Al Khobar I Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia

Al-Khobar 1, built by ACCIONA and owned by Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), is one of the biggest desalination plants in Saudi Arabia. It will provide a service to 350,000 people.

ACCIONA has completed the commissioning phase for the plant and is now producing water beyond its nominal capacity.

ACCIONA has completed the construction of the Al Khobar I desalination plant in Saudi Arabia and the plant has been producing water beyond its nominal capacity since December 26.

The highly energy-efficient seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant is a key project in the modernization of the water sector currently being carried out by Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) of Saudi Arabia. The plant, which is now producing 210,000 cubic meters of drinking water per day, will supply a population of 350,000. It is one of the biggest desalination plants in Saudi Arabia in terms of capacity.