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Nakheel awards key sewage treatment plant contract

Master developer Nakheel has awarded a contract worth nearly Dh4 million ($1.08 million) to the Dubai branch of ILF Consulting Engineers for sewage treatment plant (STP) work at Deira Islands in Dubai.

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Nakheel officials at the signing ceremony
Nakheel officials at the signing ceremony

Master developer Nakheel has awarded a contract worth nearly Dh4 million ($1.08 million) to the Dubai branch of ILF Consulting Engineers for sewage treatment plant (STP) work at Deira Islands in Dubai.

Under the agreement, Austria-based ILF will oversee the design and construction supervision of the STP and lifting station, which is due for completion by the end of next year.

The STP will be developed in two stages with the first, covering years 2017 to 2022, designed to handle 20,000 cu m per day. The second phase, from 2022 to 2042, will have an additional 17,000 cu m daily capacity, said the Dubai developer in its statement.

To date, Nakheel has awarded more than Dh3 billion ($816 million) contracts for Deira Islands, including infrastructure work, coastal work and construction of the Deira Islands Night Souk, one of several new attractions at the master development.

Spanning 15.3 sq km, Deira Islands is set to transform Dubai’s Deira district into a world-class hub for tourism, retail and entertainment, adding 40 km including 21 km of beach, to the city’s coastline in the process, it added.

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