Against the backdrop of expanding population, which has nearly doubled over the last decade, Oman’s
water sector is experiencing strong demand, which is anticipated to rise at the rate of 6 to 8 per cent per
year through to 2022. High on priority is the provision of access to safe, adequate and affordable water
supply and sanitation.
The National Water Sector Master Plan (2015-2040) aims to expand the country’s water transmission and
distribution infrastructure, with a projected capital expenditure of an estimated US$6.5 billion till 2040,
including new water infrastructure expected to cost US$390 million annually over the master plan period.
Setting the stage for a comprehensive goal addressing the entire water cycle in Oman, on the anvil are water
conservation strategies and modern practices to recycle wastewater in order to ensure a sustainable future for