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NWC implementing vital water projects in Jazan region

NWC implementing vital water projects in Jazan region

The National Water Company (NWC) has started implementing four contracts related to essential projects in Saudi Arabia’s northwestern Jazan region, the company announced.
The projects aim to improve the operational efficiency of water services in the governorates at a cost exceeding SR153 million to serve 100,000 beneficiaries.

The company indicated that these projects, to be implemented over a period of 24 months, were part of the objectives of the company to strengthen the water system in the region and expand the coverage ratio. NWC said the contracts included the implementation of a number of water projects, the completion and implementation of transmitter lines in a number of governorates in Jazan region in addition to raising the efficiency of water supply and distribution, which will serve a number of districts in Al-Ardah, Al-Aidabi, Abu Areesh, Al-Dayer, Al-Darb, Subya, Farasan, and Ahad Al-Masarha governorates.

The company pointed out that these contracts included projects to support infrastructure of the water services system, namely rehabilitation of water transmission lines affected by floods at a cost of more than SR38.4 million, and networks and water lines lengths reaching 13 km to serve three of the mountainous governorates in the Jazan region. Another project for providing household connections and flowmeters will be implemented at a cost of more than SR29.6 million. The project aims to reducing water loss, expanding the coverage percentage, and improving level of services provided to customers in those governorates.

NWC additionally started the implementation of a project to complete the horizontal drilling in Jazan region at a cost of more than SR13.4 million for a 5km network.

The company recently started implementing a contract to complete the installation of water tanks and networks with a length of 82 km in Jazan region at a cost of SR72 million.

NWC stressed that it is continuing to implement its strategic plans to raise operational efficiency in the water and environmental sectors in accordance with the highest standards of quality and performance, to reach the objectives of the Kingdom's Vision 2030.

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