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Drake & Scull wins Punjab sewage treatment contracts

8 Jul 14 Drake & Scull International's German subsidiary Passavant Energy & Environment has signed two contracts for a combined value of AED103m (£16m) for the construction and operation of wastewater treatment plants in India.

The contracts are for for the Amritsar sewerage project in Punjab.

Passavant Energy & Environment will undertake design and construction, including installing, testing, commissioning and five-year operation of two sewage treatment plants each with a capacity of 95 million litres per day (MLD). The plants will be based on the activated sludge treatment process.

Passavant Energy & Environment managing director Dr Mazen Bachir said: “The water and wastewater treatment sector is currently witnessing a significant growth in India with the rise in demand for highly advanced wastewater treatment and waste to energy technologies.”

Passavant Energy & Environment in Asia is currently working on two projects of combined value of AED50m in the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat. One of the schemes is a membrane bio reactor  wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 4.5 million litres per day for Ford India in Gujarat. It has also undertaken work for the construction of a complete sewerage system of 80km in Rajasthan.

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