• Project Name: KAIA BOOT Desalination Plant
  • Project Title: King Abdulaziz International Airport ​; Sea Water Desalination Plant​
  • Location: King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah
  • Capacity: 35,000m3/day
  • Technology: Seawater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO)
  • Scope of Work: Build Own Operate Transfer (BOOT) development, including financing, engineering, procurement, construction and operation and maintenance of a 30,000m3/day Reverse Osmosis (RO) desalination plant to be expanded to 35,000 m3/day after 7 years of operation.​
    A 20-year O&M phase led by SETE Saudia after construction.
  • SETE’s Role: Lead developer, equity investor, engineering, procurement, construction and project management, lead operation and maintenance contractor.​
  • Schedule:
    EPC: January 2007 June 2009​
    O&M: June 2009 to June 2029
  • Client/Offtake: General Authority for Civil Aviation​
  • Shareholding: SETE Energy, Haji Abdullah Ali Reza Co. Ltd., Aquatech Eastern FZE - WTD
Installed Multi Media Filter Units
Installed Reverse Osmosis Units
Reverse Osmosis Building​