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Philippines - Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to design and build Manila Water's sewage treatment plant

OTV, a subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, in partnership with civil contractor Sta. Clara, have signed a US 62 million dollar contract to design and build Manila Water Company's Marikina North Sewage Treatment Plant.

Located along the eastern part of Metro Manila, Marikina City is one of the progressive urban areas of Metro Manila. The project will be undertaken in line with the wastewater program of Manila Water to achieve the goal of expanding the wastewater collection network in an overall effort to improve the water quality of Marikina River.

The sewage treatment plant has been designed to have a processing capacity of 100,000 m³ per day, and will include a new inlet plant, preliminary treatment, SBR biological treatment as the core treatment process and disinfection by chlorination for the wastewater treatment line. A new sludge dewatering facility will also be provided, as well as an odor treatment system and noise abatement measures.

The new plant is scheduled to be commissioned in 2013.