$40 Million Sewerage Treatment Plant Expansion Receives Bids from Contractors

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Three major firms already submitted their bids to work on the completion of expansion of Al-Awir Sewerage Plant, a project of Dubai$40 Million Sewerage Treatment Plant Expansion Receives Bids from Contractors Municipality worth AED 150 million.
Dubai Municipality said that the civil works for the expansion is composed of 85% built. Last 2006, a joint venture of the local leader group and Turkish firm was awarded as the contractor for the said development. However, the contract was terminated in 2010
Presently, the contract involves finishing the civil, electrical and mechanical works for the 65,000 cubic meters a day (cm/d) expansion. These include screening buildings, tanks, blower buildings, bio reactors, substations, and associated infrastructure such as roads, lighting and landscaping.
The Al Awir Sewage Treatment Plant is currently the only waste water treatment plant serving Dubai City. Both domestic waste water and sewerage, is collected by sewers and pumped to the treatment plant site, about 25 kilometers from the city center. The plant provides both tertiary waste water treatment for irrigation reuse, and sludge treatment for reuse as a soil fertilizer. Since both waste water and sludge are reused, continued successful operation of the Al Awir STP is of critical importance to Dubai.
Mohamed Dekkak