VA Tech WABAG is a pure play water technology multinational with global presence in 4 continents and over 20 countries.
WABAG's presence and expertise in the water treatment sector for over 9 decades are corroborated by its offerings comprising designing, engineering, operating and maintaining projects in both municipal and industrial sectors. WABAG's commitment to develop and improve water and wastewater infrastructure has been demonstrated in the Middle East Africa region.
Countries in the Middle East and emerging nations across Africa have plenty of resources but experience water related challenges. Nations in the Middle East have a dearth of fresh water sources whereas African countries witness high contamination of water sources, losses during water distribution, low percentage of population connected to water and wastewater networks, inadequate treatment infrastructure, quality of water and treated sewage not conforming to prescribed norms and sludge management.
The company focuses on fighting these challenges, improving the infrastructure, creating alternative sources to support economic development and convincing the decision makers to capitalize the resources around. In addition to being a technology partner with know how process and strong references to ensure optimization of processes and effective management of new and existing infrastructure with credible operations and maintenance capability.
The technology's references prove its commitment to delivering innovative technologies and sustainable solutions. Some of the notable references include the 191,000 m3/day Al Ghubrah Desalination plant, which was executed to cater to the daily needs of around 1 million people in Muscat. It is the largest SWRO based drinking water plant in operation in Sultanate of Oman.
The plant is among the World's 30 largest operational desalination plants and earned a place in the coveted "Featured Plants" section in International Desalination Association Yearbook 2016-17. In Bahrain, WABAG is executing a 40,000 m3/day state of the art wastewater treatment plant for Ministry of Housing at Al Madina Al Shamaliya.
The project assumes significance considering the complexities involved in executing a project on reclaimed land, advanced technologies involved, global standards of procurement and the plant outlook, which is customized to the local flavor. Furthermore, the mentioned technology was instrumental in arranging funds from EXIM India and executing the 130,000 m3/day water treatment plant in Tanzania, which ensures supply of safe drinking water for over 7 lakh people.
The plant was inaugurated by the Hon'ble President of Tanzania very recently. Industrial growth is the backbone of any economy and enhancing water security is the key to avert any shutdown losses and boost industrial growth. The company has been a trustworthy partner to industry majors such as Dangote Group in Nigeria who have reposed their faith in us for water packages comprising water and effluent treatment systems for their fertilizer and refinery projects.