Saudi Minister Signs $196 Million of Water, Sewer, Leak Projects

Saudi Arabia’s water and electricity minister signed 735 million riyals ($196 million) of contracts for water, leak detection and sewage projects across the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency said.

Contracts signed by Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Husain include projects in Quriyyat and villages in the Jouf region, expansion of a water purification plant and sanitary project in Quaiyyah province, development of water reservoirs in Khobar and Dammam in the Eastern region, water networks in the Border region and pumping stations in the Asir region as well as water leak detection works in Ahsa and Bgaig, it said.

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