Water and wastewater sector

Investment opportunities and potentials

Opportunities and potentials for investment in contract forms of BOO and BOT

Currently, several projects in contract forms of BOO and BOT have been introduced as new plans for all provinces and areas covered by the provincial and municipal water and wastewater companies as well as for certain number of water transmission projects and projects for building wastewater treatment plants in areas covered by regional water companies under supervision of the water and wastewater companies. All these projects are presently under further consideration in favor of participation of the private sectors{C}{C}[1].

Company

Project

Contract form

Alborz Municipal  Water and Wastewater

EXpansion of the first module of the Karaj Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of the first module of the Eshtehard Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of the Ghooch Hesar Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Kamalshahr water wastage reduction

BOT

Construction of Eshtehard Desalination Plant

BOT

Expansion of the first module of the Karaj Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction  of the first module of the Eshtehard Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Ilam Municipal  Water and Wastewater

Expansion of the Ilam Water Treatment Plant

BOT

Ilam Regional Water

Construction of Eyvaan Water Treatment Plant

BOT

Water transmission to Eyvaan and villages in route

BOT

Ilam Rural Water and Wastewater

Jafarabad Mish Khaas Water Treatment Plant Complex

BOT

Ahvaz Water and Wastewater

Shibaan, Veys and Molasani wastewater treatment plants

BOT

Pumping station of water treatment plants No.1 and No.2 and South West water Treatment Plant

BOT

Molasani Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Azare Sharqi Water and Wastewater

Implementation of the first module of Tabriz Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Expansion of the first module of Tabriz Wastewater Treatment Plant

Azare Sharqi Regional Water

Water transmission to Marand

BOT

Azare Gharbi Regional Water

Water transmission to Khoy

BOT

 

Second module of the water treatment plant and water transmission line of Urumiyeh

BOT

Ardebil Water and Wastewater

Expansion of the first module and construction of the second module of the Ardebil Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of Namin Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Ardebil Regional Water

Water transmission to Namin and Anbaran

BOT

Khalkhaal Water Treatment Plant

BOT

Water transmission to Khalkhaal

BOT

Isfahan Municipal Water and Wastewater

Farokhi Desalination Plant

BOO

Water transmission to Gez city

BOT

Kameh city Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Ozhiye city Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Water Treatment Plant and water Transmission line of Golpayegan and Fereydoonshahr

BOT

Tehran Municipal Water and Wastewater

Construction and operation of Varamin Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Design, construction, operation and ceding of Shoosh Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of Pishva Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of Malard Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Water transmission to Parand

BOT

Construction of Pakdasht Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of Sorkhe Hesar (east of Tehran) Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of Wastewater treatment plants 3 and 4 in west of Tehran

BOT

Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Municipal Water and Wastewater

Beldaji Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Gandeman Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Regional Water

Water transmission from Bon to Brojen

BOT

Khorasane Razavi Municipal Water and Wastewater

Sabzevar and Neyshabour Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of wastewater treatment facilities in Valiye Asr residential complex , Torbat Heydariye

BOT

Construction of wastewater treatment facilities in Gonabad

BOT

Construction of wastewater treatment facilities in Torbatejam and Chenaran

BOT

Reduction of water wastage in Sabzevar

BOT

Generation and distribution of fresh water in Gonabad

BOT

Khorasane Razavi  Regional Water

Construction of potable water treatment plant in Mashhad

BOT

North Khorasan Municipal Water and Wastewater

JajerumGarme Water Treatment Plant and Network

BOT

Shirvan Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Water transmission line from Bojnurd to Shirin dam

BOT

Reduction of water wastage in the Bojnurd and Esferayen water transmission and distribution networks

BOT

South Khorasan Water and Wastewater

Water transmission to cities and villages in the region from Ahangaran and Tajnoud desert

BOT

Construction of Ghaen and Sarbishe Wastewater facilities

BOT

Khuzestan Municipal  Water and Wastewater

Construction of Behbahan and Bostan Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Zanjan Municipal Water and Wastewater

Construction of Ghidar  Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Construction of Ab Bar  Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Construction of Hidej and Saein Ghale  Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Zanjan Regional Water

Water transmission to cities and villages from Blubin and Marash dams

BOT

Semnan Municipal Water and Wastewater

Quantitative and qualitative expansion of Damghan Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Semnan Regional Water

Water transmission to Shahroud from Kalpoosh dam

BOT

Sistan Va Baluchestan Municipal Water and Wastewater

5 water transmission projects and 1 wastewater transmission project  in Zahedan

BOT

Construction of second transmission line from water desalination plant to Chabahar

