“Apă-Canal Chișinău” SA (ACC) director general Anatolie Lichii assured that the unpleasant odor from the Wastewater Treatment Station will not be felt in Chisinau. “The administration of “Apă-Canal Chișinău” SA daily monitors the technological processes. The installations are ready to work when air temperatures are high. We are making a maximum effort to prevent the unpleasant smell from going beyond the protection area of 500 meters,” Anatolie Lichii stated in the August 2 meeting of officials of municipal services, IPN reports.
According to him, the Wastewater Treatment Station works as usual, while the technological installations function according to the technical requirements. The daily flow capacity at the station is 140,000 cubic meters of water and the volumes discharged into the Bâc River are within the norms.
As regards the reconstruction works performed at the station on July 26-30, Anatolie Lichii said those works involved about 50 workers. The works now continue at the admission building and the pretreatment and excessive mud collection building. The quality of works is permanently monitored.
Last week, ACC carried out 33 inspections, eight of which were unplanned, while 25 were ordinary ones. The taken samples are being examined in the lab. Depending on the test results, the companies will be issued with prescriptions.
On August 3, the administration of “Apă-Canal Chișinău” SA will have a meeting to discuss the pace of works at the Wastewater Treatment Station. The project is implemented with money provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Investment Bank.