Chennai-based VA Tech Wabag bags Rs 1,000 crore EPC contract from Saudi Arabia

New Delhi: VA Tech Wabag, a pure-play water technology company, has won an EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) order worth 0.5 billion Saudi riyals (approx Rs 1,000 crore) from the Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu (MARAFIQ) in Saudi Arabia.

As per a statement by VA Tech Wabag, the scope of the contract is towards the expansion of sewage water treatment plant in Jubail.

The plant will be designed using “activated sludge process” and will undertake carbon and nitrogen removal to treat the sewage water in accordance with the irrigation water quality standards set by the Royal Commission Environmental Regulations 2015 of Saudi Arabia.

MARAFIQ plans to expand the plant up to a total capacity of 200 MLD in two phases, of which the present order pertains to Phase 1 with a capacity of 120 MLD.

Commenting on this order win, Deep Raj Saxena, CEO – Middle East &Africa Cluster of VA Tech Wabag, said, “Continuing our success in the Middle East region, this order is a major breakthrough for us in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a prestigious client.”

“We are extremely delighted with this second large order win of Rs 1,000 crore in immediate succession to our Rs 555crore order win in Qatar. These order wins give us immense confidence on our long-term growth plans in this region,” he added.

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