The wastewater treatment plant is located 22 km east of Limassol at Moni village area. The construction works of the first phase started in 1993 and was finalised in 1995. Originally the plant was designed to receive flows up to 20,000 m3 /d at a BOD5 load of 4,567 kg/d and it was able to serve a population equivalent of 72,000.
In 2006 the extension and upgrading of the plant was started and was finalized by the end of 2008. It can now treat 40,000 m3/d at a BOD5 load of 16,320 kg/d and a population equivalent of 272,000. Since then the operation and maintenance of the plant with the extensions has been performed by the same consortium. The plant treats the sewage in primary, secondary and tertiary stages.