ADB to finance construction of wastewater processing plant

ADB to finance construction of wastewater processing plant

Azerbaijan, Baku, November 18 /Trend, N. Ismailova /

Under the $300-million second tranche of a loan assigned by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project in Azerbaijan, a wastewater processing plant will be built in town Nakhchivan, the ADB reported.

"There is currently no wastewater utilization plant in the town. Wastewaters are now thrown into local streams and canals quite unclean. As a result, the unclean wastewaters that reach subsoil waters, rivers and lakes pose a menace to environment and human health," the report said.

The project was developed by the State Melioration and Water Economy Committee of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic jointly with the ADB and the Government of Azerbaijan. The project's key objective is to provide safe, reliable and stable wastewaters cleaning in town Nakhchivan through a plant to operate till 2034. The capacity of the new wastewater processing plant will be about 53,000 cubic meters per day.

The works will include construction of a membrane bio-reactor to allow using cleaned wastewaters for irrigation purposes. This sub-project is currently at the stage of preliminary designing. Construction works may begin in the second quarter of 2012.

"It is planned to design the project within three months till the end of December 2011. Contract documents and tender procedures will be completed and proposals will be assessed to provide conclusion of contract in March 2012".

After the contractor and the customer sign a design and work agreement, the plant's construction will be finished within 18 months. The final stage of the sub-project to begin after the plant is built will include personnel's training to plant's safe, reliable and efficient operation.

The ADB expects its management to approve the loan's second tranche before the end of the year. The loan money will be spent primarily for the completion of works of improvement of the water supply and sanitation system in Agdash, Peachey, and Nakhchivan, and the remaining money will be spent for the project's spread over Beilagan, too.

At its Website, the ADB said the second tranche will be approved on December 9.

By the moment, the ADB financed two water supply and sanitation improvement projects in Azerbaijan. The first, $30 million loan assigned in 2004 envisioned rehabilitation of the water supply system in Gekchay and Nakhchivan under a project valued at a total of $39.9 million. The period of the loan's exploration expired on June 30, 2011.

As the value of the project approved five years increased and for the reasons of full coverage of works in the said regions, the ADB assigned $75 million under the MFF as the first tranche whereas the Government of Azerbaijan assigned $25 million.

The MFF was approved in the amount of $600 million by the ADB Executive Board in September 2009. The ADB plans to approve the third, $175 million tranche of the loan on December 31, 2012.

The multi-tranche financing has been the basis of 8-year cooperation between the ADB and the Government of Azerbaijan.

The consultant of joint-stock company Azersu under the Project is consortium AICO Consulting Ltd./European Consultants Organization.

