By Bernd Debusmann Jr
The Public Water Authority currently has 1,824 employees on staff
Oman’s Public Authority for Water (Diam) has achieved a 99 percent rate of Omani nationals working as staff, it was announced on Monday.
“Diam has 1,824 employees working and 99 percent of them are Omani nationals,” the entity said in a statement.
The statement added that – over the course of 2019 – it established 36 ‘service halls’ for 611,807 subscribers.
“The amount of water distributed to subscribers reached 301,000 thousand m3, where the amount of water produced reached 387,000 thousand m3,” the statement added. “60 percent of the water networks have been covered and 17 water quality testing laboratories have been built until the end of December 2019.”