Posted on September 26, 2013

Qatar Electricity and Water Company signed the finance documentation during an official ceremony held at the Four Seasons hotel in Doha (pictured) on Thursday 26 September 2013.

This signing ceremony secures the US$450m bank financing for the desalination project currently under construction at the Ras Abu Fontas site and set to start operations in June 2015. The 36 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) project represents 10% of Qatar national water production.