Male’ Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC) has begun work on a project to establish water and sanitation services in B. Maalhos.
MWSC said the company is currently engaged in constructing the facility needed to install the water plant.
Equipment and material needed to establish the sanitation system have also been transported to Maalhos.
The water project in Maalhos involves establishing a 4.93-kilometer main water pipeline network, construction of an RO facility, installation of two RO plants, and three water tanks to store water.
Additional work includes installation of water meters in households, providing water connections, and supplying clean and safe drinking water.
The sanitation project, meanwhile, involves establishing a 4.5-kilometer main sanitation network, a 250-meter pipeline, construction of an administrative building, two pump stations and sea outflow.
Additional work includes establishing junctions in households, providing sanitation connections, and providing sanitation services to households.
MWSC will also be providing generator sets needed to manage sanitation services, and facilities needed to check water quality.
Maalhos water and sanitation project was contracted to MWSC by Planning, Housing and Infrastructure Ministry for MVR 60.4 million.
The company is required to complete the project within 540 days.