Muscat: Oman Water and Wastewater Services Company signed an agreement with Al Haditha Resources Company at Al Ansab Wetland.
The agreement aims to supply the copper mining project in the Wilayat of Mudhaibi with treated water during the project’s estimated 10 years. Al Hadihta Resources will also invest by upgrading the capacity of Al Mudhaibi Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to 1800 cubic metres per day.
The agreement was signed by Qais bin Saud Al-Zakwani, CEO of the Oman Water and Wastewater Services Company and Eng. AvigyanBera, CEO, on Behalf of AL Haditha, in the presence of Asilabint Salim bin Sulaiman Al-Samsami, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion for Investment Promotion.
Al Zakwani, said, “In the first phase, the Oman Water and Wastewater Services Company will supply the mining project with 300 cubic metres per day of treated water from Al Mudhaibi STP. After increasing the plant capacity, the volume of treated water that it will be supplied will increase from 300 cubic metres per day to 1200 cubic metres per day.”
Al Zakwani added that the mining company will benefit from this agreement to control the dust resulting from the daily operational works. In addition, TE will be used in mining operational works for copper production, as well as using it to make the project area greener.