The Hanoi City People’s Committee has agreed to invest over 310 billion VND (14.5 million USD) in expanding the Ho Tay wastewater treatment plant, aiming to ensure environmental hygiene around the West Lake.

The Phu Dien Construction Investment and Trading Joint Stock Company and SFC Vietnam Environment Investment and Development Joint Stock Company are the investors under a build-transfer (BT) contract.

The construction, scheduled to be carried out during the first and third quarters of this year, includes drains and pumping stations to collect wastewater.

The city asked the investors to implement the project in line with Government and City regulations in construction management and BT contracts.

The municipal Department of Planning and Architecture was urged to perform procedures in accordance with the city’s planning site as well as other plans related to the wastewater collection area of the Ho Tay wastewater treatment plant.-VNA