38% PROGRESS IN THE PUMPING &
LIFTING STATIONS URGENT WORKS
The Ministry of Works, Municipalities & Urban Planning Assistant Under-Secretary for Sanitary revealed that the Ministry has achieved 38% progress in the urgent works for the supply of pumping and lifting stations. The project is part of the Ministry’s plan aiming to reduce sewerage networks defects.
Works involved in the project consist of surveying 71 lifting and pumping stations, supplying and replacing some pumps and control panels and carrying out some improvements related to electromechanical works. Lifting pumps for 64 stations have been purchased, and work is underway to replace 37 control panels with new ones and fix 33 other control panels. Also, stations locations have already been examined.
The Under – secretary stated that 11 stations have been supplied and installed; A2F in Block 325 in Al Fadhel Area, A2H in Block 303 in Abu Seera Area, A5J in Block 339 in Umm Al Hassam, B17 in Block 233 in Dair, C5B in Block 368 in Janabiya, E2E in Block 1032 in Malkiya, E2F in Block 1032 also in Malkiya, E8E in Block 840 in Isa Town, E11D in Block 910 in West Riffa, G8 in Block 604 in Quraya and X01A in Block 1001 in Jasra. Tests revealed that all stations are operating well. Currently, pumps are being installed in C4C station located in Block 404 in Sanabis.
The BD1,297,650.000 project commenced in October last year and was awarded to Zohal Constructions.