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WABAG secures INR 600 crore order in Tunisia

WABAG has secured INR 600 crore worth order from Societe Nationale D’exploitation Et De Distribution Des Eaux, Tunisia (“SONEDE”) towards engineering, supply and construction of a Sea Water Desalination plant of capacity 50 MLD in Tunisia.

The project is a Design, Build and Operate (DBO) contract from SONEDE, funded by KFW Germany towards engineering, supply and construction of a 50 MLD Sea Water Desalination plant expandable up-to 100 MLD, using state of art sea water reverse osmosis with energy recovery system. The project also includes supply and installation of systems for sea water intake and brine discharge, execution of a treated water reservoir along with transfer pumping station, execution of HV/MV substation, roads and utility service works. The project is scheduled to be completed within a period of 27 months followed by a 12 month O&M period.

Commenting on this order, Mr. Rajiv Mittal, Managing Director and Group CEO said, “This new order win in Tunisia, amidst strong international competition, gives us immense pride and happiness. This is a testament to WABAG’s strong track record, knowhow and global competitiveness in desalination. This plant when completed, will play a significant role in meeting the water demand for Tunisia.”

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The WABAG Group with its internationally operative companies in Vienna and Chennai has a work-force of around 2,000 and is represented via companies and offices in 25 countries. The Group’s focus is on emerging markets in Europe, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, India and south-east Asia.

With a history dating back more than ninety years, the WABAG Group represents both a traditional and highly modern business organisation in the field of water technology.

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