Contract No.4: Refurbishment & Upgrading of Kg.Paloh Water Treatment Plant & Associated Works

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Project Information

Daerah Manjung, Perak

Client / Owner

Lembaga Air Perak (LAP)


Jurutera Perunding Tegap (JPT)

Main Contractor

Asia Baru Construction Sdn. Bhd.

Date of Commencement

1st July 2004

Date of Completion

31st December 2005

Kg. Paloh Water Treatment Plant (KPWTP) is located in Mukim of Layang Layang (district of Perak Tengah) near Parit. The source of raw water is from Sungai Perak. The existing capacity of Kg. Paloh Water Treatment Plant is 7 Mgd implemented under Stage I of Dinding Water Supply Scheme in the seventies. A decision was made by Lembaga Air Perak (LAP) to refurbish and upgrade the plant capacity to 16.4 Mgd to cater for the increasing water demand in Manjung District. An open tender was called by LAP and Asia Baru Construction Sdn. Bhd. was successful in its bid and was awarded the Contract. The Contract is to design, supply, construct, upgrade, refurbish, test and commission the treatment plant with a construction period of 18 months and thereafter to train LAP’s personnel to operate the upgraded KPWTP for 3 months and subsequently to maintain the plant up to the expiry of the Defect Liability Period.

Briefly, the scope of works for the project comprises the following major components:

  1. Construction of a new raw water intake and ancillary works.
  2. Construction of a new treated water pumphouse, clear water tank, TNB switchroom and lime house.
  3. Refurbishment of existing chemical building and plant.
  4. Design, construct and upgrading of existing water treatment plant to 16.4 Mgd. This to include the turnkey portion to design and construct the new raw water distribution channel, upgrading of existing clarifiers, filters and all related works.
  5. Refurbishment of existing Administration Building and Laboratory.
  6. Upgrading and refurbishment of existing instrumentation, telemetry and SCADA system.
  7. All mechanical and electrical works.