Saudi Arabia's National Water Company (NWC) said it has signed a three-year deal with Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) for supply of potable and treated water to its most ambitious entertainment, sports and the arts destination in the kingdom.
As per the MoU, the Saudi company will supply Qiddiya with 20,000 cu m of potable water per day, and around 70,000 cu m of treated water per day.
The agreement is part of NWC's service plans for sustainable environmental development, that aims to support strategic projects and serve the kingdom's economic, touristic, heritage and environmental goals of Vision 2030, it stated.
CEO Mohammad bin Ahmed Mowkley said: "We are currently implementing strategic and vital projects aimed at supporting the tourism sector in line with Vision 2030, which aspires to diversify economic income and encourage private investment."
"As part of these projects, NWC will supply Qiddiya with potable and treated water services. Such projects will help achieve our strategic goals and raise the efficiency of services provided to our partners in the various regions of the kingdom," he stated.
The scope of work includes laying of sewage network pipelines in Darmaa and Al-Muzahmiyya governorates and linking them to the treatment plant at Qiddiya, he added.