A new contract for two top projects in Costa Rica
Signed on October 6, 2020: a fine victory for SADE Costa Rica, assisted by the Group’s Head Office IT Department Support Division.
Aya, which is SADE Costa Rica’s main client, is the state-owned company that manages drinking water and wastewater treatment service for 80% of the country’s population.
It recently selected SADE for the biggest network extension project is has ever launched: a gigantic wastewater collection and treatment project for more than a million users in the country’s capital, San José, protecting rivers from WW discharged into the natural environment and increasing the Los Tajos WTTP’s flow rate from the current figure of 4,300L/s to 5,530L/s by 2025.
And it was also awarded its first trenchless sewer mains rehabilitation contract (close-fit lining).
A closer look at the first wastewater system extension, replacement and rehabilitation project
- 32 months.
- US$37 million
- 16km of pipes to be laid in open trenches
- 4.8km of 600mm pipes to be laid using a microtunnel boring machine (MTBM)
- 14 metal bridges (pipe hangers) across rivers or gullies
A closer look at the second sewer mains rehabilitation project
- 30 months
- US$8 million
- 9.8km of pipes to be rehabilitated
- 25,000 video inspections
To see these projects – scheduled to start in November 2020 – through to fruition, SADE will employ an average of 300 staff.