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Tenders for wastewater project

June 2018

Kuwait is set to issue tenders for the expansion of a wastewater treatment plant in Umm Al Hayman and associated works related to the municipal solid waste treatment project in the country’s Kabad district, said a report.

The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) move comes following the approval from the Council of Ministers on the awarding of the projects, reported Kuna.

KAPP said that it would soon set up a public shareholding company for the partnership project, in which the winning bidder would have a 40 per cent stake. The project also addresses the need to expand the transmission and distribution networks of wastewater flowing from the sewage plant and use it for irrigation of green spaces and agricultural areas, it noted.

The Kabad project is part of Kuwait’s current development plan and is considered an important infrastructure projects that contributes to improving the municipal solid waste treatment system and enables the nation to derive economic and environmental benefits through using the technology of burning waste and converting it into electrical energy, stated KAPP.  

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