Summary
Project Name :Al-Khobar Desalination Plant, PhaseI
Location : Aziziaah, (South Of Al-Khobar), Saudi Arabia
Client : AQUA-CHEM Of USA As Main Contractor To SWCC
Construction Period : 24 Months

MAC Construction was awarded the contract to build the first desalination plant in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, where previously only salty, brackish water from artesian wells was available. Access to the site, located in Aziziah (about 15 kilometres south of Al-Khobar), was via an unasphalted track over which cranes, construction equipment and evaporator vessel modules (each weighing up to 65 tons) were transported. MAC also provided all life-support facilities, including electrical generation equipment, living quarters, offices and shops.