Prince Faisal bin Mishal reviews $131m tunnel in Buraidah

The 22km-long project is being implemented to deliver wastewater to a treatment plant on the banks of Wadi Rumah

Prince Faisal reviews the tunnel.
Prince Faisal reviews the tunnel.

HRH Prince Faisal bin Mishal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Qassim Region reviewed the $131.2m (SAR492.3m) tunnelling project during his visit to Buraidah, with the 22km project being implemented to transport wastewater in the city.

According to an Arabic-language report by Saudi Press Agency, the governor was accompanied by director general of the water services department in Qassim, Eng Abdul Mohsen Al-Fraihi, along with the department's general manager of project execution, Eng Abdul Rahman Al-Rubaish.

During his visit, the governor was briefed about how the tunnel will transfer water to the wastewater treatment plant located on the banks of Wadi Rumah.

He also inspected tunnelling works implemented for the project, on which consultancy Khatib & Alami, and contractor Thrustboring Construction Co, part of Al Tamimi Group, are working.

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