Saudi Arabia Needs Water Treatment, Recycling for Economic Cities

24 Sep 2007 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia

— Saudi Arabia's multi-billion-dollar economic cities, to be constructed in different parts of the kingdom over a 25-year period, along with its 24 industrial cities, will need wastewater treatment and recycling technology to meet non-potable water needs. Work has already begun on the $26.6 billion USD King Abdullah Economic City in the Western Province of Rabigh. It will feature a canal that runs through the Red Sea Village, a component of the ecomomic city. The first Corniche Park and marina have been completed. Other projects in the new city include construction of a 13.8 million square meter seaport, an industrial zone, a 125-story tower, an Education Zone, and a Resort District providing job opportunities for over 100,000 people...

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