Doha. Ashghal announced today that all houses in the Sewage Network Works in Al Gharrafa, which serves about 3,190 land plots in the project area that covers 5,860,000 m2 project area are now connected to the network.
The project included building a sewage network in Zone 51 which comprises Al Gharrafa, Al Nasiriyya, Izghawa, and Bani Hajer, which all fall under Al Rayyan Municipality. The project also covers Zone 71 which consists of Al Kharaitiyat, and Umm Al Amad, which are under Umm Slal Municipality. The sewage network is 10 km away from North – West of Doha.
“With the completion of the advanced sewage system in the area, which is connected to Pumping Station 70, the use of septic tanks will be eliminated and a permanent sewage network will be available.” Ali Ibrahim Ashkanani, Head of North Areas Section at Roads Projects Management Department in Ashghal, he said regarding the project
The main works of technical nature of the project included lying about 65 km of main sewage pipes, which are of the most durable and of high quality, in addition to the fact that they are made of environmentally friendly materials, in addition to building 2,360 concrete manholes.
Ashkanani also added that any project that is completed stays under warranty for 400 days, during which the contractor makes any required changes or maintenance, and this is a standard procedure in all Ashghal’s contracts.
This is one of the Local Areas Infrastructure programme projects, which covers all areas of Doha, main cities and external areas in Qatar. Through this programme the authority develops roads and infrastructure and implements specialised projects to develop and upgrade sewage and drainage networks.
The construction of the sewage network in Al Gharrafa was implemented by “Oasis for Trading and Contracting” with a total cost of about QR 200 million.