PORTAL - On the morning of April 15, at Tan Uyen Town, Binh Duong Water - Environment Joint Stock Company (Biwase) held the Inauguration Ceremony of Tan Hiep Water Plant - capacity increased by 100,000m3/day and night.
Attending were Mr. Nguyen Minh Triet - Former State President; Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Diep - Chairman of Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association; Mr. Vo Van Minh - Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council; Mr. Nguyen Thanh Truc - Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee and provincial leaders through periods, representatives of departments, committees, branches in the province and partners.
Former State President Nguyen Minh Triet (left) presents a flower stand to congratulate the inauguration of Tan Hiep Water Plant
Mr. Vo Van Minh (left) – Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council presents a flowers stand of the Provincial Party Committee - People's Council - People's Committee – Provincial Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front to congratulate the inauguration of Tan Hiep Water Plant
The expanded Tan Hiep Water Plant project, capacity increased by 100,000m3/day and night, is a large-scale clean water supply project of the province with a total investment of over 1,000 billion VND. The project is divided into 3 main bidding packages, including: Raw water pumping station with scale of 600,000m3/day and night; raw water pipeline with the scale of 300,000m3/day and night and treatment plant with capacity of 100,000m3/day and night. After 12 months of commencing the first item, up to now the Project has been completed, increasing the total water supply capacity to 250,000m3/day and night, contributing to adequate water supply for Binh Duong Industrial - Service - Urban Complex, a part of Tan Uyen Town, Ben Cat Town and Thu Dau Mot City, improving water supply services towards a smart and modern city.
Overview of Tan Hiep Water Plant
To implement the project, Biwase signed a loan contract of 16 million USD from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) by mortgage, without Government guarantee. This is the first contract project for the sector of urban infrastructure and social security without guarantees and opens a new investment capital flow from international credit institutions for infrastructure, urban area and social security in Vietnam.
With cooperation and attachment through many projects, Binh Duong province generally and Biwase particularly have done well the process of preparing, implementing and completing the project, putting the project into use on schedule and effectively, without incurring costs, creating confidence in sponsors. Mr. Keiju Mitsuhashi - Deputy Country Director of ADB shared: "Through this project, ADB is delighted to continue to accompany Biwase to transition from relying solely on grants guaranteed by the Government to the new form for the private sector independently to improve production capacity and meet the increasing local demand for water".
Delegates cut the ribbon to inaugurate the Tan Hiep Water Plant
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Truc - Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee praised the efforts of all Biwase staff and employees, overcoming all difficulties impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic to complete the project. Thereby, promptly meeting the demand for clean water, contributing to perfecting the investment environment of the province, bringing Binh Duong to rapid and sustainable development. On this occasion, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee thanked Ministries, Central branches, ADB and JICA for their cooperation and support to Binh Duong in the early completion of the project.
Delegates visit Tan Hiep Water Plant
Reported by Phuong Chi - Translated by Nguyen Trang