Iran's renewable energy power plants increasing production
Iran's renewable energy power plants increasing production
Georgia sees increase in electricity imports from Azerbaijan
Georgia sees increase in electricity imports from Azerbaijan
Technip Energies completes overhaul of SOCAR’s petrochemical complex
Technip Energies completes overhaul of SOCAR’s petrochemical complex
Loading Bars
Latest
Uzbekistan's chemical imports from Turkey grows
Iran's renewable energy power plants increasing production
Azerbaijan appoints new ambassadors to several countries
Turkmenistan's Balkan region opens tender for construction of new village
Georgia sees increase in electricity imports from Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani president signs order to recall ambassador to Spain and Andorra
Britain’s M&S to boost online capacity with second warehouse
Azerbaijani president signs order to dismiss Ramiz Hasanov from post of deputy FM
Iranian banks should stick to interest rates set by Central Bank - CBI governor
Exports from Iran's Gilan Province rise
Iran announces new rules for cryptocurrency mining
Technip Energies completes overhaul of SOCAR’s petrochemical complex
Iran's NISOC discloses amount of saved funds
IMF unveils outlook for ratio of Azerbaijan's state budget deficit to GDP
Azerbaijan shows footage from Mehdili village of Jabrayil district (VIDEO)
Work on Azerbaijan's Aghjabadi-Khojavand highway to wrap up soon (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan publishes data on 1Q2021 oil exports abroad
Horizontal directional drilling for IGB to begin in several months
Progress on Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria as of mid-April
Iran to launch renewable energy power plants
Microsoft to invest $1 bln in Malaysia to set up data centres - Malaysian PM
External merchandise trade of Georgia down
Copper ores and concentrates top Georgian exports
Azerbaijani mobile operators 1Q2021 revenues slightly lower
Uzbekistan’s Zharkurgonneft JSC to be reorganized by joining Uzbekneftegaz JSC
Around 500,000 bd of Iranian oil to enter market this year - JP Morgan
New Turkish ambassador arriving in Azerbaijan (PHOTO)
Resources of Qarz Al-Hasaneh Mehr Iran Bank soar
Iran raises imports of electrical goods from Turkey
Turkey records fewer cargo shipments at Izmir Airport
Russia records 8,589 new daily COVID-19 cases
Ukraine organizes charter flight to Turkmenistan
Czech Republic, Georgia plan to sign number of agreements
US increases imports of clothes from Turkey
Iran's IOOC begins extraction of crude oil from Esfand oil field
Turkey sees decline in number of real estate bought by Iranian citizens in 1Q2021
MOL Group’s capex on Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli revealed
Georgia reports 578 new cases of coronavirus for April 19
Uzbekistan's Bukhara Refinery resumes operations
Turkmenistan launches online services for State Registration of Rights to Real Estate
Kazakhstan’s Almaty Power Stations JSC opens tender for turbines repair
Azerbaijan's agricultural production value continues to grow
MOL Group discloses production volume at Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli
Germany boosts imports of Turkish-made chemicals
Weekly review of Azerbaijani oil market
India's Delhi to lock down for six days as COVID-19 outbreak worsens
Azerbaijan announces 1Q2021 investments in oil, gas sector
Azerbaijan sees growth in gold price
One of Azerbaijan's payment systems plans to provide new services
Iran plans to increase electricity generation from nuclear power plants
Iran Khodro Company boosts its manufacturing
Iran's Ministry of Roads talks registry of vacant houses
Iran's parliamentary speaker talks JCPOA
Russia conducts over 126 mln coronavirus tests
Goldman Sachs invests $69 million in Britain's Starling Bank
Azerbaijan raises production of building materials
Turkmen products sold to various countries on exchange
Azerbaijan reveals number of entrepreneurs served by SME dev't centers
President Ilham Aliyev inaugurates newly renovated “Hovsan” and “Mashtagha” substations (PHOTO)
Iranian Economic Coordination Council discusses stock market situation
Ethylene production of Iran's Jam Petrochemical Complex has increases
Turkey sees increase in registration of Azerbaijani companies in 1Q2021
Azerbaijan reveals 1Q2021 cargo, passenger transportation data
Azerbaijan shares footage from Fuzuli's Sardarly village (VIDEO)
Clubhouse closes new round of funding that would value app at $4 billion -source
Global LNG trade expansion to see slower pace in 2021
Belarus ready to share experience, knowledge in agrarian sector with Azerbaijan - minister
Iranian currency rates for April 19
Eurasian gas production to near 2019 levels
Azerbaijani currency rates for Apr. 19
Austria's 1Q2021 import of Turkish grains, legumes surges
Turkey reveals 2M2021 cargo shipment figures via local ports from Italy
European gas demand to recover to pre-crisis level in 2021
Bushehr nuclear power plant remains safe during earthquake
Iran begins enriching uranium using new generation centrifuges
Iran's National Housing Action Plan price not to increase - Deputy Minister
Iran concerned over increase in COVID-19 infections - President Rouhani
ACG oil transshipment from Ceyhan terminal nears 63 million barrels YTD
Iran sees increase in number of new mines
Two dead in Tesla crash in Texas that was believed to be driverless
Iran records increase in licensing for establishment of enterprises
Iran’s GTC discloses volume of wheat purchased from farmers
Bank Keshavarzi Iran issues loans in Lorestan Province
Iran implementing plans for dev't of facilities in Persian Gulf Special Economic Zone
Iran shares data on exports of handicrafts from Zanjan Province
Oil drops as surging COVID-19 infections stoke demand concerns
Israel and Greece sign record defence deal
Armenia should abandon all territorial claims against Azerbaijan - Azerbaijani official
India's COVID-19 tally surpasses 15 mln, with 273,810 daily cases
WHO includes two coronavirus vaccines developed by scientists of Uzbekistan in drug candidates list
Brazil reports 1,657 single-day deaths from COVID-19
Сo-op in Eurasian transport networks may create new opportunities for transit corridors between Latvia, Azerbaijan - embassy
12 European football teams to form breakaway 'Super League' throwing elite game into turmoil
Turkey confirms 55,802 new COVID-19 cases, 318 deaths
Five diplomats to stay in Czech embassy inn Moscow - presidential office
NASA's Mars helicopter to attempt first flight Monday
Turkey extends condolences to Egypt over deadly train accident
Albania opens 2nd int'l airport
Four dead in light plane crash near Paris
Israel reports 130 new COVID-19 cases, 837,012 in total
All news