Uzbekistan working to improve quality of drinking water supply services in Tashkent

Uzbekistan Materials 28 January 2021 14:41 (UTC +04:00)
Uzbekistan working to improve quality of drinking water supply services in Tashkent

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 28

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

Significant work is planned in 2021 in order to further improve the quality of services for the supply of drinking water in Tashkent city of Uzbekistan, the Uzsuvtaminot Joint Stock Company told Trend on Thursday.

According to the company, the number of accidents in the industry will decrease by 25-30 percent due to the automation of the water supply system at pumping stations (SCADA), replacement of outdated pumps with new modern energy-saving pumps, taking under constant control of the water pressure in the water pipes.

“As a result, the volume of water production will decrease by 17.6 million cubic meters (from 768.4 million cubic meters to 750.8 million cubic meters). This, in turn, will save six million kilowatts of electricity per year,” Uzsuvtaminot said.

Also, water loss will be reduced by 2.5 percent (from 26.5 to 24 percent) due to the timely elimination of accidents in the networks through capital and current repairs in water pipes and sewers. It is noted that as a result of these measures, the volume of water supplied to consumers will increase from 511.7 million cubic meters to 530 million cubic meters.

In addition, overhaul of 24,210 running meters of outdated drinking water supply networks will be carried out, 62 faulty water intake hydrants will be replaced, and 48 will be repaired as part of the preparation program for the autumn-winter period 2021-2022.

The company also said that the overhaul of 1,811 running meters of outdated sewer networks will be carried out. Moreover, it is planned to clean up and repair 697,963 running meters of sewer networks.

Uzsuvtaminot Joint Stock Company was organized in accordance with the decree of the President of Uzbekistan dated November 26, 2019. The company’s authorized capital was formed by the delivery of state assets and their share in the authorized capital of state unitary enterprises of the Ministry of Housing and Communal Services. It is noted that these enterprises have been reorganized as limited liability companies.


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