CCU OKs treatment plant upgrade
Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 3:03 PM ChST
Guam - Veolia will soon begin the upgrade of the Northern Waste Water Treatment Plant. On Tuesday night the Consolidated Commission on Utilities approved the start of the project that is part of the Guam Waterworks Authority's amended stipulated order that is expected out soon from the District Court.
CCU chairman Simon Sanchez told KUAM News, "We want to stay on the timeline even though she hasn't made her ruling and we have the money. We got the money from our bonds from last year and we're gonna start the project. It should be done by 2013 and that plant will finally meet compliance with primary treatment requirements."
Sanchez says another $10 million in bond funding will be spent to upgrade the Agana Waste Water Treatment Plant in the next few months. Both treatment plants handle 70 percent of wastewater on the island.