BOT

Zahedan second water treatment plant

BOT

Sistan Va Baluchestan Regional Water

Water transmission to Suran, Zaboli and Hidooch from Mashkand Olia dam

BOT

Water transmission line from Kahir Reservoir Dam to Chabahar and and Kenarak

BOT

Shiraz Municipal Water and Wastewater

Wastewater Treatment Plant No.2

BOT

Completion of the second module of the Wastewater Treatment Plant No.1

BOT

West module of Sadra Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

East module of Sadra Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Water wastage reduction in 5 districts of Shiraz

BOT

Fars Regional water

Shiraz water treatment plant

BOT

Project for water transmission to Darab, Zarindasht and Janat Shahr from Roubal dam

BOT

Qazvin Water and Wastewater Treatment

Shaal Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Project for expansion and upgrade of Takestan  Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Project for reduction of water wastage in Mohamadiye

BOT

Project for construction of Abegarm Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Qazvin Regional Water

Water transmission to cities and villages in the first district  (Abeyek to Eqbaliye) from Taleqan dam

BOT

Water transmission to Qazvin from Bidestan water wells

BOT

Water transmission to Qazvin from Balakhanloo dam

BOT

Kermanshah Municipal Water and Wastewater

Songhor Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Eslamade Gharb Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Kurdestan Regional Water

long term project for water transmission to Marivan

BOT

Project for water transmission to Kamyaran

BOT

Kurdestan Municipal Water and Wastewater

Divandareh Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Saheb Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Dazej Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Sarvabad Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Delbaran Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

BOT

Kohkiluye va Boyer Ahmad Municipal Water and Wastewater

Sisakht Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of the first module of Charaam Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Modification of  desalination process in Sooq Desalination Plant  and reconstruction of Likak Desalination Plant

BOT

Construction of the Bashto Land Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Likak Desalination Plant

BOO

Kohkiluye va Boyer Ahmad

Water transmission to Dehdasht, Sooq, Landeh, Charam and villages in the route

 

Water transmission to Lilak from Kosar Dam

 

Kashan Municipal Water and Wastewater

Qamsar wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Promotion of quality of potable water from Niyasar water well

BOT

Kerman  Municipal Water and Wastewater

Water transmission line in Kerman , Kahnuj and Roubaaz

BOT

Remove heavy metals water in Sirjan and rafsanjan

BOO

Golestan Municipal Water and Wastewater

Desalination plants in Bandare Gez and Nokandeh

BOO

Digging and improving existing wells (42 wells in the province)

BOT

Minudasht Wastewater Treatment Plant

BOT

Golestan Regional Water

Project for construction, operation and ceding water treatment  plants and water transmission installations in Gorgaan and villages in route of the transmission line from Nomel dam

BOT

Water transmission to cities and villages in border areas in Golestan province

BOT

Gilan Water and Wastewater

Water transmission to Lashte Nesha, Kuchesfahan and Khoshkbijar

BOT

Water transmission to Astara

BOT

Lorestan Municipal Water and Wastewater

Water transmission to Sepid dasht

BOT

Second water transmission line from Cheshme Golroud

BOT

Lorestan Regional Water

Water transmission to Azna

BOT

Construction of the installations for transmission of surplus water of the Golroud River

BOT

Construction of the  Borujerd Potable Water Treatment Plant

BOT

Construction of Absardeh dam and water transmission line to Borujerd

BOT

Markazi Municipal Water and Wastewater

Water transmission to Delijan

BOT

Khomein Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Mazandaran Urban Water and Wastewater

Gelugaah desalination

BOT

Mashhad Municipal Water and Wastewater

Supply of potable water from water wells

BOT

Qualitative and quantitative expansion of Mashhad Water Treatment Plant No.1

BOT

Water transmission line from Kurdeh to Suran

BOT

Water transmission line K to L between reservoirs

BOT

Reduction of water wastage from Area J  (Mashhad)

-

Hormozgaan Water and Wastewater

Tula Desalination Plant

BOO

Water transmission from Bostak to Jenaah through Moharam transmission line

BOT

Bandare Charak Desalination Plant

BOO

Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Payambare Azam Residential Complex

BOT

Garook Desalination Plant

BOO

Dargahan Wastewater Treatment Facilities

BOT

Pika Desalination Plant

BOO

Tula Desalination Plant

BOO

Hormozgan Regional Water

Water transmission  line replacing the first water transmission line between MInab and Bandar Abbas

