Water and sewerage project at Hirimaradhoo officially inaugurated

Inauguration ceremony of Male’ Water and Sewerage Company’s (MWSC) project to establish water and sewerage services at HDh. Hirmaradhoo held on December 3, 2021. (Photo/MWSC)

Male’ Water and Sewerage Company’s (MWSC) project to establish water and sewerage services at HDh. Hirmaradhoo, has been officially inaugurated today.

The project was inaugurated by MWSC’s Managing Director Hassan Shah, Hanimaadhoo MP Abdul Gafoor Moosa, HDh. Atoll Council President Mohamed Siraj and Hirimaradhoo Council President Mohamed Waheed, during a special ceremony held at the island.

MWSC noted that the equipment and material needed for the project have been transported to the island. They further detailed that the company is currently engaged in the construction of the facility needed to house the water plant, of which 32 percent of the work is complete.

According to MWSC, the water project at Hirimaradhoo involves 8.06-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 the installation of water meters in households, providing water connections, and supplying clean and safe drinking water.

The sanitation project, meanwhile, involves establishing a 5.02-kilometer main sanitation network, a 1.12-kilometer pipeline, construction of an administrative building, three 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.

Hirimaradhoo water and sewerage project was contracted to MWSC by Planning, Housing and Infrastructure Ministry for MVR 69.14 million.