Metito Utilities was awarded the international tender for the construction of a wastewater treatment plant in the city of Namangan, in Uzbekistan, reports Uzbekistan’s PPP Development Agency.
The project, with an estimated worth of US$90 million, will be developed as a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme and will be operated under a 25-year concession agreement, of which the first 2 years are the construction period.
The work on this project was carried out with the support of the Asian Development Bank together with the PPP Development Agency, Ministry of Housing and Communal Services and “Uzsuvtaminot”.
According to the Agency, a two-staged open and transparent tender was held for this project. In the first stage of the tender, 23 foreign companies interested in the project were sent a Request for Qualification (RFQ) document. In the second stage of the tender, Metito and the consortium Almar Water Solutions competed to win the deal.
The project provides for the construction of a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 100,000 m3 per day and construction of wastewater network with a length of 7.5 km.