News Release
17 Feb 2020

Everbright Water Secures Jiangsu Suzhou Wuzhong Chengnan Waste Water Treatment Plant Effluent Upgrading Project

Singapore and Hong Kong, 17 February 2020 – China Everbright Water Limited ("Everbright Water" or the "Company", stock codes: U9E.SG and 1857.HK) (中国光大水务有限公司), an environmental protection company focusing on water environment management, is pleased to announce that the Company has recently secured Jiangsu Suzhou Wuzhong Chengnan Waste Water Treatment Plant ("Suzhou Chengnan Plant") Effluent Upgrading Project ("Suzhou Chengnan Upgrading Project"), with an investment of approximately RMB109 million.

Suzhou Chengnan Upgrading Project will be invested in, constructed by and operated on a BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) model. Its concession period (a one-year construction period inclusive) will expire concurrently with Suzhou Chengnan Plant, which has a total designed waste water treatment capacity of 150,000 m3. The said upgrading project will adopt enhanced AAO (Anaerobic-Anoxic-Oxic) and advanced treatment processes to upgrade Suzhou Chengnan Plant. The discharged water will comply with the Discharge Standard of Main Water Pollutants for Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants and Key Industries of the Taihu Area (DB32/1072-2018) and the "Suzhou Special Discharge Limits".

Taihu Basin is a plain river network area with well-developed economy and high population density. Therefore, environmental protection and ecological conservation are vital to their sustainable development. Over the past few years, Everbright Water has been dedicated to supporting the local ecological and environmental protection. Suzhou Chengnan Upgrading Project will improve the efficiency and quality of waste water treatment at Suzhou Chengnan Plant and as such, this will provide better support to the ecological and environmental protection and management in Taihu Basin. In addition, the project will further solidify Everbright Water's market position in Suzhou and the Taihu Basin area, and serve as a demonstration project to other upgrading projects in the Jiangsu area.