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Salt-water filter sold to Saudi Arabia

Update: April, 24/2014 - 09:11
Under the contract, Doosan Vina manufactured four salt water filtering systems for the country. The first one was 143m long and 34.4m wide. It was able to produce almost 95 million litres of clean water per day from seawater. — VNS Photo
QUANG NGAI  (VNS)  — A 4,500 tonne device making fresh water from salt water has been sold by Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam Co. Ltd. (Doosan Vina) in central Quang Ngai Province to Saudi Arabia on Monday.

It is the first one provided to the country under a contract signed between the two sides for Yanbu Phase 3 project in 2013.

Under the contract, Doosan Vina manufactured four salt water filtering systems for the country. The first one was 143m long and 34.4m wide. It was able to produce almost 95 million litres of clean water per day from seawater.

The four systems are expected to create a total of 377 million litres of clean water per day, meeting the demand of more than one million Saudi Arabians.

The project with total capital of US$1.47 billion has been implement by nearly 100 per cent of Vietnamese workers.

Doosan Vina is the first company in Viet Nam to apply vapor multi-stage technology in the project.—VNS

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