Water supply and sewerage systems’ reconstruction to be completed in another city of Azerbaijan by year’s end (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, 14 June / Trend E. Aliyev /
Reconstruction of water supply and sewerage systems in Bilyasuvar undertaken in the framework of the State program of socio-economic development of the regions of Azerbaijan in 2009-2013 is scheduled for completion by the end of 2013. According to the report released by Azerbaijan's national water operator Azersu OJSCon Friday, most of the work has already been done.
According to the report, within the project "Reconstruction of water supply and sewerage systems of Bilyasuvar" implemented since September 2011, the city will be supplied with drinking water from the Shirvan-Mygan water pipeline, which is under construction. all the reconstruction work will be completed prior to the commissioning of the channel.
"Two reservoirs with capacity of 5,000 cubic meters are being built to ensure the smooth supply of drinking water to Bilyasuvar. 30.3 kilometers of water mains have been laid out of 54.8 kilometers provided for by the project," the report says.
Sewerage system will be constructed in Bilasuvar for the first time within this project. 8.8 kilometers out of 9.5 kilometers of sewer have already been constructed along with 76.8 km of sewer networks. Wastewater will be transfered to a purpose-built purification plant.
"Work continues on the installation of smart meters to identify the accurate account of consumption of rendered services. 2.420 out of 5,600 subscribers have already been provided with counters," according to the report.
At present, water to Bilyasuvar is supplied from the Azizbekov canal on schedule. The sewerage system in the city is missing. Conditions for the provision of drinking water to 26,200 people will be improved by 2035 as a result of the project's implementation.
"In addition, it is planned to supply drinking water to 23 villages of the Bilasuvar region within construction of the Shirvan-Mugan group water supply system," the report said.