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SWCC – Rabigh Independent Water Project (IWP): Phase 3 – Makkah - Project Profile

SWCC – Rabigh Independent Water Project (IWP): Phase 3 – Makkah - Project Profile


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Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), subsidiary of Water & Electricity L.L.C (WEC) is undertaking the construction of a Water Desalination Plant project in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia.

The project involves the construction of a desalination plant with a processing capacity of 600,000m3 (158 million gallons) of desalinated water per day.

It includes the construction of pumping stations, a water storage facility, and a processing unit; the installation of safety and security systems, and the laying of conveyance pipelines, intake and outlet pipelines.

Black & Veatch has been appointed to undertake engineering studies and to prepare engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) tender documents; Fichtner Engineering and Consulting as the technical adviser; Banque Saudi Fransi as lead and financial advisor; the UK’s DLA Piper as legal adviser; and Alderbrook as a financial adviser.

In November 2015, SWCC awarded Ayesa a contract to provide engineering consulting services for the project.

On August 2, 2017, WEC issued the expression of interest (EoI) for the development, financing, procurement, implementation, operation, and maintenance of a desalination plant with submission deadline August 21, 2017. The project developer will sell their entire capacity and output to WEC by virtue of 25-year concession Water Purchase Agreement (WPA).

55 companies have been expressed interest, few of the companies are ACWA Power, Saudi Industrial Services Co (SISCO), Nesma Holding, Advanced Water Technology Co., AlBawardi Group, a consortium of Acciona Agua SA and Abdul Latif Jameel Commercial Development Company Ltd, Orascom Construction, National Power Co. & Abu Dhabi National Energy (Taqa), Tecnicas Reunidas, Engie, Shapoorji Pallonji, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, and Marubeni.

WEC has prequalified nine developers. The prequalified groups, with lead developer first are Acwa Power, Engie (France), FCC Aqualia (Spain), JGC (Japan), Malakoff (Malaysia), Marubeni (Japan), Suez Group (France), Valoriza (Spain), Veolia (France).

SWCC to sign the WPA by August 2018. The financial close to be concluded by October 2018, with the plant to be commissioned by October 2021.Scope

The project involves the construction of a desalination plant with processing capacity of 600,000m3 of desalinated water per day in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia.

The US$1,300 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of pumping stations

2. Construction of a water storage facility

3. Construction of a processing unit

4. Installation of safety and security systems

5. Laying of conveyance pipelines

6. Laying of intake and outlet pipelinesReasons To Buy

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