US Firm to Build 2 More Desalination Plants in Karachi
According to the company, two water desalination plants will be built in a coastal area of the city. Each will have the capacity to desalinate 25 million gallons daily seawater. Two power plants, each with 20MW capacity, will also be built at the site to run the desalination plants. The water desalination plants will be built on build-own-and-operate basis. The company and the KWSB will be authorised to sell the water. The rates will be fixed in consultation with the CDGK. According to the company management, the equipment to be used in installation of the plants will be imported from the US.