WABAG secures multiple orders worth about 100 Million Euros
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WABAG secures multiple orders worth about 100 Million Euros

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VA TECH WABAG LIMITED (‘WABAG’), a leading Pure Play Water Technology Indian Multinational Company has secured multiple orders worth about 100 Million Euros in Switzerland, Tunisia and Libya.

WABAG Swiss received its biggest ever order towards design and build of Lake Water Treatment Plant from ENERGIE SERVICE BIEL/BIENNE, towards replacing the existing facility which is more than 50 years old, thereby ensuring water security to the city of Biel and Nidau.

The plant will be built with state-of-the-art technology that purifies water using a multi-barrier treatment, including reverse osmosis. The plant will be executed over a period of 5 years and WABAG will deliver the electro-mechanical equipment for all treatment steps as well as the automation, starting with the raw water intake up to the distribution pumps to the network of the municipalities.

Commenting on this order, Mr. Peter Hartmann, CEO – WABAG Swiss said, “We are extremely delighted with this biggest ever order in the history of WABAG Swiss. This order was awarded to us based on our technological superiority and the successful implementation of our pilot plant. We thank the utility of Biel ENERGIE SERVICE BIEL/BIENNE for the faith reposed in us for executing this important project.”

30 MLD Water Treatment Plant at Kasseb, Tunisia for 11 Million Euros:

WABAG in consortium with local civil partner secured an order to design and build 30 MLD Water Treatment Plant at Kasseb Dam in Tunisia from Societe Nationale D'exploitation Et De Distribution Des Eaux (’SONEDE’).

The project scope includes Design, Engineering, Construction, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of WTP using advanced Lamella clarifier technology. The project funded by KfW, will be executed over a period of 20 months. The project also includes Operation & Maintenance of the plant for a period of 6 months.

Commenting on this order, Mr. Guhan, Lead Manager – Africa said, “We are delighted to receive this prestigious order amidst the ongoing global pandemic. This repeat order from SONEDE, further consolidates our position in the market, and strengthens our customer relationship. ”

Framework order - 30MLD Thermal Desalination Plant at Bomba, Libya for 62 Million Euros:

WABAG Austria has signed a repeat contract with General Desalination Company of Libya (‘GDCOL’) to design and build 3 Thermal seawater desalination – Multi-Effect Distillation (MED) plants in Bomba, Libya.

The scope of the contract includes design, supply, construction, installation, commissioning, training of the Customer's operating personnel and spare parts for 24 months plant operation.

The project comprises three Thermal Desalination lines and three steam boiler plants that will produce 30 MLD of drinking water from seawater and is an extension of the existing MED plant complex. This plant will provide drinking water capacity for more than 300,000 people in the region. The order is the largest thermal desalination plant order in the history of WABAG. This contract will be activated for execution upon receiving of L/C from the customer.

Commenting on this order, Mr. Mahmut Gedek, Head of Europe Cluster said, “We are pleased in several ways about the new order. With a value of more than EUR 60 million, the BOMBA project will contribute significantly to our European operations. Furthermore, it reaffirms the decision to remain committed to our technologies and competences for thermal desalination in developing geographies and thus contribute to the improvement of quality of life in the region.”

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