Chekka, Batroun, Zahle Wastewater Treatment Plants


Ministry of Energy and Water


French Protocol for process for Chekka, and Batroun Italian Protocol for process for Zahle Lebanese Government for civil works

Delegated Employer

Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR)

Role of BUTEC

Contractor for civil & MEP works and installation of process equipment Contractor for process: Degrémont, subsidiary of “Groupe Suez”

Commencement Date

January 2003 – Chekka
May 2006 – Zahle (Phase I)
June 2007 – Batroun

Completion Date

July 2005 – Chekka
December 2011 – Batroun
December 2016 – Zahle (Phase III)

Scope of Work

EPC for civil works and electromechanical installation as well as erection of all equipment.

Projects In Figures

Popuation Equivalent49,500 PE45,000 PE300,000 PE
Total Daily Design Flow9,500 m3/d3,888 m3/d56,000 m3/d
Design Peak Flow903 m3/h512 m3/h3,800 m3/h
Hydraulic Concrete Structures222220