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Provincial Cities Water Supply and Sewerage Project


   Loan Agreement on “Provincial Cities Water Supply and Sewerage Project” was signed on May 29, 2009 between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Japan International Cooperation Agency. The Agreement came into force on June 30, 2009. The project is aimed at reconstruction of water supply and sewerage systems in Gusar, Khachmaz, Khizi, Gobustan and Naftalan.

 

In the town of Gusar

 

The Projects of "Reconstruction of water supply and sewerage systems in Gusar city" is estimated to improve 19600 residents’ drinking water and sewerage services of in Gusar considering perspective development by 2030.

 

Construction and installation work on the project was started in April 2012. In order to provide Gusar and surrounding villages with potable water, a drainage water intake facility with a capacity of 102 liters or 8800 cubic meters per day was constructed and a 17.4 km long transmission main was laid on the bed of Gusarchay. At the same time, 3 water reservoirs with a total capacity of 3,000 cubic meters and a 2.8 km long inter-reservoir water line were built.

 

106 km of drinking water network, 105 km sewerage network were constructed in Gusar, meters were installed on each address. A new administrative building for the Gusar Sukanal Office was built within the project.

The opening ceremony of the drinking water and sanitation project in Gusar city was held on September 8, 2016, with the participation of President Ilham Aliyev. At present all urban population is provided with continuous drinking water.

12000 residents’ drinking water supply living in Balagusar, Hasankala, Old Khudat, Chilagir, Yukhari Layar, Kayakand, Khuray of Gusar region and Chartepe, Orta Khuch, Ashagi Khuch villages of Guba region will be improved within the project. In total, about 32,000 residents will benefit from the project.

 

In the town of Khachmaz

The Project of “Reconstruction of drinking water supply and sewerage system of Khachmaz city" is designed to improve 47000 residents’ drinking water and sanitation services  in Khachmaz, taking into account perspective development by 2030. 58,000 people will benefit from the project, including five villages of the region.

The town’s water source Uchgun spring was chosen to provide Khachmaz town and surrounding villages with quality and durable water. Carrying out fundamental rebuilding the productivity of the source was reached 229 liters per second or 19800 cubic meters per day, with 2 water tanks with capacity of 3000 cubic meters each was constructed and 1,9 km- long transmission main for the transportation of water from the tank complex. The amount of water collected in the tanks, as well as the level of blurry, is monitored online through the SCADA system.

Construction of 148 km of drinking water network in Khachmaz city, construction of a pump station to ensure sustainable water supply to the newest residential area in the highest part of the city, 136 km sewerage network and 10390 wells and the connection of each house and facility to sewerage network were provided within the project. At the same time, a 1.2-kilometer main collector was built to pump waste water into a treatment plant.

During the implementation of the project, the newly created infrastructure has been upgraded to the Geographical Information System of "Azersu" OJSC and has been reflected on the digital map. A modern administrative building for the Regional Sukanal Office has been built within the project.

On May 4, 2018 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony of commissioning of water supply and sewage systems in Khachmaz.

In the town of Khizi and Altiaghaj settlement

Reconstruction of drinking water supply systems in Khizi town and Altiaghaj settlement and first project on sewerage networks is expected to improve the use of 3300 people’s drinking water and sewerage services cities in Khizi and 1500 in Altiagac settlement considering perspective development until 2030. In total 6300 people will benefit from the project, including three villages in the district.

It was projected tom provide water supply from various sources at the expense of different sources as there was no water source with high productivity in Khizi region. Water intake facilities with 430 cubic meters per day in Dahardibi that is considered the main source of the town Khizi and Altiaghaj settlement, 240 cubic meters per day in Shafa and 40 cubic meters per day in Yeddibulag were constructed within the project. Four reservoirs with a total capacity of 1400 cubic meters were constructed and 18 km of main water line was laid for the transportation of water from the sources to the warehouse complex. Within the project, construction of 52.4 km of drinking water and 32.4 km of sewage networks and 1513 exploration wells in the Khizi and Altiaghaj settlements has been completed, and each house and facility has been connected to sewerage network. Four reservoirs with a total capacity of 1400 cubic meters were constructed and 18 km of transmission main was laid for the transportation of water from the sources to the water tank complex. Within the project, construction of 52.4 km of drinking water and 32.4 km of sewage networks and 1513 exploration wells in the Khizi and Altiaghaj settlements had been completed, and each house and facility has been connected to sewerage network.

