Saudi Electric Company (SEC) supplies the Jubail Industrial City with electricity for all its needs through a 1716-km network. The consumption is in the range of 831 and 1613 megawatts supplied to 16,500 consumers representing industries, households, commercial installations and public facilities.
Water Desalination and Distribution
Saline Water Conversion Corporation pumps 136,000 cubic meters of desalinated water per day to cover most of the City's consumption. The RC desalination plants provide supplementary quantities to meet the daily requirement levels. The actual consumption level at the time of writing this report was 899,161 cubic meters per day pumped through a 782-km network feeding both the residential and the industrial areas.
Sea Water Cooling
The combined capacity of the seawater cooling pumps 960,930 cubic meters/hour.
Attained production capacity is 722,000 cubic meters/hour.
Average actual consumption during summer is 79% of the production capacity.
The seawater-cooling network comprises 12 kilometers of open canals and 85 kilometers of pipes of variable diameters.
The network is designed in such way that maintenance work can be carried out without the need to shut down the facility.
The total capacity of the wastewater treatment facilities is 72,000 cubic meters per day.
44,896 cubic meters of wastewater is processed daily; 44,432 cubic meters of treated water is reclaimed daily.
Treated water is used for irrigation; excess treated water being stored for future needs.
Sewage treatment plants contribute greatly to reservation of potable water, ecological programs, improvement of public health and the widespread of greenery.