Ft 112.8 million state subsidy for Makó
Friday, October 21, 2005, 12:30
The city of Makó (SE Hungary) signed a contract on Thursday for Ft 112.8 million in state subsidies which it will use to make preparations for building a new sewerage, Environmental Ministry undersecretary András Gombos announced. The state subsidies will cover most of the Ft 150.4 million cost of the preparations. The new sewerage and sewage treatment plant will cost Ft 17 billion to build. The system will connect to 14,300 households. Construction work is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of 2007, and the project is expected to be completed in 2010. The system will comprise 287.9 kilometres of new sewage pipes. Thirty new pumping stations will be built and another six expanded and improved. Capacity at Makó's sewage treatment plant will be expanded from 30,000 horsepower to 61,309 horsepower. The plant will also be outfitted to produce dried biomass, suitable for use as fertiliser.