Sakarya Is an industrialized city 150 km east of Istanbul with the population of 600,000 people.Sakarya Lake is about 8 km far from the Water Treatment Plant. Plant is located on the top of the Maltepe Hill, which is the highest point of the city for gravity distribution. Turbidity of the Sakarya Lake changes between 200- 2,000 NTU depend on the rainy and dry seasons. The type of the process used in treatment plant is disinfection and filtration (Culligan HI FLO 6 Technology).
Treated Water Quality is 0.1-0.3 NTU.