As the Middle East region gets thirstier for water projects to meet the demand of the rising population, energy companies are tapping into the potential in the promising sector.

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy said that it is widening its presence in the water sector across the Middle East, as it signed two agreements to expand its footprint in Egypt and Bahrain.

The company’s water solutions unit, Almar Water Solutions, has formed this week a joint venture with HA Utilities (HAU), part of Hassan Allam Holding (HAH), to provide sustainable water infrastructure solutions to municipal and industrial clients across Egypt.

The company also acquired Mubadala Infrastructure Partners’ investment in Muharraq Sewage Treatment Plant in Bahrain.

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