Sewerage systems of Addu city to be completed as per schedule

Minister of Environment and Energy Thoriq Ibrahim has assured that civil works of sewerage systems to be established in Addu city will be completed by the end of second quarter of 2018. The Environment Minister made the statement after observing the development work of the sewerage systems in Addu city.

Environment Minister Thoriq Ibrahim stated that the development of the sewerage systems are fast underway and would be completed as scheduled. The establishment of sewerage systems of Maradhoo Feydhoo, Feydhoo and Maradhoo were contracted to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Limited (MTCC) in February 2017. Under the project, a 3387 tonne sewage treatment plant will be established and completed in June 2018.

Moreover, the contract of establishing sewerage facilities in Hithadhoo district was contracted to Male' Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC) in September 2016. The development work in southern Hithadhoo is fast underway while the work will begin soon in northern area of the district, according to Environment Ministry.

The project to develop sewerage systems in Addu city cost a total of USD 23 million.