Sharjah commissions two plants, plans another

Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA)in the UAE is to build a 3 MIGD (13,600 m³/d) desalination plant in Kalba. Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, deputy ruler of Sharjah, announced this when he opened the Khor Fakkan desalination plant in the eastern region of the emirate on 3 November.

Khor Fakkan is one of two 5 MIGD (22,700 m³/d) seawater desalination plants just commissioned in Sharjah. The other is the Layyah plant located near the city of Sharjah on the UAE’s Arabian Gulf coast. Both plants were designed and built by CH2M Hill.