BOT

Hamedan Urban Water and Wastewater

Construction of the wastewater treatment facilities in 4 cities in Hamadan province including Malayer, Nahavand, Assda Abad and Razan

BOT

Project for Wastewater treatment facilitiesin Famnin

BOT

Hamedan Regional Water

Tuwisirkan Potable Water Treatment Plant

BOT

Yazd Urban Water and Wastewater

Water transmission line to Yazd

BOT

 

Investment opportunities and potentials in rural water supply complexes in contract form of BOT

Province

Complex

City area

Number of villages

Population

Capital needed for investment

(Million Rials)

Ardebil

Moran

Maqan

64

13428

218877

Khorusloo

Bilesavar

170

15596

443796

Sabalan

Meshkin Shahr

89

28560

627328

North Khorasan

Shirin Dareh

Bojnurd

45

57189

375651

Esferayen

Esferayen

106

43676

576905

Khorasane Razavi

Goojaki

Mashhad

34

54822

142800

Dashte Bakherz

Bakherz

42

33351

93785

Borjak

Bardeskan

29

18271

115173

Sistan va Baluchestan

Sistan Comprehensive Plan

Zabol, Zahak, Hirmand, Hamun, Nimrooz

937

245253

1789960

Khash

Khash

83

30695

389545

Downstream of Pishin dam

Chabahar

207

91928

2772404

Fars

Downstream of Doroudzan dam

Marvdast, Kharame and Shiraz

95

108285

122746

Kerman

Chah Hasan

Roudbar

55

8355

124068

Arjmand

Fahraj

41

10871

163497

Markazi

Kamal saleh

Shazand

55

21000

197743

Kuchari

Khomein, Mahalat and Delijan

75

24875

379656

Yasavol

Komeyjan, Arak and Farahan

45

24548

78129

Hormozgan

Tiyab

Minab

54

34348

468547

Shamil

Bandare Khamir

142

141034

1567323

West Azarbaijan

72 villages in Miyanduab

Miyanduab

72

48057

121296

Yazd

Ghadir

Taft

29

7000

126972

Imam Hossein

Ashkdez

19

5000

117000

Gilan

12 villages in north of Astaneye Ashrafiye

Astaneye Ashrafiye

12

10000

73899

20 villages in Lahijan

Lahijan

20

14000

170592

East Azarbaijan

Araaz

Khoda Afarin

32

11810

86574

Yakhforuzan

Ahar

40

8094

113455

Semnan

Kalpush

Shahroud

12

27000

206832

Ilam

Sikan

Dare Shahr

22

10735

185800

Total

-

-

2626

1117781

12863779

 

 

Investment opportunities and potentials in contract form of buy-back

Currently 23 new projects in contract form of buy-back are under consideration in order to be introduced to the private sector. These projects are supposed to be implemented in Isfahan, Tehran, Khorasane Razavi, South Khorasan, Kerman, Hormozgan, Markazi, Sistan and Baluchestan, Semnan, Qazvin, Ardebil, Yazd and areas covered by Mashhad Municipal Water and Wastewater Company.

Province/ City

Urban

Rural

Regional water

Isfahan (4 projects)

Tiran Wastewater Treatment Plant

Buy-back

-

-

Construction of wastewater facilities in Isfahani, Flavarjan and Khomeini Shahr

Buy-back

-

-

Additional contact for construction of wastewater facilities in Charmahin, Baqbahadoran and Baqshadiye;  Steel contract

Buy-back

-

-

Additional contact for construction of wastewater facilities in Talkhoonche, Diziche and Zibashahr

Buy-Back

-

-

Tehran (2 projects)

Parand Wastewater Treatment Plant

Buy-back

-

-

Construction of wastewater treatment facilities in Safadasht

Buy-back

-

-

Khorasane Razadi

(3 projects)

Neyshabour Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Buy-back

-

-

Khaf Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Buy Back

-

-

Shandiz Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Buy Back

-

-

South Khorasan

(2 projects)

Tabas Wastewater Treatment Plant

Buy-back

-

-

Project for construction of wastewater treatment plant in Ghaem

Buy-back

-

-

Kerman (3 projects)

Kerman Wastewater Treatment Plant

Buy Back

-

-

Pariz city network, transmission line and wastewater treatment plant

Buy-back

-

-

Construction of Shahid Beheshti residential complex  wastewater treatment facilities in Jiroft

