Saudi Arabia to build World's Largest Desalination Plant

Posted on 13th June 2014

desalination2At the conclusion of the International Water Summit at Singapore on the occasion of International Water week, Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation announced plans for what would be the world’s largest desalination plant using a technique called reverse osmosis, in Rabigh on the country’s west coast with an estimated capacity of 600,000 cubic meters of desalinated water per day.

The conference brought together over 20,000 participants from 118 countries and witnessed inking of agreements worth 14.5 billion Singapore dollars (US$ 11.6 billion) of projects, tenders, and other investments.

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