The office of the Lord-Mayor of Baghdad has announced on Tuesday the signing of a contract with two companies to implement the largest sewerage project in the Iraqi capital, at a total cost of 68 billion (b) Iraqi dinars [$58 million].
Aswat al-Iraq news agency reports that the contracts would serve 17 housing districts in Baghdad’s Karkh bank of the River Tigris.
“The Lord-Mayor’s office had assigned the implementation of the main southern and western line of the project, to carry the sewerage and rain water in al-Kharkh bank to the specialized al-Ruheif and Kheirat companies, that began laying down the detailed designs for the project,” the statement added.
It pointed out that the office of Baghdad’s Lord-Mayor, “is implementing a number of lines, carrying sewerage water, most important of which was the additional western line, for the cost of 107 billion (b) dinars”.
That line would serve the districts of al-Rashid, Daura and the main northeastern line of al-Khansaa district, for the cost of 105 billion (b) dinars, to serve the districts of New Baghdad, al-Ghadir, as well as al-Quds in east Baghdad’s Sadr city, for the cost of 64 billion (b) dinars.
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)