Kuwaiti consultancy SSH has been chosen to design a sewage treatment plant for the massive Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City development at Khiran by developer La ‘ala Al-Kuwait Real Estate Company.
Formerly known as Al Khiran Pearl City, the Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City (pictured) is an ongoing, 6.4-million-sq-m waterside residential scheme situated 85km south of Kuwait City.
Masterplanned by UK firm Buro Happold, it was begun in 2002 and is expected eventually to accommodate around 100,000 people when all phases are complete.
SSH will undertake concept, preliminary and detailed design of the treatment plant, which will have a capacity of 45,000 cubic metres a day and will use sequencing batch reactor (SBR) technology.
SSH has engaged process engineering firm P2MBerlin as specialist sub-consultant.
The system will include the use of UV and chlorine disinfection for the production of reusable treated sewage effluent which will be pumped back into the local irrigation network for use on landscaping.
SSH’s resident director for Kuwait, George Abi-Hanna, said SSH was "honoured to be given the opportunity to work on such a prestigious development which contributes to sustainability in Kuwait".
Photograph:Â Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City is a 6.4-million-sq-m waterside residential scheme situated 85km south of Kuwait City