The project includes the provision of a wastewater collection network and a treatment plant in the area of Hrajel and surrounding villages, the protection of the local water sources, against pollution from wastewater discharge and the preparation of recommendations for extending service coverage for the project area communities. The project covers the villages of Hrajel, Faraya, and Mayrouba and the area of Oyoun El-Siman, all located in Kesrouan caza in Mount Lebanon Mohafazat.

The project is funded by Italian Protocols signed with the Lebanese Government.

The objectives of the project are:

  • Provide wastewater collection and treatment within the areas covering the catchment basin of the wastewater treatment plant.
  • Provide protection against pollution of water sources by wastewater discharge and
  • Prepare recommendations for extending coverage to all communities.

Services Undertaken include:

Phase I:

The project consists of the preparation of a Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed wastewater project including a sewer network and a treatment plant up to the year 2025 along with a phased implementation program.

Phase II:

Part 1: Review of the Feasibility Study and Preliminary Design

  • Review of the existing feasibility study
  • Indentify and Record the existing sanitation infrastructures
  • Review and Study under preparation in which the infrastructures might overlap with the present project.
  • Review and updating of the existing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Prepare a preliminary design with cost estimate of the sewer lines and wastewater treatment plant for the 2 phases.

Part 2: Preparation of Detailed Design and Tender Documents

  • Prepare a Geotechnical Study for Wastewater Treatment Plant construction area.
  • Carry out Investigations and data collection as necessary to provide information required for detailed design
  • Prepare Detailed design and engineering drawings for all facilities.
  • Prepare Tender Specifications and other Tender Documents for contract packages.
  • Prepare Operation and maintenance schedules
  • Refine cost estimates and planning schedules.
  • Progress monitoring and reporting