Saudi Aramco participates in 5th Water Arabia Conference

Wednesday 1439/1/28 - 2017/10/18
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Dhahran, Muharram 28, 1439, October 18, 2017, SPA -- Saudi Aramco is participating as the Diamond Sponsor at the 5th Water Arabia Conference which began here today unter the title "Sustaining Water Resources through Innovative and Reliable Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies", and last for three days at the Meridian Hotel in Al Khobar.
In an opening speech, Saudi Aramco's Vice President for Engineering Services Eng. Abdullah Al-Baiz spoke about the company's leading role in using new technologies for water treatment and desalination.
He pointed out to Saudi Aramco's experience in water conservation and rationalization, citing that it seeks to meet the requirements for future generations.
He added that the industrial sector is required to set plans for water conservation and strategic implementation in order to meet the economic and population growth in the Kingdom, stressing the keenness of Saudi Aramco to participate in this conference in line with its strategies in creating solutions that promote the rationalization of water consumption, contributing to the conservation of precious groundwater, as well as the importance of the Conference in addressing the water challenges facing the Kingdom which is located in one of the driest areas in the world.
The Conference stresses the urgent need to raise awareness about water scarcity in the region and that all members of society should be involved in rationalizing water consumption at home, work and in our communities.
The conference discusses several topics, including: water treatment, options of sustainable treatment for wastewater, and water supply management policy in the Kingdom.
The conference brings together researchers, business leaders, investors, contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and key decision makers interested in environmental and water issues from inside and outside the Kingdom in addition to the participation of a number of specialized companies from various governmental and private sectors.
It will also host several technical workshops provided by Saudi Aramco. The exhibition being held on the fringes of the conference includes various companies displaying the latest technologies used in the field of water treatment and desalination.
--SPA
21:09 LOCAL TIME 18:09 GMT