YERUSHALAYIM – Israel’s Mekorot Water Company has inaugurated a new wastewater treatment plant in Roman, Romania, the latest achievement in the country’s ongoing export of water technology, Globes reported on Wednesday.
The construction was completed while the existing facility continued operation and was completed in only 18 months. The project is valued at about €10 million.
Mekorot entered this project in the middle, replacing an international German company. In cooperation with a local engineering firm, Mekorot managed to complete the project in a relatively short span of time.
Mekorot Chairman Mordechai Mordechai said, “We are proud of the opportunity to provide the best water quality and recycling solutions in Romania, just as we have done and continue doing in Israel, in order to increase the amount of water and utilize every drop to support life and agriculture.”
Roman is a city in the Moldovia region with a population of about 50,000.