New sewage project to serve 1,700 houses
Manama, August 10, 2011
Bahrain has launched the sixth phase of an $18 million sewage project in East Riffa that will serve around 1,700 houses.
The project, which was contractually launched on June 25, serves blocks 901, 903, 905 and 909. The actual drilling works commenced at the site Monday.
About 38 km of pipes of various diameters and depths shall be provided to serve the blocks, in addition to the establishment of four lifting stations and three pumping stations. It is hoped that the project is completed in December 2013.
The Ministry of Works organized a field visit to the sewage project in the first constituency in the Southern Governorate following the launch of the project.
At the end of the visit, the head of the Municipal Council, Mohsen Al-Bakri called on everyone to show maximum cooperation with the project contractor and confirmed that the municipal councils will not hesitate to provide support and continuous follow up to the project until completion.
The Minister of Works, Engineer Essam bin Abdullah Khalaf has promised to continue to implement actions to accelerate the launch of the sewage project in the first constituency, the Southern Governorate, and directed all the officials in their respective jurisdiction to speed up actions to end all the problems ensuring the provision of all services and in particular the infrastructure projects. – TradeArabia News Service