Presentation of a new drinking water project to be implemented in Neftchala region

Created: 19-04-2021 16:26


Neftchala District Executive Power presented a new project to be implemented by “Azersu” OJSC in order to improve the supply of drinking water to the villages and settlements of the district suffering from drinking water scarcity.

Head of Neftchala District Executive Power Mirhasan Seyidov delivered the information about the difficulties in populations’ water supply. It was noted that the lowering in the level of water in the Kura River in Neftchala region, the reverse flow of the Caspian Sea along the river have created difficulties in providing the population with drinking water and irrigating crops. In the past, urgent measures have been taken to provide the population with drinking water.

Deputy Chairman of “Azersu” OJSC Etibar Mammadov said that within the implementation of the Presidential order of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated December 11, 2019, “Azersu” OJSC built a 40 km long transmission main from Salyan to Neftchala and a reservoir with a capacity of 7,500 cubic meters. Since November 2020, residents of Neftchala will be provided with quality drinking water. A new project will be launched in the near future to improve the water supply of villages and settlements in Neftchala suffering from drinking water.

Deputy Chief of the Planning and Design Department of “Azersu” OJSC Jeyhun Mammadov gave detailed information about the work to be done under the new project. During the presentation, it was noted that the project, which will be implemented in the villages and settlements of Neftchala region suffering from the drinking water scarcity, covers 12 settlements. To provide these villages with drinking water, 11 km of transmission and 15.5 km of distribution water lines will be laid to supply water to modular water treatment plants.

The event focused on the current situation in the water supply of Neftchala city and villages, water supply of modular water treatment plants, the current state of springs and water reservoirs installed for public use, water transportation by water trucks, etc. issues were discussed.