ACWA Power led consortium wins Salalah water project

A consortium headed by Saudi based international power and water developer ACWA Power has announced that it has been awarded the Salalah Independent Water Project (IWP) by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP), a member of Nama Group (formerly The Electricity Holding Company).
The plant will be located in Salalah, Dhofar Governorate and will have a capacity to generate 25 million gallons per day of desalinated water using reverse osmosis technology, the Riyadh based corporation said.
The Salalah IWP is being procured by OPWP under a Build-Own-Operate framework on the back of a 20-year Water Purchase Agreement (WPA). Dhofar Desalination Company SAOC, the project company, will be owned by ACWA Power, Veolia Middle East and Dhofar International Development & Investment Holding Co SAOG (DIDIC).