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Bahrain's East Riffa sewerage project 75% complete

Construction of the $21mn project on track to finish in the middle of the year, official says.

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Construction work at a major sewerage project in Bahrain is 75% complete and on schedule for completion by the middle of this year, said a senior official.

The BHD 8mn ($21mn) E6 project in the East Riffa area includes implementation of 38-km-long main and sub sewage pipes, and seven pumping and lifting stations in the residential blocks 901, 903, 905 and 909.

About 51% of the houses in these blocks have been connected to the network so far, said Khalifa Al Mansoor, the sanitary engineering assistant undersecretary at the Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Ministry.

Al Mansoor said the ministry has already extended 26 km out of a total of 33 km of connections.

The progress on the extension of sub-connections is 92% and 72% for the side connections, while 900 out of 1,740 properties have been connected to the network, he added.

Work on both stages includes installation of the sub sewerage network, main inspection chambers, sub network and inspection chambers, house connections, pavement works and other related works, in addition to pumping stations and related works, it added.

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