During the implementation of the project, the newly created infrastructure has been developed to the Geographical Information System of "Azersu" OJSC and has been reflected on the digital map. A modern administrative building has been built for the Khizi Sukanal Office within the project.

On May 4, 2018, with the participation of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the opening ceremony of the project on reconstruction of drinking water supply systems and a sewerage network in Khizi and Altiagaj settlement was held.

As a continuation of the project waste water treatment plants will be constructed in Khizi (1500 cubic meters / day) and Altiaghaj settlement (350 cubic meters / day).

 

In the town of Naftalan

The Project of "Reconstruction of drinking water supply and sewerage system of Naftalan city" is estimated to improve 9800 people’s drinking water supply and sanitation services in Naftalan by taking into account perspective development by 2030.

Implementation of the project on reconstruction of drinking water supply and sewerage system of Naftalan city started in early 2013. A total of 6.4 km of transmission main was constructed to Naftalan from the Balliqaya-Goranboy transmission main providing Goranboy's drinking water for the Naftalan city and its surrounding villages, two water tanks with a total capacity of 3,000 cubic meters were built.

Within the project, 36.8 km of drinking water network was established in Naftalan city, subscribers were provided with home appliances, meters were installed. At the same time, 37.7 km of sewage networks were built in the city, 1,8 km of sewage collector and 867 sewage wells were constructed. A new administrative building was built for the Naftalan Sukanal Office according to the project.

On September 10, 2013, with the participation of President Ilham Aliyev, a drinking water supply ceremony was held in Naftalan. At present all the residents of the town are provided with continuous drinking water.

Construction of a waste water treatment plant with a capacity of 3,000 cubic meters per day is being continued in Naftalan to eliminate wastewater from the city.

Within the project, drinking water is provided to the villages of Gasimbayli and Gashalti Garagoyunlu, where 3200 people live.

In the town of Gobustan

The project "Reconstruction of the Gobustan drinking water supply and sewerage system" is estimated to improve 11700 residents’ drinking water supply and sanitation services in Gobustan by, taking into account perspective development until 2030. Within the project it is planned to provide drinking water to Tesi, Badablli, Sadafli and Darakend villages of the region. In total, about 14,000 residents will benefit from the project.

On May 10, 2015, a groundbreaking ceremony for the Gobustan drinking water supply and sewage system reconstruction project was held. Within the framework of the project, 6 sub-artesian wells were drilled near the village of Tesi, 14.4 km of transmission main, 2 water reservoirs in Dasharasi and Narimankend villages and 3800 cubic meters daily of reverse osmosis drinking water treatment plant were built.

Construction of 67 km of drinking water and 42 km of sewerage network and 7 km sewerage system designed for Gobustan city has been completed. At present, the city's population uses water and sewerage services through new networks.

Wastewater disinfection in Gobustan will be built in the future and will be implemented at a waste water treatment plant, which is designed for 2500 cubic meters per day.

In 2011-2012, 2 sub-artesian wells were drilled near Tesi village in order to improve Gobustan’s drinking water supply through state budget funds. Pumping stations were installed in Tesi and Badalli and a transmission main was constructed. From this pipeline, the water supply to the villages of Jamjamli, Arabgadim and Göydere has been ensured.

On October 2, 2017 a ceremony dedicated to the completion of the project "Reconstruction of the drinking water supply and sewerage systems of Gobustan" was held with the participation of President Ilham Aliyev.