Optilan, the leading security and communications company for the energy, infrastructure, pipeline, and
rail sectors, has been appointed by Limak to deliver communications and security systems on the Jubail
- Riyadh Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Optilan has been selected by Limak, the Principal Contractor for the state-run Saline Water Conversion
Corporation (SWCC), which owns the water transmission system. Upon completion, it will be one of the
largest water transmission systems in the world.
Optilan will support Limak in delivering this project by providing the necessary security and
communications systems, which will ensure the safe and efficient operation of the water system.
Optilan will define the basic layout, design and construction requirements and guarantee performance,
by providing key leak detection systems so that the two 88” pipes will be able to transport 1.2 million
m³ of potable water per day, once implemented. Optilan will leverage its expertise in Critical National
Infrastructure and precisely list the required key equipment, including the main data, and the necessary
functions for the 412 km long twin pipeline. Optilan will also provide Limak with a further range of
● Design, documentation
● Project Management
● Building Cabinets
● LAN and WAN networks
● Leak detection systems
● Third-party intrusion detection
● Testing and Commissioning at site
This is the latest in a series of international project wins for Optilan as it gears up for another year of
strategic growth. In the last year, Optilan, which is backed by private equity firm Bluewater, has secured
contracts within critical infrastructure, rail, and renewables sectors that span from the UK, Europe,
Middle East, and Asia. Optilan has been appointed by Limak on the basis of its proven expertise and its
successful track record of delivering high profile critical infrastructure projects, globally.
Bill Bayliss, CEO of Optilan, says: “We’re delighted to announce we’ll be supporting Limak on the
state-owned Jubail – Riyadh Water Transmission System. As we ramp up for another year of growth,
we’re committed to demonstrating our communications security Critical National Infrastructure
“We’re proud that our strong success record led Limak to appoint Optilan for, what will be, one of the
world’s largest water systems. With this project in our portfolio of work, we’re on track to successfully
achieve our key strategic aims, and continue on with our global expansion.”