Sewage project worth OMR92 million inaugurated

Business Monday 21/December/2020 18:29 PM
By: Times News Service
Sewage project worth OMR92 million inaugurated

Muscat: Haya Water inaugurated a sewage project in the Wilayat of Al Amerat to treat the wastewater.

The project was opened officially under Eng. Isam bin Saud Al Zadjali, Chairman of the Muscat Municipality, in the presence of Al Shura, and municipality council members, Al Amerat sheikhs and citizens, the company’s strategic partners and Haya Water’s leaders.  

Sulieman bin Khamis Al Qasmi, Haya Water’s Acting CEO said in his speech, “The new development in the wilayat included a new sewage treatment plant, pumping stations with sewage and treated water networks, in addition to a network of optical fibre lines. The total cost of these projects is about OMR92 million.”  

The pilot (trial) operation was in December 2019. After four months, the sewage networks that are connected to the units through the two plumbing stations were operated.  

The treatment unit of Al Amerat Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), has a capacity of 18000 cubic meters per day in its first phase. The STP is designed to be expanded in the second phase to 36,000 cubic metres per day.

Al Qasmi added that the total length of the main and subsidiaries sewage networks that were implemented in parallel with this project 575km. Besides, the project including around 40,000 inspection rooms in different sizes.”

The total number of units that are connected is 9,570 including residential, government and commercial units. Moreover, 4,830 connections were implemented for future urban expansion.

The STP consists of 40km of treated water networks equipped with several distribution points. It also consists of 700km of the fibre optics and 7,000 inspection rooms for fibre optics.