Design, construction and later operation and maintenance.
Umm Al Houl will produce 284,000 m3 per day as part of a large-scale Independent Water & Power Project (IWPP) that will produce around 2,500 MW of electric power and will reach 614,000 m3 per day after the start-up of the new facility. The contract covers the design, construction and later operation and maintenance of the facility.
The plant represent a real milestone in the world of desalination, as it is the first time that reverse osmosis technology will be used on a large scale in Qatar. To date, only evaporation technology was used to desalinate water.