Qatar Signs Contract for Al Wakrah & Al Wukair Sewage Treatment Works project

6 September 2022

Public Works Authority, Qatar announced the signing of a public-private partnership contract for Al Wakrah & Al Wukair Sewage Treatment Works project.

The total cost of the project is more than 5.4 billion Qatari riyals.

H.E. Dr. Eng. Saad bin Ahmad Al Muhannadi, President of the Public Works Authority, and representatives of the consortium of Metito Utilities Limited, Al Attiya Motors and Trading Company, and Gulf Investment Corporation, signed the partnership contract in the presence of a number of Their Excellencies Sheikhs and Ministers, as well a number of heads of diplomatic missions in the country, and senior officials and representatives of local and regional companies.

Al Wakrah and Al Wukair Sewage Treatment Works project is the first public-private partnership in the field of sewage network projects in Qatar.

The treatment plant and its facilities will be designed based on the volume of sewage flows expected for the year 2026, with an average initial capacity of 150,000 cubic metres per day.

The executing company will be responsible for development, design, financing, permits, insurance, procurement, manufacturing, testing of plant and site equipment, construction and commissioning, performance acceptance testing, transfer of ownership, operation and maintenance of project assets.

The partnership contract also includes the design, construction and delivery of KAHRAMAA facilities that will be established within the project, which include a primary substation and all electrical installations required to supply the project with power.

The project is scheduled to be completed within four years from the start of its implementation, provided that the executing company will operate and maintain the STW for a period of 25 years. Then, the project’s operation and maintenance will be transferred to the Public Works Authority using the same technologies and high expertise.