Contractors sought for Gaza wastewater

24 September 2004
The Palestine Water Authority (PWA) has given local and international contractors until 15 November to prequalify for four contracts to design and build an estimated Eur 60 million ($73.5 million) wastewater system at El-Bureij in Gaza.
The Palestine Water Authority (PWA) has given local and international contractors until 15 November to prequalify for four contracts to design and build an estimated Eur 60 million ($73.5 million) wastewater system at El-Bureij in Gaza.

The contracts are:

To design and build a wastewater treatment plant with capacity of 115,000 cubic metres a day (cm/d) at El-Bureij;

To build a 135,000-cm/d pumping station at Wadi Gaza;

To build a 3.7-kilometre ductile iron pressure main pipeline, connecting the El-Bureij plant and the Wadi Gaza pumping station;

To build a 5.4-kilometre, 1.5-metre-diameter concrete gravity pipeline between the El-Bureij plant and the Wadi Gaza pumping station, and a diversion chamber at El-Bureij.

Germany's Kreditanstalt fuer Wiederaufbau (KfW) is funding the project and the consultant is Dorsch Consult, also of Germany.

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