Intelligent water management solutions firm Metito won two awards at the Global Water Awards, part of the Global Water Summit 2018.
Metito was awarded the ‘Desalination Company of the Year-Distinction’ for its work in the area of desalination.
Rami Ghandour, Metito managing director, stated: “We are honored to receive these distinguished international water awards from one of the industry’s most credible organisations, Global Water Intelligence. It is with immense pride that we are able play an active role in empowering communities around the world through developing strategic water projects and pioneering business models that enable such capital-intensive water projects to be executed.”
In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Metito is developing King Abdullah Economic City mega seawater desalination plant that utilises the reverse osmosis technology and is partially powered by solar power.
In Egypt, Metito developed the country’s largest seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant to date serving more than 500,000 residents and is currently working on even bigger capacity projects all aimed at fortifying Egypt’s water security and growing needs.
The ‘Water Deal of the Year’ award was also given to Sub-Saharan Africa’s first bulk water supply Public Private Partnership (PPP) project in Kigali-Rwanda being developed by Kigali Water Ltd. (KWL), a fully owned subsidiary of Metito.
The Government of Rwanda awarded the project in 2014 after an international competitive bid and the project achieved financial close in November 2017.