National Water Company

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CHEAP WATER Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

  • A stunning bid opening in Riyadh at the beginning of this month looks set to reverse the 15-year long upward trend in the cost of desalination. An ACWA Power-led consortium offered...
  • Insiders suggest that ACWA’s low bid was based on lower operating costs rather than lower capital costs. With three more big plants...
  • The Gulf desal market is hotter than it has ever been. Over the past month, Kuwait has announced plans for two massive privately financed power and water projects with a combined capacity of 1,318,340m3/d). Oman has asked for expressions of interest from...
  • Meanwhile, the National Water Company in Saudi Arabia has invited local and international firms to take part in a market sounding exercise for its plan to open up the water distribution process to the private sector through regional operations contracts...

Middle East in brief Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

Abdelmajid Bettaieb has been appointed chief executive of Tunisia’s national wastewater utility ONAS, following the retirement of Habib Omrane in April. He was previously director of the National Coastline Agency.

Saudi Arabia pushes for speed on regional PPP contracts Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

Time is of the essence for the Saudi authorities as they look to get the first elements of a dual-stage management-to-concession process out to the market this year. With many questions still to be answered, the key players joined GWI in Paris to take on the challenge.

Advisors to grapple with Saudi PPP issues Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

A new team of consultants is aiming to make a breakthrough on privatisation in the Kingdom. It will not be an easy task.

Middle East in brief Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

Israel’s Energy and Water Resources Ministry has approved a plan to double the volume of desalinated water produced in the country to 1.2 billion m3/year.

What will it take to make Saudi privatisation work? Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

Christopher Gasson identifies the challenges the NWC and its advisors face when bringing private capital into the Saudi water sector.

Al Mowkley spells out his ambitions for NWC reform Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

The National Water Company is on the verge of appointing advisors to push ahead with the process of privatising its network operations. The company’s CEO envisages a twostage process designed to double the speed of performance improvement.

Kingdom bundles assets into new PPP procurement wave Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

Saudi Arabia is asking greenfield plant investors to take over ownership of nearby older facilities under a new batch of contracts. Will the sale of ageing but upgradeable plants be a necessary burden for investors, or an opportunity for enhanced profit margins?

Saur prepares for accelerated international growth Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

Following a period of relative stagnation, the group has embarked on a fresh drive to grow its international presence. CEO Louis-Roch Burgard shares his strategy with GWI.

Network and billing problems put new Saudi water price rises on ice Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

Problems with piping, metering and billing have put a halt to the Kingdom’s much-needed, but controversial, water tariff restructuring plans. With further consumer price rises off the cards for now, improving network efficiency will be a priority.