The primary purpose assigned to this formation is to ensure that the sewage generated in Islamabad should be discharged after proper treatment and in conformity to the National Environmental Quality Standards. For this a Sewerage Treatment Plant has been constructed in the sector I-9, Islamabad which is being operated and maintained by this formation. This Directorate has not only rehabilitated old treatment plant but also executed the extension project of the said plant. This plant has the capacity of treating 17 Million Gallons per Day of raw sewage.
In order to cater for future expansion of the city of Islamabad, this formation is also mandated to identify and execute future sewage treatment plants for the city. For this purpose, the consultancy contract has been awarded and after designing the future projects, the construction work will be taken in hand subsequently.
In addition, the Dy. Director General (STP) has also been assigned the additional job of launching rainwater harvesting practices in Islamabad. So far, several small projects have been undertaken by this formation and many more are in pipeline.
STP, Near Main Mangal Bazar, I-9, Islamabad.