World’s Largest Desalination Plant to Be Built in Rabigh

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The Saline Water Conversion Corporation yesterday announced its plan to establish the world’s largest desalination plant in Rabigh, northwest of Jeddah, with a capacity of 600,000 cubic meters of water daily.

“Work on the project will start in the first quarter of 2014 and will be completed in 2018,” said Muhammad al-Thubaity, director general of SWCC in the Western Region, adding that allocation for the multibillion riyal project has been made in this year’s budget.

Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest producer of desalinated water.

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