Phase B Construction Contracts
The completion of Phase B of the Sewerage System will serve the entire Municipality of Larnaca, the tourist areas of Pyla, Oroklini and Leivadia up to the interurban road leading from Larnaca to Dhekelia, as well as part of the Aradippou Municipality.
Phase B includes the construction of a sewerage system and a drainage system. In particular, it consists of 200 km of sewer pipes, 50 km of drainage sewers, 10 km of pressurized sewers, 2 km of drainage pressurized sewers, nine new pumping stations and four new drainage pumping stations. In addition, Phase B includes the expansion and upgrade of the Sewerage Treatment Plant, the capacity of which has increased from 8,500 cubic metres to 18,000 cubic metres per day (to cover needs until the year 2027) and then to 22,000 cubic metres (to cover needs until the year 2047). The construction Contract for the upgrade of the Sewerage Treatment Plant was completed in 2016.
A large part of the Larnaca Sewerage System began its operation in 2017. In particular, the system began operating in the area of Drosia (Agios Nicolaos Parish) and this concerned construction contracts C11, C13 and C16. The year 2018 was an important one since it saw the completion of the sewerage system in the area of the Larnaca New General Hospital (construction Contract C14) and the Krasas area, which falls within the municipal boundaries of Aradippou (construction contract C18). At the same time, part of the Chrysopolitissa area sewerage system started its operation (construction contract C12). At present, there are still two ongoing construction Phase B contracts (C15 and C21).
Construction Contract C15
The project concerns the construction of 11,4 km of sewers, as well as the construction of two pumping stations in two different areas. Sub-area A of the Contract covers the industrial area of the Municipality of Larnaca, which borders towards the northeast with Eleftherias Avenue, with Pentadaktylou Street towards the northwest, with Troodous Street towards the southeast and the Industrial Area of the Aradippou Municipality towards the southwest. Sub-area B of the Contract borders with Spyros Kyprianou Avenue towards the west and southwest, with the motorway leading to Paralimni towards the north and with areas served by Phase A of the sewerage system towards the southeast.
The project’s worth amounted to €2.647.000 plus VAT and was awarded to Cyfield Development Public Ltd after a public tender.
The construction works began in July 2018 and are expected to be completed within 13 months.
Construction Contract C21
The project concerns the construction of 15 km of sewers. The area of construction contract C21 belongs to the Municipality of Aradippou and borders with the Municipality of Larnaca towards the south, with agricultural land towards the north and west, and finally with the GSZ Stadium towards the east.
The project’s worth amounted to €3.149.982,73 plus VAT and was awarded to FAP CONSTRUCTION Ltd after a public tender.
The construction works shall begin in December 2018 and are expected to be completed within 12 months.
Phase C – Dromolaxia-Meneou Municipality, Communities of Kiti and Pervolia
Phase C of the LSDB’s sewerage system will cover the needs of the communities of Kiti, Pervolia and the Municipality of Dromolaxia – Meneou. The Phase C sewerage system will include approximately 140 km of sewerage pipes and the relevant pumping stations. The review of the study regarding these communities and the preparation of the necessary documents regarding the call for tenders will begin during the first six months of 2019, with the purpose of calling for tenders for the first construction contract in June 2021. The construction works are expected to commence at the beginning of 2022 and be completed by 2027.