Ashghal Joins GCC Webinar on 'Water Treatment Under COVID-19 Pandemic'

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Ashghal Participates in the GCC Webinar on “ Water Treatment Under the Corona Pandemic (COVID-19)”

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’, represented by the Drainage Networks Operation and Maintenance Department, participated in a webinar titled " Water Treatment in the GCC Countries under the Corona Pandemic (COVID-19)" that highlighted the water treatment challenges in light of the ongoing pandemic, and its impact on the drainage sector.

The General Secretariat of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) organised the virtual webinar on Sunday 21 June, 2020. Eng. Khaled Al-Obaidli, Manager of Ashghal’s Drainage Networks Operation and Maintenance Department and Eng. Mohammed Al-Mahfouz from the Treatment Plants Section attended the webinar.

Eng. Mohamed Al-Mahfouz discussed the role of Ashghal in addressing and controlling the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the procedures followed to ensure the continuity of drainage projects and services in Qatar, in addition to  the preventive measures taken by Ashghal to protect its workforce.




Ashghal representatives also shared the operational performance of the main treatment plants and the additional precautions taken by the authority to ensure the quality of treated water using the latest advanced technologies and various sterilization methods including ultra-filtering systems and ultraviolet radiation. Ashghal also presented its plan to ensure continuity of supply chain and provision of basic materials for the operation and maintenance of assets, in addition to procedures for the return to normalcy at various stages.

Source: Public Works Authority - Ashghal