Investments in water supply system to reach some $ 20 million in 2010

Investments in water supply system to reach some $ 20 million in 2010 PanARMENIAN.Net - Investments in water supply system will reach some 20 million USD in 2010, Patrick Lorin, General Director of Armenian Water Sewerage Company (AWSC) told reporters during a joint visit with Ahmed Eiweida,World Bank regional infrastructures projects coordinator, to the city of Charentsavan (Kotayk region).

According to him, in the city of Charentsavan, thanks to the reconstruction, daily water supply increased from 6 to 20.3 hours. "e have improved the quality of water by chlorination, before the reconstruction of the system, it was not chlorinated,'' he said. He said the company plans to install more energy efficient pumps.

In turn Ahmed Eiweida added that Charentsavan is one of eight cities where the World Bank invests its funds under this program. According to him soon in Hrazdan a very large program will be launched and water-pumping station and 120 km of water networks wll be reconstructed.

The World Bank-supported Municipal Water and Wastewater Project will be completed in December of 2011. It embraces 300 communities. The total budget of the project is 43 million USD.
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