Biwater Signs Desalination Boot Contract In The British Virgin Islands

Today, 18th February 2010, Biwater (BVI) Limited won a BOOT contract with the Government of the British Virgin Islands for a sea-water desalination plant.

BVI Signing Ceremony
The plant will produce 2.3 million imperial gallons of potable water per day, has a construction value of US$43 million and a subsequent 16 year operation and maintenance period.

In addition, the contract includes the design and build of two sewage treatment plants, pumping stations, extensive pipelines and reservoirs.

The contract also includes the provision and installation of a water distribution leakage reduction programme complete with a tariff billing system.

The cost of water in Tortola will be substantially reduced by the new contract and full sewage treatment for the island will also be provided.

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