Barka 4 – Oman’s largest desalinated water production plant
End of 2015, the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company floated a request for qualification for the development of an Independent Water Project with a total capacity of 281,000 cubic meters per day on the Batinah coast to meet the increasing water demand in the northern region, projected to grow by around 6 % per year.
Less than 30 months later, in June 2018, the Barka IV independent water project started operation and became the
largest producer of fresh water in Oman. The project underlined the singular importance of desalination Oman’s
water supply plans.