SAUDI ARABIA - WESTERN PROVINCE WATER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Tekfen Job No:

218

Location:

Saudi Arabia

Client:

SWCC, Saline Water Conversion Corporation

Contractor:

Tekfen Construction and Installation Co., Inc.

Tekfen Portion:

100%

Commencement:

09/04/1997

Completion:

31/12/2001

KSA Shoaibah Desalination Plant has seawater treatment capacity of 249.000 m3 / day.

Western Province Water Transmission System comprises of 60 x 164 km steel pipeline delivering potable water from Shoibah Desalination Plant to storage, blending and distribution plants at Jeddah.

The project has been another successful accomplishment of Tekfen under the harsh and challenging desert conditions of Saudi Arabia.

Project includes steel pipeline construction with Cement Mortar Lining and 3-layer Polyethylene coating; wall thickness ranging from 4,5 to 6,3; API 5L Grade X-60 Steel pipes were used.

Work scope also included construction and installation of Line Valves and Cathodic Protection System.