Sustainable Solutions On Show From ACWA Emirates
18 November 2011, News release from ACWA Services
Saudi Water and Power Forum 4th - 6th December 2011 The Jeddah Hilton, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
ACWA Emirates LLC will be showcasing the company's many innovative, sustainable environmental solutions on stand N24 at the Saudi Water & Power Forum from 4 to 6 December.
A subsidiary of UK-based ACWA Services, which is wholly-owned by the CCC Group, ACWA Emirates is a leading provider of process solutions for the air, water and wastewater sectors throughout the MENA region.
The company's mission is to provide the latest, best, most cost-effective technologies and services, closely tailored to the challenging requirements of clients in this region.
ACWA Emirates not only designs, engineers and supplies water and wastewater treatment plants, but also undertakes installation and commissioning, operation and maintenance, and concessions including BOT and BOOT projects.
The company provides a comprehensive array of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment solutions including membrane bioreactors (MBRs), extended aeration activated sludge systems and sequencing batch reactors (SBRs).
ACWA is well known regionally for its desalination and water treatment solutions including its advanced seawater reverse osmosis systems. These are gaining increasing popularity in the Middle East as an energy-efficient solution as are the Company's reverse osmosis systems and micro/ultrafiltration solutions.
Landmark MBR projects in the region include the wastewater treatment system for the King Abdullah University (KAUST), in Jeddah, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; the 76,000m3/day Al Ansab wastewater treatment plant in Oman; the 18,000m3/day Palm Jumeirah wastewater treatment plant, Dubai; and the 10,000m3/day wastewater treatment plant for Sheikh Maktoum Airport.
In the extended aeration wastewater treatment market, key Group projects include the As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan and the Sharjah wastewater treatment plant in the UAE.
The company has also provided a major industrial effluent treatment system for the Al Marai dairy plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and its highly prestigious reverse osmosis projects include the 64,000m3/day plant for the Palm Jumeirah development and a brackish water system for the Princess Noura University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is about to begin construction.
The company has also been awarded a contract to deliver an MBR treatment system for the Al Shumaisi area of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, between the cities of Makkah and Jeddah.
ACWA Emirates also has over 20 containerised MBR plants in the field, serving labour camps and temporary installations. New projects include the $1.8 million Shaybah RIC expansion project, a 750m3/day MBR wastewater treatment plant for ARAMCO.
Gary Jackson, Director/General Manager of ACWA Emirates LLC says: "Our strategy over the medium to long term is to expand our water and wastewater operations and maintenance portfolio and participate in public-private partnership projects."
"As always, our mission is to maximise client value, skillfully balancing regulatory requirements with an intelligent, low-carbon approach that creates optimum environmental and cost benefits, which we have found is much appreciated in this region."
"ACWA, which is celebrating its own 25th year in business this year would also like to express its congratulations to the UAE on its 40th anniversary. The company's increasing success in the Middle East reflects a growing demand for innovative, sustainable solutions that herald a new era in which the region's many environmental challenges can be effectively overcome."
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