Alex wastewater scheme moves ahead

27 August 2004
The Alexandria General Organisation for Sanitary Drainage (AGOSD) has issued a tender for its municipal wastewater scheme. Six European contractors are prequalified to bid by 28 September for the main package, which will involve the construction of a pumping station and treatment plant and a sewerage network capable of serving 300,000 inhabitants of the Ameriya district to the south of the city (MEED 12:3:04).

The estimated Eur 35 million ($45 million) project will be financed by a German government grant administered by Kreditanstalt fuer Wiederaufbau (MEED 10:5:02). Germany's SRP Schneider & Partneris the consultant on the project, which will involve construction of a plant on the city's southern outskirts capable of treating 50,000 cubic metres a day of effluent.

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