Eptisa will carry out feasibility studies and design consultancy services for the first Regional Sanitary Landfill in Kyrgyz Republic

The project covers the cities of Balykchy, Cholpon–Ata and Karakol

December 11 2013

Eptisa, in consortium with the Kyrgyz companies RAM Engineering Associates LLC and OJCS Promproekt, has been awarded a new contract to prepare feasibility studies, detailed designs and tender documentation within the Issyk–Kul Sustainable Development Project in the Kyrgyz Republic. This is the second phase in a longer-term initiative by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support environmental management and to improve urban service delivery in the Issyk–Kul Oblast.

The Issyk-Kul basin is internationally important for biodiversity and the oblast was declared as a Biosphere Reserve by the Kyrgyz Government in 1998, and UNESCO in 2001 and ADB has classified the project as Environmental Assessment Category A.

The project covers the cities of Balykchy, Cholpon–Ata and Karakol and it consists of preparing a feasibility study for the first Regional Sanitary Landfill Solution to serve the communities along the Northern shore of Issyk-Kul with possible transfer station locations in Balykchy and Karakol, and for sewerage and sewerage treatment with a planning horizon to 2035 and involving facilities with a 20 year life.

Eptisa will also prepare engineering designs, calculations and drawings for the transfer stations and for the complete development of the sanitary landfill establishment with an initial operating capacity for 10 years (total volume about 1,000,000 m³), to have provisions for fencing, internal roads, drainage, landfill cells, administration and maintenance facilities, parking areas, guard house, weighbridge and truck-wash, leachate treatment, etc.

Furthermore the consortium will prepare the detailed design and complete tender documentation with bills of quantities and cost estimates for the works identified for implementation in Phase II.


 
 Eptisa will carry out feasibility studies and design consultancy services for the first Regional Sanitary Landfill in Kyrgyz Republic