Current management of sludge generated by the Wastewater Treatment Plants of Riyadh City suffers from serious shortfalls in treatment and disposal, which include among others: inconsistent sludge quality, absence of a secure and reliable sludge disposal outlet, and unsafe disposal by land filling with environmental risks.

To address these challenges NWC has taken an ambitious initiative to develop and manage a Sludge Management Plan, which is aimed to achieve the following objectives:


The Consultant has developed the long-term strategy (25 years) for sludge management and disposal by undertaking the following tasks: