Yerevan Djur to build another 30 booster pumping stations in next 3 years
YEREVAN, September 25. /ARKA/. Yerevan Djur company is planning to install about 30 new booster pumping stations in the next three years, press secretary of the company Murad Sargsyan told ARKA.
Funds will be available in 2014, but already now the company is making plans, Sargsyan said not mentioning actual volume of the funding though.
The new booster pumping stations will ensure 24-hour supply in several hundreds of apartment blocks in the capital, he said.
The press secretary also said some 220 mains are expected to be reconstructed in 2014-2016.
“We are also planning to install about 39,000 high-quality meters in private houses at our own expense”, Sargsyan said. This will reduce water losses by 50% and the number of breakdowns by 80%, he added.
In general, Sargsyan said, large scale works are planned to be carried out in the capital in the next three years to improve water supply system of Yerevan, including replacement and repair of mains and increasing hours of supply.
All these works will be paid for from two loans – one of them extended by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the other by the European Investment Bank (EIB), as well as from grants provided by the EU through Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF). The total amount of the funds to be provided to the company is $21 million.
Yerevan Djur closed joint stock company is fully owned by French Veolia Enviroment SA that is one of the biggest water supply and wastewater service provides in the world and is operating in some 66 countries. –0--