Expert: Penang may need to look at desalinating seawater – Malaysia

Penang guzzles down 945 million litres a day. “Worldwide acceptance of desalination technologies have resulted in lowered costs to build and treat water at desalination plants.”

Penang has been trying to collaborate with Perak to jointly build a water treatment plant to supply water to Penang and northern Perak. In May, MPDT Capital Bhd announced its proposal to build a RM1bil desalination plant in Penang to produce 250 million litres per day (MLD) of potable water from seawater

“We are also in the middle of exploring possibilities to build a new treatment [
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Expert: Penang may need to look at desalinating seawater – Malaysia2022-07-18T21:27:15+02:00

MPDT Capital moots RM1b desalination plant in Penang to process seawater into potable water – Malaysia

MPDT Capital Berhad wants to build a RM1 billion desalination plant in Penang that can make 250 million litres per day (MLD) of potable water from seawater.

Its chief executive officer Datuk Nik Zamri Abdul Majid said the company is proposing to set up the plant on a concrete deck above the sea near the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge.

“Our proposal is to provide desalinated water to the state free without capital expenditure but of course, with concession and other terms and conditions,” he said [
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MPDT Capital moots RM1b desalination plant in Penang to process seawater into potable water – Malaysia2022-05-23T15:46:58+02:00
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