Desalination plant to be awarded in October – Oman – Sharqiyah

. desalination project in Sharqiyah will be awarded by Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) next month, said Yaqoob bin Saif Al Kiyumi, chief executive officer of OPWP.

Four consortiums led by prominent international developers—JGC, GS Inima, ACWA, and Tedagua—are bidding for a license to develop the IWP, which will have a desalination capacity of 17.6 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD).

The plant is expected to start operations in the third quarter of 2019, aimed at meeting growing demand for potable water. A request for proposal (RfP) for two IWPs—Sahrqiyah and Salalah IWPs—was issued in [