Oman's PAEW has implemented US$ 62 mn worth of water projects
Posted on 30th January 2015
Oman’s Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) has implemented a number of projects in the South Batinah region of the Sultanate in the recent times, said the authority in a media statement. The total cost of the projects is approximately US$ 62 million.
In the wilayat of Al-Rustaq, PAEW is implementing the water supply network at a cost of more than US$ 23 million. The project includes construction of a water network spanning a total of 273 kilometers, covering 53 villages in the area. The project also included the construction of collection and distributional tanks in addition to upgrading the pumping stations. The project is in its first phase of development and is about 80 percent completed.
The authority carried out an expansion project in the wilayat of Barka at US$ 15 million. The supply network spans more than 38,254 meters, covering areas of Rumais South, Southern Villages, Abu Nakheel South, Muaskar Al Samoodh. A filling station at Al Soumhan and a water tank with a capacity of 1300 cubic meters at Rumais filling station was also built. The second phase of this project is said to cost more than US$ 23 million.
In addition, the authority also implemented water meter replacement for the citizens in the Mussanah region and launched an initiate called Saqiah to find alternative means to deliver water at nominal affordable prices.
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