The objective of the project is to improve the health and hygienic standard of urban districts of Southwest Amman by extending the sewer system (and connect it to the main collectors) ensuring a safe disposal of wastewater.
The rationale behind the project is to provide an extension the sewerage to cover all development within the catchment areas and provide adequate wastewater treatment in accordance with Jordanian practice and regulations in Amman.
Collected and treated wastewater will be available for irrigation and contribute to the save the scare water resource for drinking water.
The current situation of the sewerage in the project area is characterised by:
- Poor condition of existing sewers in some areas;
- Overcharged trunk sewers; and
- Poor connection rate in parts of the town.
In consequence, it will contribute to improve the living conditions of the population, to use more reclaimed wastewater for irrigation and furthermore to a more sustainable development of the districts of Southwest Amman. The project will furthermore improve the performance and efficiency of wastewater systems and enhance the capacity of utility Miyahuna.