Water and Electricity Minister Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Hossein has signed 18 contracts for the implementation of water and sanitation projects across different parts of the Kingdom at costs exceeding more than SR 253 million ($67.5 million), Saudi Press Agency reported.
The first contract includes a project of re-use of treated wastewater and implementation of its connections in Riyadh City at the cost of SR 84.35 million.
The second contract includes a project of Al-Ghazlani water tank and a pumping station in Madinah at a cost of SR 25.23 million.
According to the signed deals, the third contract includes completion of a sewage line in the city of Ola town, Madinah Region, at the cost of SR 23.20 million.
The fourth contract is related to wells operation and maintenance for Riyadh at a cost of SR 18.97 million.
The fifth contract includes the development of water networks in Qatif province and its centers in the Eastern Province at a cost of SR 17.84 million.
The sixth project included provision of water supplies to those affected by waste-water overflows in Abha and Khamis, Asir Region, at the amount of SR 10.53 million.
The seventh contract includes construction of walls around the General Directorate of Water in Qatif province, Ras Tanura and Jubail in the Eastern Province at amount of SR 10.40 million.
Other contracts include construction or completion of water and sewage projects in different parts of the Kingdom with diverse costs.