First phase of Duong River surface water treatment plant inaugurated

Thursday, 2019-09-05 17:28:17
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Delegates visit the plant after the inauguration ceremony (Photo: baodansinh.vn)
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NDO – A ceremony was held in Hanoi’s Gia Lam district on September 5 to inaugurate the first phase of Duong River surface water treatment plant, the largest-scale plant of its kind in Vietnam’s northern region.

Phase 1 of the project cost around VND5 trillion (US$214 million) invested by the Duong River Surface Water JSC.

In this phase, it will provide 300,000cu.m of clean water per day for approximately 3 million people in Hanoi and some adjacent areas in Bac Ninh and Hung Yen provinces.

In the second phase, the plant’s capacity will reach 600,000cu.m per day by 2030, 900,000cu.m per day by 2030.

Covering more than 65 hectares in Trung Mau and Phu Dong communes, the plant was built to help the capital city gradually replace polluted underground water with surface water to serve local demand.