Saudi Arabia Produces 18% of World’s Desalinated Water

12 Sep 2016 by Local Press Report

Saudi Arabia produces 18 percent of the world’s desalinated water, according to the annual report issued by the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), which runs the country’s 28 desalination plants on the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf coasts. Fifty-five percent of desalination plants are located on the country’s east coast and 45 percent on the west coast and they produce a total of 1.3 billion cubic meters of water daily.

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