Bahrain to complete $3m revamp of 37 water stations by Sept 2019

Pumps, inner pipes, structures, electrical control panels, and sensors are being installed in the stations across Bahrain

Bahrain is renovating 37 pumping stations.
Bahrain is renovating 37 pumping stations.

Work on the renovation of secondary sanitary water pumping stations, which is being carried out by Bahrain’s Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs, and Urban Planning at a cost of $2.7m (BHD1m), is set to be completed by September 2019, with work on the project progressing as planned, sanitary engineering assistant undersecretary of the ministry, Eng Asma Jassim Murad, revealed.

Commenting on the project, Murad said: “Thirty-seven sanitary water pumping stations were chosen for revamping and upgrading the electrical and mechanical equipment.”

He added that scope of work for the project involved providing news pumps, inner pipes, electrical control panels, and sensors for all 37 stations, with minor civil works being carried out at some of the stations.

Of the 37 stations, 20 are located in Manama, Jidhafs, and Al Budaiya; seven are in Muharraq; another seven are in Sitra, Al-Eker, and Alba; and three are in Tubil and Riffa, according to Bahrain News Agency.

According to Murad, the project is aimed at reducing malfunctions by improving the longevity and efficiency of the pumping stations. 

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