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MENAFN Press - 07/04/2014
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(MENAFN Editorial) DEAD SEA, Jordan “ April 7, 2014 “ To mark World Water Day, held annually in March every year, King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre managed by Hilton (KHBTCC) today announced the installation of a new environmentally-friendly water purification system



The plant, which is located next to the Convention Center, filters and refines rain water gathered from a dam lying in the hills close to KHBTCC using a reverse osmosis (R.O) system, capable of removing impurities in the water via a series of membranes. The distilled and cleaned water is then re-used in the Convention Center and at the upcoming Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa, scheduled to open later this year



The project will not only save up to 30% of the annual water consumption but will also be safely used for irrigation, washing, toilet flushing and construction activities.



Garabid Bedivian, director of engineering, Hilton KHBTCC, commented: "This project reflects our commitment to Hilton Worldwide's "Living Sustainably" campaign. We are true believers that sustainable practices deliver great guest experiences and help protect the world in which we live. I expect this project to deliver significant environmental benefits for the company but also for the surrounding landscape as we help conserve one of Jordan's most precious resources."




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About King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre managed by Hilton
Located at the heart of the Jordan Valley by the Eastern shores of the Dead Sea at the lowest point on earth, King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre managed by Hilton was established in 2005. Since then, KHBTCC is known as one of the most successful convention center in the area.Managed by Hilton, the KHBTCC sits over 24,000 square meters and its 27 halls are fully equipped with state of the art facilities placing the centre as the leader in the MICE business on the local, regional and international fronts.

 


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