WABAG secures INR 600 Crore Order in Tunisia

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 13-11-2018 15:30:00 IST

VA TECH WABAG LIMITED (`WABAG'), a leading pure play water technology Indian Multinational Company has secured INR 600 crore worth order from Societe Nationale D'exploitation Et De Distribution Des Eaux, Tunisia ("SONEDE") towards engineering, supply and construction of a Sea Water Desalination plant of capacity 50 MLD in Tunisia.

The project is a Design, Build and Operate (DBO) contract from SONEDE, funded by KFW Germany towards engineering, supply and construction of a 50 MLD Sea Water Desalination plant expandable up-to 100 MLD, using state of art sea water reverse osmosis with energy recovery system. The project also includes supply and installation of systems for sea water intake and brine discharge, execution of a treated water reservoir along with transfer pumping station, execution of HV/MV substation, roads and utility service works. The project is scheduled to be completed within a period of 27 months followed by a 12 month O&M period.

Commenting on this order, Mr. Rajiv Mittal, Managing Director and Group CEO said, "This new order win in Tunisia, amidst strong international competition, gives us immense pride and happiness. This is a testament to WABAG's strong track record, know how and global competitiveness in desalination. This plant when completed, will play a significant role in meeting the water demand for Tunisia.”

About WABAG:

Around the world, the WABAG name stands for innovative and successful solutions in the water engineering sector. As an internationally respected expert group, it act as a systems specialist and full service provider with a focus on the planning, installation and operation of drinking and wastewater plants for local government and industry in the growth markets of Asia, North Africa, Middle East, the Central and Eastern Europe.

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