The Project “WATER SUPPLY FOR RHODES FROM GADOURAS DAM” started in 2002, and after two successive construction contracts, it was concluded in 2014 when it’s operation begun.
Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks and then Region of South Aegean were the Project’s Contracting Authorities.
The Project Cost reached 160.000.000 euro and was co-financed by the Cohesion Fund of European Union.
The Project was built by the contractor: AEGEK CONTRUCTION S.A.
The main distinct parts of the project are:
- Construction of Gadouras Dam
- Construction of Aqueduct for the water supply towards
Rhodes Water Treatment Plant (WTP)
- Constructon and Efficient Operation of Rhodes WTP
of 60.000 cubic meters daily capacity
- Construction of Aqueduct
for the supply of Rhodes City with high quality treated potable water
This unified water supply project was completed targeting the year 2039, when the annual demand for potable water on the island of Rhodes, including the quantity of water for the arid neighboring islands, is estimated to reach 26.5 million cubic meters.
In May 2016, the Region of South Aegean launched an open international Service Provision tender for the Daily Management, Οperation and Μaintenance of the Project, in which AKTOR SA became the Contractor. Since August 2017, after the signing of the relevant contract, the entire project has been operating continiously and efficiently throughout the year.