Metito, the leading global provider of water and alternative energy management solutions, announced the handover of the 150,000 cubic meters/day seawater desalination plant in East Port Said to serve nearly one million citizens.

The plant was developed by a consortium of Metito and Orascom at a total cost of US$ 130 mn.

The Port Said Seawater Desalination Plant is built on an area of ​​79,000 square meters, including an area designated for future expansions. The project site was carefully selected to be in proximity to East Port Said City, which is slated to be the top beneficiary of the water produced.