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    • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
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IJESD 2015 Vol.6(8): 596-601 ISSN: 2010-0264
DOI: 10.7763/IJESD.2015.V6.664

Management, Treatment and Disposal of Wastewater (Sewage) Plan at Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)

Khulood Yousef, Saud Al-Mutairy, and Fouzy Haitham
Abstract—This paper presented and discussed the management, treatment and disposal of wastewater plan (sewage) at KOC to maintain the Kuwaiti Environment Eco-System clean and healthy.
The treated wastewater has been suggested for KOC irrigation, landscaping purposes and conserving the freshwater. We comply with KEPA develops the methodologies, standards and KOC procedure for management of wastewater discharge.
    The sewage treated in three sewage treatment plants (STP) within KOC operational areas. Each plant having a capacity of 300 m3/day.
    In this study, the physical, chemical and biological characteristic of the wastewater samples were studied and continuously analyses before feeding to the plant and after the treatment.
    The benefits and values of wastewater treatment at KOC shows as following:
    Reduce pollution due to transportation
    Reduce Economic Expenses
    Reduce the fuel usage
    Reduce the demand of freshwater for irrigation in KOC etc. Reduce the greenhouse gas emission.

Index Terms—KOC procedure, KEPA regulation, wastewater, treatment plant, environmental control, treatment process.

The authors are with the Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait (corresponding author: Saud Al-Mutairy; e-mail:,,


Cite:Khulood Yousef, Saud Al-Mutairy, and Fouzy Haitham, "Management, Treatment and Disposal of Wastewater (Sewage) Plan at Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 6, no. 8, pp. 596-601, 2015.

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