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Name: Wafeer Initiative
Partners: AcwaPower, Bushnaq Group, Ministry of Water and Electricity
Duration: 18 months
Description: A national initiative to promote water conservation in the industrial sector. The aim of the initiative is to raise awareness and build national capacity in efficient water management practices in the Saudi industrial sector and present a successful public private partnership model. The plan includes focused activities such as the implementation of efficient water management in selected enterprises, training of qualified practitioners, awareness campaign and dissemination events.
Challenge: Develop a measurable water conservation initiative in the industrial sector.
Achievement: Created the coalition among leading companies in the sector in partnership with the Ministry of Water and Electricity (MoWE). Main outputs were: a pre-audit technical report for 15 pilot companies, three workshops concentrating on specific topics related to industrial water efficiency, audited reports, cost saving up to 600,000 SR per year per company in water, and an industrial water efficiency manual.

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