MWSC begins work on Thakandhoo water and sanitation project

MWSC workers construct an RO facility in HA. Thakandhoo. (Photo/MWSC)

Male’ Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC) has begun work on the water and sanitation project in HA. Thakandhoo. 

MWSC said on Sunday that the company is currently engaged in constructing the facility needed to house the water plant, and that equipment and material needed for the project have been transported to Thakandhoo. 

The water project in Thakandhoo involves establishing an 8.37-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 6.33-kilometer main sanitation network, a 1.04-kilometer pump line, construction of an administrative building, three pump stations and one sea outflow. 

Additional work includes establishing junctions in households, providing sanitation connections, and providing sanitation services to households. 

MWSC is also scheduled to provide generator set and vehicle needed to manage the water and sanitation system, and equipment to test the water quality. 

Thakandhoo water and sanitation project was contracted to MWSC by Planning, Housing and Infrastructure Ministry for MVR 76 million. 

The company is required to complete the project within 540 days.