The tender for the supply of large diameter glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) pipes for Malta to be laid inside the tunnel which will allow to link the largest Reverse Osmosis plant in Pembroke RO to the Ta’ Qali Group of reservoirs via large diameter mains was awarded to Superlit Boru Sanayi A.S. One of these mains will also be used to supply high quality blended water to the central part of the island through a centralised hub feeding mainly via gravity.
Through this project better service, efficiency and environmental performance will be guaranteed. The pipes will be a first for Malta and also this is SUPERLIT’s first project in Malta. In total, around 14 km of pipe and fittings will be laid.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by Minister for Energy & Water Mr. Joe Mizzi who commented that the signing of this tender is but one example of the many projects being carried out in the water sector that is improving Malta’s infrastructure and the quality of people’s lives.
Water Services Corporation CEO Mr. Richard Bilocca explained that this challenging project will ensure better quality water across Malta and a significantly improved environmental performance, implying crucial savings in electricity as well as hundreds of tonnes of CO2 per annum.
This project will be coordinated by the Water Services Corporation and will be co-financed through EU Cohesion funds.
For further information, please visit: http://www.wsc.com.mt/tender-for-pembroke-ta-qali-tunnel-signed/