Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021
More than 4.1mn people stand to benefit from a total of 133 sewage treatment plants with a capacity of 979m3 per day by 2045, according to a RO6bn worth master plan presented by Haya Water.

Haya Water envisages RO6bn master program to serve more than four.1mn individuals

This was revealed in the course of a seminar performed by Haya Water on Tuesday to present the initial findings of the master program pertaining to the wastewater projects at all regional governorates that come beneath Haya Water’s scope of perform from 2018-45.

The occasion was attended by concerned stakeholders from each government and private organisations, and it aimed to examine the final results and exchange feedback. Sulieman bin Khamis al Qasmi, basic manager, Assets Management, Haya Water, stated that the business began functioning on the program given that the government transferred the wastewater assets from the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resourses in all governorates except in Dhofar to Haya Water in mid 2014.

The building of the sewage plants has been scheduled in different stages based on the environmental, well being, social and financial elements.

“In the initial phase, about 21 stations will be constructed with a total capacity varying from 10,000m3 to 85,000m3. The phase 1 will cover about 70 per cent of the nine governorates’ population.

“In the second phase, the 65 stations to be established will be with medium capacity, which will cover around 17 per cent of the population with a capacity of 930m3 per day. The sewage plants are expected to produce about 370 tonnes of sludge per year from these stations,” Qasmi stated.

The length of the primary networks is planned to attain two,765km and the sub-networks to attain 31,350km. The networks will cover 86 urban places with a population of four.1mn by the year 2045. Moreover, about 755,000 units will be connected to the networks.

Regarding the monetary price, Qasmi stated that the implementation of the master program will need RO6bn. “One of the strategic plan is to welcome partnership with private sector that will invest in projects.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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