Work starts on Hanoi water plant
Work on the construction of the Duong river surface water treatment plant started on March 9 in Phu Dong commune in Hanoi’s Gia Lam district (Source: VNA)
Work on the construction of the Duong river surface water
plant started on March 9 in Phu Dong commune in Hanoi’s Gia Lam district.
on nearly 62 hectares, the plant will be developed in three phases. The first
phase, which will cost around 5 trillion VND (225 million USD) and have a capacity
of 300,000cu.m per day, is scheduled to be completed by 2020.
the ground-breaking ceremony, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen
Duc Chung said the project would play an important role in providing a
sustainable supply of clean water to the capital city.
completion, the plant will supply clean water to three million people in 168
wards and communes across eight districts in Hanoi; to residential and
industrial zones along Road 179; and the neighbouring provinces of Bac Ninh and
Hung Yen,” Chung said.
also asked local authorities, Duong River Surface Water Plant JSC’s project
management board, investors and contractors to ensure that the project process,
quality, labour and environmental safety are not compromised and that every
effort must be made to start the plant’s test runs by the second quarter of
is a key national project. It will meet the city’s demand for clean water and
contribute towards speeding up urbanisation in Hanoi and its neighbouring
provinces,” said Do Thi Kim Lien, Chairwoman of the Duong River Surface Water
Plant JSC. “The project will help improve the local people’s quality of life by
reducing diseases caused by polluted water and environment.”
plant’s capacity will reach 600,000cu.m per day by 2030 and 900,000cu.m per day
clean-water piping system is the longest and most intricate in the country,
running 76km long with two river-crossing sections over Hong and Duong rivers,
and various sections running through railways, national and provincial roads.
the ceremony, the company donated 12 billion VND (526,000 USD) to Gia Lam district’s
Social Welfare Fund for charity constructions for needy people in Phu Dong and
Trung Mau communes.-VNA