Veolia to construct €320mn desalination plant in Kuwait

Under an EPC (Engineering, Purchasing and Construction) contract won in partnership with Hyundai Heavy Industries, Veolia subsidiary Sidem will build a desalination plant with a daily production capacity of 486 400 cubic metres of water. Hyundai will be responsible for building the 1500 MW power station.

All the electricity generated and the water produced will be purchased by the Kuwaiti government for 40 years.

Work is scheduled for completion by the end of 2016.