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Environment & Energy | Thursday 20 June, 2024 5:05 am |

NWC announces success of operational plan for 1445 Hajj Season

The National Water Company (NWC) announced the success of its operational and technical plan for water distribution and management for this year's Hajj season 1445H, distributing more than 45 million cubic meters of water to the pilgrims during the season.


The CEO of the National Water Company, Dr. Fouad Al-AlSheikh Mubarak, congratulated and thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Prime Minister, may God protect them, on the success of the Hajj season this year 1445H, praising the wise leadership's continuous support for all sectors during the season.


The company explained that the implementation of the operational and technical plan for the Hajj season came with the support and directives of the wise leadership, which had a significant impact on redoubling efforts and achieving the objectives of the plan. NWC pointed out that the plan focused on providing water quantities for the pilgrims of the Grand Mosque, according to the necessary operational efficiency, which was translated through early business preparations, technical and electronic systems, and organizational and operational plans and structures.


The company added that the amount of water pumped through the networks exceeded 45 million cubic meters, with a pumping rate of up to 24 hours in the Holy Sites and the Grand Mosque, in addition to conducting more than 75,000 laboratory tests during the Hajj season to ensure the quality of the water provided to the pilgrims.


NWC confirmed that the mechanism of applying the operational and technical plan was characterized by streamlining, which was implemented by qualified national cadres exceeding 2000 employees, and no obstacles were recorded in managing its work in Makkah and the Holy Sites, with the availability of adequate quantities of water distributed to public networks, toilets, and cooling networks for tents in Mina, in addition to firefighting networks and tanks for civil defense uses.

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