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  • Over $30bn worth of projects in the MENA water industry
  • Abu Dhabi Stormwater Management Plan worth US$2.5bn continues to be implemented across a 15-year timeline
  • Dubai’s deep tunnel storm water systems is part of Dubai’s ongoing project to be completed in 2025 and Dubai Municipality announced the stormwater and sewerage scheme, which is estimated to be valued at $6bn
  • Haya Water’s $1bn desalination, sewage and wastewater treatment systems all to be completed in 36 months
  • Saudi Arabia will soon have one of the world’s largest water pipelines, more than 900-kilometer transmission system that will pump nearly 4 million cubic meters per day (cum/d) of water from Jubail Industrial City to the capital of Riyadh
  • The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) announced plans to invest $80 billion by 2025 in an effort to increase desalinated water production to 8.5 million m3/d. In addition, the National Water Company (NWC) has invested nearly $6.7 bn on more than 300 water projects in the fields of service, infrastructure development and water treatment in Makkah, Riyadh, Taif and Jeddah.
  • The Ministry of Electricity & Water and the Ministry of Public Works of Kuwait are investing in many wastewater treatment projects to name a few: The $1.55 bn Umm al-Hayman Wastewater Plant Expansion, and the $700 million North Kabd Sewage Treatment Plant.
  • Egyptian government says capital expenditure of over $2bn will be invested into water supply and more than $3.5bn will go into wastewater between 2015 and 2020
  • The Jordanian government is set to implement projects worth $7bn to secure additional water resources as part of its water management strategy over the next 10 years.
  • Bahrain will invest $4bn over the next five years to develop its power and water infrastructure