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Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project


Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project

     Loan Agreement was signed on November 29, 2005 between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Asian Development Bank under “Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project” aimed at reconstruction of water supply and sewerage systems of Agdash and Goychay towns and was confirmed and came into force on March 1, 2006. Reconstruction of water and sewerage systems specified in the project on construction and installation works was launched in 2008. 

“Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program”

 An agreement for funding the reconstruction of water supply and sewage systems in Aghjabadi, Beylagan and to complete reconstruction of Aghdash, Goychay and Nakhchivan cities was achieved with the Asian Development Bank. A Loan Agreement for reconstruction of the water supply and sewage systems in Goychay city was signed within the multilateral financing mechanism with the Asian Development Bank and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan on February 17, 2010.

Signing of Project Agreements on "Water Supply and Sewerage Investment Project - 2" between "Azersu" Open Joint-Stock Company and Asian Development Bank, as well as Nakhchivan State Committee for Melioration and Water Management and Asian Development Bank was held on June 06, 2012. Within the framework of the "Water Supply and Sewerage Investment Project - 2", the Asian Development Bank has allocated $ 300 million to Azerbaijan on concessional terms. $ 130 million was spent in Nakhchivan and $ 170 million for reconstruction of water supply and sewage systems in Goychay, Aghdash and Beylagan cities.

 

Aghdash city

 "Aghdash City Water Supply and Sewerage System Reconstruction Project" is estimated to improve the utilization of 47000 residents’ drinking water supply and sanitation services in the city of Aghdash by 2035.

Reconstruction of drinking water supply and sewerage system of Agdash city was launched in 2008 within the framework of "City water supply and sewerage project". At the initial stage, 3 sub-artesian wells were drilled, a reservoir, a chlorine building and a water reservoir with a capacity of 2000 cubic meters were constructed. At the same time, a 2 km transmission main was pulled down and combined with the existing network, a new laboratory building, pump station and production base were built. The work on this stage was completed in 2010.

 

5 new sub-artesian wells have been drilled, a water reservoir with a capacity of 5,000 cubic meters and chlorine station were built to provide quality sustainable drinking water in Aghdash city within the framework of the Water Supply and Sewerage Investment Program, which has been launched in 2012.143 km of drinking water, 124 km of sewerage networks were built in the city, water meters were installed, giving households a connection.

Completion of reconstruction of water and sewage infrastructure in Aghdash city is carried out at the expense of the state budget. It is planned to drill 4 new sub-artesian wells, the construction of a new reservoir with a capacity of 5,000 cubic meters and completion of the network construction the expense of the budget.

6.2 km of 6.7 km second transmission main from the water source to the city, 10 km of 44.7 km of drinking water network, 22.2 km of 61.2 km sewerage network have been constructed.

Construction of a new administrative building for the Aghdash Sukanal Office is in progress.

A waste water treatment facility with a capacity of 10,000 cubic meters per day will be constructed in Agdash city to eliminate wastewater.

 

Goychay city

"The project on reconstruction of water supply and sewerage system in Goychay city" is implemented within the framework of the "City Water Supply and Sewerage Project" and "Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program" co-financed by the Government of Azerbaijan and the Asian Development Bank. The project is designed to improve 43000 residents’ drinking water and sanitation services in Goychay, with perspective development up to 2035.

The project "Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Project" was launched in 2008. Three sub-artesian wells were drilled, a new water reservoir with a capacity of 2,000 cubic meters was built within the project.

Within the framework of the "Water Supply and Sewerage Investment Program" launched in 2012, four sub-artesian wells were drilled, 3 water reservoirs with a total capacity of 6500 cubic meters were constructed, and 5,4 km of transmission mains were laid to provide Goychay with potable water.

143 km of drinking water and 119 km sewerage network were built in Goychay, each address was merged and subscribers were provided with meters. On October 6, 2015, the opening ceremony of the project was held in Goychay with the participation of the President Ilham Aliyev. At present all urban population is provided with continuous drinking water.

The construction of a treatment plant with a capacity of 20,000 cubic meters per day will be completed this year to eliminate the waste water in Goychay.

 

Beylegan

"The reconstruction of the water supply and sewerage system of Beylagan city" has been calculated to improve 24300 residents’ drinking water supply and sanitation services in Beylagan city, taking into account perspective development in 2035.

The project was launched in October, 2012. 6 sub-artesian wells were drilled near Alinazarli village to provide Beylagan and its surrounding provinces with drinking water. Two reservoirs with total capacity of 1000 cubic meters, a chlorine building and a pump station were built in the territory of the well. 8.4 km of transmission main had been laid from the water source to Beylagan. Two water reservoirs with total capacity 4,000 cubic meters existing in the city were repaired within the project.

Within the framework of the project, 91.6 km of drinking water network was established in Beylagan city, each subscriber was commissioned and meters were installed. In parallel with the drinking water network, the city's sewerage systems had also been reconstructed with the modern standards. 88.9 km of sewage network was created in Beylagan, 5250 sewerage wells were constructed.

On November 12, 2016, with the participation of President Ilham Aliyev, the inauguration ceremony of drinking water and sewerage project was held in Beylagan. At present all urban population is provided with continuous drinking water.

Wastewater treatment plant designed for 10,000 cubic meters per day will be built to eliminate wastewater.

Within the project it is planned to provide drinking water to Ashigli, Shafag and Alinazarli villages where 7,000 people live.

 

City of Aghjabadi

"Reconstruction of drinking water supply and sewerage systems of Agjabadi city" is designed to improve the use of drinking water and sanitation services by 45,000 people, taking into account prospective development until 2035.

The project was launched in 2016. A total of 14 sub-artesian wells were drilled and a 28.7km-long transmission main was built to provide the city of Agjabadi with drinking water. Construction of 2 water reservoirs with a total capacity of 10,000 cubic meters is under way. At the same time, construction of 214 km of drinking water, 205 km of sewerage network is under completion. From the newly established network, subscribers are provided with home connectors and meters are installed. Construction of water and sewage networks is expected to be completed in 2018. Thus, the urban population will be provided with 24 hours a day and quality drinking water.

Construction of a modern administrative building for the Aghjabadi Sukanal Office is underway.

In order to neutralize waste water in the city, a 10000-cubic meter treatment plant will be built in the future.