Hamma Desalination Plant

Project Construction of a sea water desalination plant that is the largest of its kind in Africa and second largest in the world
Client Hamma Water Desalination SpA
Location Algeria
Description An Orascom Construction (OC), BESIX and GE Water & Process Technologies consortium constructed a new reverse osmosis desalination plant on a brownfield site east of the Port of Algiers. The first of its kind in Algeria, it purifies 200,000 cubic meters of sea water every day supplying essential drinking water to over twenty percent of the capital’s population
Scope OC and BESIX  were awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract, including construction of all reinforced concrete, steel structure and piping networks; installation of high and low voltage electrical facilities and construction of auxiliary utilities and buildings
Timeline 2005 to 2007 (29 months)

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