Place

Beirut - Lebanon


Client

Committee for Development and Reconstruction (CDR)


Year

1992 - 1996

Description for Beirut (Lebanon)

Damage assessment and proposal for rehabilitation works of the capital city water supply system.

Main Features

MAIN STRUCTURES:

  • No. 5 intakes from spring
  • No. 70 main wells
  • No. 2 treatment plants
  • No. 19 urban storage tanks
  • No. 22 pumping stations
  • Supply network (L = 50 km)
  • Distribution network (L = 1'170 km)

PRE-REHABILITATION:

  • Water resource = 250'000 m³/d
  • Network losses = 60%
  • Supplied population = 1'700'000 inh.
  • Per capita water consumption = 60 l/cap/d

POST-REHABILITATION:

  • Water resource = 350'000 m³/d
  • Network losses = 35%
  • Supplied population = 1'800'000 inh.
  • Per capita water consumption = 120 l/cap/d

Engineering Services

  • Inspection of the intakes and of the main supply structures
  • Inspection of the pipelines in the areas of visible losses
  • Hydraulic study of the network in order to divide the whole area in hydraulically homogeneous systems
  • Identification, programme and cost estimation of the rehabilitation works
  • Supervision during rehabilitation works

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