The event saw the attendance of member of the Party Central Committee and Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang, member of the Party Central Committee and Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Council Nguyen Ngoc Tuan, Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung, among others.
With the total investment of nearly VND 5,000 trillion in the first phase and the designed capacity of 300,00 cubic metres per day by 2020, the Duong River Surface Water Treatment Plantis will provide about 150,000 cub.m. of water per day for about 3 million people in northeastern and southern areas of Ha Noi, industrial parks along Road 179, and some adjacent areas in Bac Ninh and Hung Yen provinces, gradually replacing polluted underground water with surface water to serve local people’s clean water demand.
Addressing the inaugurating ceremony, Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung stressed that the plant will contribute to realizing strategic goals in developing a sustainable and long-term clean water supply system to meet the demand, helping improve health of local residents, especially children, women and old people.
According to the city leader, the plant shows a right policy in mobilizing all resources to develop clean water supply system as well as a clear demonstration for the city’s commitments and efforts to attract, create favorable conditions for investors to carry out projects in the area.
Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung speaks at the ceremony.
On the occasion, Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung lauded efforts of departments, sectors, the People’s Committee of Gia Lam suburban district and the Duong River Surface Water JSC to put the plant into use as scheduled.
he hoped that the project in the second phase will soon put into operation to serve local residents.
To bring into full play the plant, he asked the Department of Construction to take prime responsibility and coordinate with relevant departments, sectors, units to instruct districts, businesses and residents to use water from this factory so as to gradually reduce the use of groundwater
He also requested the Duong River Surface Water JSC to speed up the plant in the second phase so as to ensure the quality and set schedule, and prepare to increase the output to 600,000 cub.m. by 2020 and 900,000 cub.m. by 2022.