The FCC Aqualia team will manage the sewerage system in Al Dhakhira for the next 10 years. The work, which will be carried out by a consortium composed of FCC Aqualia and South Korea’s Hyundai, involves design, construction, operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities, wastewater pumping stations, transfer pumping station and collectors. The city is located on the east coast of Qatar, some 60km from Doha, the capital. The new treatment plant will handle an average flow of 56,200m3 per day and provide service to a population of more than 200,000 residents.he project was commissioned by the public works authority Ashghal and awarded under a tender procedure in which nine major contractors participated, including the Spanish companies Cadagua, Acciona and Ferrovial and multinationals Daewoo, Samsung and Marubeni.
The new contract is the third for FCC Aqualia in the region, after the sewerage management contract in Abu Dhabi for the city of Al-Ain and a contract in Riyadh for enhancing the efficiency of the supply network.