Constuction of 85 MLD Water Tretment Plant at Sundarijal Part 1 (WTO/01)
The design and supervision consultant for WTP-01 NJS has performed all its pre-requisites to assist the client for procurement of civil contract for construction of 85 MLD Water Treatment Plant at Sundarijal. A contract agreement was made between MWSDB Client and VA TECH WABAG Limited – Pratibha Industries Limited JV of India (Contractor) on 10th July 2013.
The contract price excluding VAT is 4,20,46,61,908 NPR. The contractor has started the work from the date of commissioning i.e.1st Jan 2014. The intended completion date was 21st March 2016. Due to various reason the construction is completed in December 2017. The water treatment plant was tested on the water from Bagmati river in successive years but the plant to be tested in full capacity of 85 MLD by Melamchi river water.
The major works under this contract are defined as:
- The connection to the pipeline laid under the Melamchi Diversion Scheme (MDS) from the end of the tunnel to near the water treatment plant;
- The half part of water treatment plant which will have an initial capacity of 170 MLD. The work includes the reception chamber, mini-hydro power generation, distribution chamber, flocculation basins, sedimentation basins, filtration units, pipe gallery, clear water reservoir, sludge lagoons, Central Building Complex comprising chemical facilities, maintenance facilities and administration facilities and on-site pipework;
- The treated water transmission main from the treatment plant to the connection with the bulk distribution system (BDS); all ancillary works including roads and site works; and
- Testing, commissioning and training of MWSDB (or other designated) personnel for the works under the Contract.
Constuction of additional 85 MLD Water Tretment Plant at Sundarijal Part 2 (WTO/02)
ADB has been provided additional financing (loan 3255) to MWSDB for construction of 85 MLD water Treatment Plant as a capacity expansion of Sundarijal Water Treatment Plant from 85 MLD to 170 MLD. NJS and associates have prepared design reports and bid documents for part -2 of WTP (WTP-02). The work has been awarded and contract signed with the contractor Tundi Construction Pvt.Ltd. and-Pratibha Industries JV. The contract agreement was made on 7th November 2016. The scheduled completion date is 23rd July 2018. The total contract price is NPR 1375155063.86 without VAT. Major construction work under this contract were completed in march 2020. The testing and commissioning work will be resumed upon the availability of water from Melamchi river.
Eptisa Servicios de Ingenieria SL (Spain) in association with Tech Studio of Engineering (Nepal), SILT Consultants (P) Ltd. (Nepal), TEAC Consul P Ltd.(Nepal) and GeoCom Nepal Consult Pvt. Ltd (Nepal) have been awarded contract for design review and construction supervision of WTP-02, Capacity Expansion of Sundarijal WTP from 85 MLD to 170 MLD.