September 23, 2013- APCO/ArCon is pleased to announce it has been awarded the construction of Task Order No. 294-TO-13-00016- Deir Sha’ar Main Pipeline project as part of USAID Infrastructure Needs Program II (INP-II) at a total construction cost of $16.5 million. This project is located in the southern region of the West Bank (Hebron Governorate) and designed to transmit up to 26.3 million cubic meters of potable water per year to the southern district of the West Bank. The scope of work includes the installation of 27km of main 30” pipeline and internal water networks and rehabilitation/reconstruction of 11km of existing roads. The pipeline starts at the Deir Sha’ar booster station, passes alongside and supplies water from metered turn-outs to Beit Ummar, Karmi Tzur, Al-Arrub Camp, and Halhul, and ends at the existing reservoir in Halhul. Project is scheduled to be completed in May 2015.