The water desalination project at site of the Arab Fertilizers and Chemicals Industry (KEMPACO), which is fully owned company by the Arab Potash Company, is a model of partnership between the public and private sectors.

The plant, which was constructed over a period of 7 year, was built on the basis of build, operate, transfer.

Arab Potash Company Chairman, Jamal Sarayrah, said the station, with an annual capacity of 5 million cubic metres, is designed to desalinate Red Rea water with the support of the Ministry of Water and Irrigation and the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority  (LINK).