality of service given in the governorate.
The new contracts incorporate the implementation of seven projects at a cost of more than SAR 1.3 billion, including main and transmission lines of lengths exceeding 154 km, in various diameters, over 24 to 36 months.
The new projects will benefit more than half a million people
NWC explained that the projects would link the transmission lines and strategic and operational tanks in the governorate to the distribution system to serve several districts in Jeddah, such Hamdaniya, Al-Falah, Al-Rahmaniya, Al-Bashayer and Taiba, all the northern districts of Abhor, the southern Abhor district, and the north-central and south-central districts
The company indicated that the other eight contracts, which will cost about SAR 339 million, include the implementation of water sub-networks of lengths exceeding 704 km and will serve the districts of Zomorrod Plot north of Abhor, Lolou plot north of Abhor, and parts of Al-Khumriyah district north of Garnioyah, south of Jeddah, Al-Yaqout plot north of Sharm Abhor, the Alajaweed plot, the plot between Al-Ajaweed and Prince Fawaz 1.2, and the Al-Qarniya district, and Al-Fadhila plot. NWC explained that these contracts will increase the coverage of water services in the targeted districts.