Watera International

Two New Desalination Plants for Mykonos Island From Watera Hellas

On May 31, Watera Hellas signed a contract to supply and install of two new desalination plants on the island of Myconos.

The contract was signed by the Chairman of the Municipal Water and Sewage Company (MWSC) of Mykonos, Mr. Frantzeskos Vigliaris, and the Chairman of Watera Hellas SA, a company of the Unibios group, Mr. Orfeas Mavrikios. The signing of the contract took place at the Mykonos town hall in the presence of the Mayor of Mykonos Mr. Konstantinos Koukas and the General Manager of the MWSC of Mykonos Mr. Konstantinos Kounanis.

The contract was signed following an international electronic public tender in which Watera Hellas was selected as the contractor.

The two seawater desalination plants, employing the reverse osmosis technology, have a total capacity of 2,000 cubic meters of drinking water per day, and will make a decisive contribution to meeting the ever-increasing water supply needs of the island especially during the summer months.

It is noted that Watera Hellas has been present in Mykonos since 2001, when it delivered the first three desalination plants with a total capacity of 2,000 cubic meters of drinking water per day. Since then, it has gradually supplied and installed a total of seven more plants with a total capacity of 8,500 cubic meters of drinking water per day, while in 2014, Watera Hellas, undertook the modernization and upgrading of the plants delivered in 2001 to a plant with a capacity of 2,500 cubic meters per day. Thus, together with the two new plants, the total capacity that Watera will have installed on the island of Mykonos will reach 13,000 cubic meters of drinking water per day.

June 1, 2023