The world’s largest reverse osmosis desalination facility, the Rabigh 3 IWSP, was inaugurated with an opening ceremony in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia.

The desalination plant, with a capacity of 600,000 m3/day (158 million gallons daily), has been recognized as the world’s largest reverse osmosis desalination facility by the Guinness World Records™, the global authority on record breaking achievements.

According to the International Desalination Association (IDA), the plant is characterized by the highest level of operational efficiency, is the most environmentally friendly desalination plant in the world due to the lowest electricity consumption during day-to-day operations, and has recorded the lowest noise rate.