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Water Plant Construction and Rehabilitation

Project Type

Water and wastewater infrastructure upgrade

Potable Water Production

1965 - 185,000m³/d; 2005 - 795,000m³/d

Homes Supplied

1965 - 90,000; 2005 - 325,000

Population Water Access

92% (26% with uninterrupted 24/7 supply)

Sanitation Arrangements

30% sewer connection, 58% soak-aways / septic tanks, 10% pit latrines

Beetham WWTP Capacity

180,000m³/d

Population Served

365,000

Effluent Type

Mixed domestic and industrial

Sludge Treatment

AD with biogas removal

Disinfection System

UV

New Pipeline Installation

100km a year

Plant Rehabilitation Cost

$90m

Beetham WWTP Cost

$226m

Effective Start Date

1999

Caroni Completion

2000

Beetham Completion

2005

Wastewater Treatment Plants Upgrade

2006-08

UN Millennium Development Goal

2015

"Developed World" Status Target

2020

Client

Government of Trinidad and Tobago

Operations

Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA)

Consulting Engineer

Simcoe Engineering Group Ltd

Wastewater Treatment Plants Upgrade

Genivar
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