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Audit of Supsa Oil Terminal water supply system-2001

Data holding centreScientific - Research Firm "GAMMA"
CountryGeorgia  Georgia
Time period2001
Geographical area

Territory of Supsa Oil Terminal and camp


Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Electrical conductivity of the water column; Temperature of the water column


Salinity sensor; water temperature sensor


British Petroleum (BP) facilities in Supsa are supplied with domestic water from the wells located in 8-10km from the site, at premises of Mtis Broli, Ureki village. Objective of the audit was to evaluation of entire process of water provision from abstraction of waster (abstraction of the water, transportation, unloading, suitability, conditions and suitability of the road tankers for carrying domestic water), checking hygiene conditions, licenses, competence of drivers and other personnel (availability of training, routine treatment of tanks, etc). Possibility for the use of Poti municipal water supply as alternative source of water provision to the BP site in Supsa was considered. Water quality, state of boreholes, state of protection zones water collecting systems was estimated. Recommendations for water intake systems functioning were given, of the water quality, state of water supply systems were investigated. Validity of results provided by microbiological lab of Poti (in particular results of microbiological testing) was checked. Samples from water supply system were collected for sanitary and microbiological analysis. The state of maintenance and suitability of the road tanks was checked. According to results of chemical analysis the main components and sanitary characteristics are in the limits of WHO guidelines.

OriginatorsScientific - Research Firm "GAMMA"

V. Gvakharia, T. Adamia (2001) Report of audit of water supply sistem of Supsa oil Terminal, Scientific Reseerch Firm GAMMA

OrganisationScientific - Research Firm "GAMMA"
ContactV. Gvakharia (President of firm GAMMA)

Scientific - Research Firm "GAMMA"
17A , Guramishvili av. 0192, Tbilisi, Georgia


Telephone(995) 899 50 44 933 ; (995 32) 33 02 74
Facsimile(995 32) 33 02 74
Collating centreIv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Centre of Relations with UNESCO Oceanological Research Centre and GeoDNA (UNESCO)
Local identifierSupsa_oil_water_supply-2001
Global identifier5153
Last revised2011-03-23