Nura River Clean-up Project

Drilling of pits for mecury testing

Nura river

Country: Kazakhstan

Project period: 04/2004 - 05/2006

Client: Committee for Water Resources, The World Bank

Investment amount: EUR 660,000


The remediation design of the mercury contaminated river Nura, including flood plains, river banks and the former sludge disposal site Zhaur Swamp. An estimated 2 Mio m³ of contaminated soil have to be excavated and transported to a safe landfill site.

Services provided:
  • Verification of data provided by previous studies
  • Determination of the clean-up level
  • General design of the clean-up methodology
  • Detailed design of the clean-up works
  • Preparation of Tender Documents
  • Assistance in tender evaluation

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