Mashta Hammoud Sewage pipe network and Waste Water Treatment Plant

Akkar, Mashta Hammoud, North Lebanon, Lebanon

Project objectives:    
The objective of the action is to safely and efficiently treat domestic waste water from 900 houses at MashtaHammoud through the construction of a sewage network and a waste water treatment plant, and to improve water quality at the household level.

Project summary:    
The construction of a sewage network and a waste water treatment plant in Mashta Hammoud will allow for safe and efficient management and treatment of domestic waste water from 900 houses. The project and more specifically the plant will be located and designed in a way that subsequent connections from neighbouring villages will be possible. The connections of households to the system will be a combined effort by the municipality and Concern. Concern will provide a financial contribution while the municipality and the households will provide in-kind donation relating to labour and other support to facilitate the successful connection of all households to the network.

Activities achieved:    
A sewage network system has been designed.
A sewage network and a waste water treatment plant has been designed and an appropriate waste water treatment technology has been identified.
An independent Environmental Impact Assessment was conducted and approved by the Ministry of the Environment.
Construction of the sewage network system is in full swing.

Total duration of the project:    
21 months.

Starting date of the project:    
June 27, 2014.

Project Budget:    
1 814 850 Euros.

Website of the implementing authority:

Office address of the project:    
Concern Worldwide, HDYS Building (Opposite Abdel Karim Rifai Petrol Station), 
Halba, Akkar.

Contact details of a focal person in the project:    
Focal person: Elke Leidel