Bahrain calls for tenders for SWRO desalination plant
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Bahrain calls for tenders for SWRO desalination plant

A tender has been floated for the construction of a new seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant by Bahrain’s Electricity and Water Authority (EWA). The plant is due to take shape on Hawar Island off the southeastern coast of the Kingdom. The deadline for sending the tenders has been set at 23 June.

According to a report, the New Hawar SWRO desalination Plant will comprise a desalination facility with a net water capacity of one to two MIGD of potable water, as well as two ground storage tanks (GSTs) of one MIG capacity each, along with the associated forwarding pumps, said the Planning and Studies division of EWA in its tender notification.

The project will be implemented on a EPC contract within a one year period, it added.

As per a notification on the Bahrain Tenders website, all bidders must have experience in designing, construction and commissioning of at least two SWRO desalination plant (both green-field and brown-field projects) within the past 10 years.

Bidders are also expected to have handled plants with a minimum production capacity of five MIGD and a minimum of two years of successful operation.

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