Qurayyat Desalination Plant
Project: Qurayyat Desalination Plant.
Location: Qurayyat, Muscat, Oman.
Process: Multi-Media Filtration, followed by Desalination by Reverse Osmosis.
Capacity: 200 Megalitres per Day (MLD).
Cost: Approximately US$250 million.
As a result of the need for increased water supplies for Muscat, Oman, & surrounding areas, the Oman Power & Water Procurement Company sourced the need for a desalination plant.
After Cost/Benefit and Technical evaluations, C&S Brand Australian Filter Coal, was preferred for incorporation in the Multi-media Granular Filters.
James Cumming & Sons Pty Ltd supplied 2,210 cubic metres of C&S Brand Australian Filter Coal, Effective Size = 1.55 ± 0.05mm, Uniformity Coefficient 1.4 maximum, for this project. The product was delivered on time, and wholly within specification.
The plant commenced operation in 2017.