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  Kislev 28, 5770 , 15/12/09

IDE and Hutchison Group Win Sorek Desalination Bid

Israel Desalination Engineering and the Hutchison Group were awarded a 1.8 billion-shekel contract Monday night to build the Sorek desalination plant near Ashdod.

The price per cubic meter of desalinated water in the winning bid was 2.19 shekels, but in reality, with the linkage mechanism requested by the winner, the price is 2.01 shekels, significantly lower than previous desalination bids.

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