VA Tech Wabag (Wabag) has secured 48 million USD (approximately ₹ 360 crore) order to execute the 300 MLD (million litres per day) Jeddah Airport 2 Independent Sewage Treatment Plant (ISTP) Project at Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is a repeat order for WABAG in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia secured through Saudi Services for Electro Mechanical Works Company (SSEM).
The plant will be built by Wabag with the state-of-the-art NEREDA technology for the first time in the region, a sustainable and cost-effective wastewater treatment technology that purifies water using the unique features of aerobic granular biomass.
The plant will be designed to treat 300 MLD, expandable to 500 MLD of wastewater treatment. Wabag will be responsible for process design, engineering, procurement of process equipment including process control instruments, supervision, commissioning and demonstration of process guarantees.
Commenting on this order, Deep Raj Saxena, CEO — Middle East and Africa Cluster said, "We are extremely delighted to be part of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 that encourages private sector participation in achieving its economic development goals. In partnership with SSEM, we are happy to develop this sustainable wastewater infrastructure with the latest technology to be deployed for the first time in the region. This project will further expand our growing footprint in the Middle East region".