Buy-back

-

-

Hormozgan (2 projects)

Bandar Abbas Wastewater Treatment Plant

Buy-back

-

-

Dargahan Wastewater Treatment Plant

Buy-back

-

-

Markazi (1 project)

Project for construction of

Zavieh Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Buy-back

-

-

Sistan va Baluchestan

(1 project)

Project for construction of

Iranshahr Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Buy-back

-

-

Semnan (1 project)

Project for construction of

Shahroud Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Buy-back

-

-

Qazvin (1 project)

Project for construction of

First module of the Sharife Wastewater Treatment Plant

Buy-back

-

-

Ardebil (1 project)

 

-

Water transmission from Cheshme Goor Goor to Ardebil and Sar'ein

Buy-back

Yazd ( 1 project)

Construction of wastewater treatment facilities in Meybod (installations within the plant include primary and secondary wastewater collection network as well as treatment facility)

Buy-back

-

-

Mashhad (1 project)

14 local wastewater treatment plants in Mashhad

Buy-back

-

-

 

Investment opportunities and potentials in foreign financed projects and plans

 

No.

Project

Estimated cost for implementation of the project

(Billion Rials)

Name of the executive department

1

Wastewater treatment plant for 5 cities in Khuzestan

1500

Khuzestan Abfa

2

Second module of Tabriz Water Treatment Plant with capacity of 1.5 meter per second

2410

East Azarbaijan Abfa

3

Second module of Urumiyeh Water Treatment Plant with capacity of 1050 liters per second

450

West Khuzestan Abfa

4

Water transmission to Tafresh form Haftiyan Cheshme via 160 kilometer long pipeline and with capacity of 150 liters per second

1100

Markazi Regional Water Company

5

Water transmission to cities in Markazi province  from Kuchari line (Delijan, Khomein, Mahalat and Teymur) via 40 kilometer long pipeline and with water treatment plant capacity of 56 liter per second

900

Markazi Regional Water Company

6

Water transmission to cities in Markazi province  from Kuchari line (Saveh) via 40 kilometer long pipeline and with water treatment plant capacity of 500 liter per second

2100

Markazi Regional Water Company

7

Wastewater treatment plant for Songhor and Sahne with capacity of 13800 cubic meter per day

300

Kermanshah Abfa

8

Water treatment plant for  Malayer, and Tuwisirkan with capacity of 900 liter per second

1300

Hamedan Regional Water Company

 

Incentives and advantages

1- Para. A of Article 142 of the Fifth Development Plan Act:

 "Ministry of Energy is authorized to guarantee purchase of the extracted water and purified wastewater from the local and foreign investors and the water saved by those who have the water right in the consumer sectors as well as payment of the cost of water transmission levied upon the private sector at concessionary price or in form of payment of the subsidiaries based on the relevant directives approved by the Economic Council.”

Through the efforts already made in this respect the guaranteed purchase of water and purified wastewater was provided in the Fifth Iranian Five Year Development Plan Act. The relevant executive bylaw was approved by the Economic Council under number of 48007/16967 on April 22 2012. Within the same context the Ministry Energy, in cooperation with the specialized parent companies and relevant specialized departments, is going to prepare the contract format for guaranteed purchase in different areas and so far the relevant formats relating to guaranteed purchase of generated water from the desalination plants and guaranteed purchase of generated wastewater from wastewater treatment plants has been prepared by Ministry of Energy and communicated to the relevant sectors.

2-Guaranteed purchase of water and wastewater from non-governmental investors

3- Transfer of the wastewater generated by wastewater treatment plants for a certain period, within a specified volume and for a clear purpose.

General information on the investment plan

General information on investment in water transmission lines in contract form of BOT

Capacity (Million cubic meter per year)

17.66

Investment cost (Billion Rials)

297

Construction period (Year)

1

Operation period (Year)

25

Internal rate of return (IRR)

12

Payback period (Year)

9

 


 

Responsible departments and modes of communication with them

No.

Responsible department

Name of the related sub-department

Tel. Number

1

National Water and Waste Water Engineering Company

Financial Resources Development and Private Sector Cooperation Office

+9821-88980553

2

Ministry of Energy

Waste and Wastewater Productivity Improvement Office

+9821-81606383

Water and Power Marketing & Privatization Regulatory Office

+9821-81606760

 



[1]{C}{C} Investment opportunities and potentials in contract forms of BOT and BOO for Bushehr and Qom provinces will be considered and if available will be reflected in the future edition.