Egypt's Damietta sees $106mln water, wastewater investments in 6 years

Five water projects have been implemented

  
Image used for illustrative purpose only. Workers install a pipeline at a construction site as part of China's South-North Water Diversion Project, which aims to relieve the country's drought-ridden north by diverting water from the southern and central part of the country, in Cangzhou, Hebei province, May 4, 2014.

Image used for illustrative purpose only. Workers install a pipeline at a construction site as part of China's South-North Water Diversion Project, which aims to relieve the country's drought-ridden north by diverting water from the southern and central part of the country, in Cangzhou, Hebei province, May 4, 2014.

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Cairo – Mubasher: Investments in water and wastewater sectors in the Egyptian governorate of Damietta have reached EGP 1.7 billion over the last six years, chairman of Damietta Water & Wastewater Company, Mohamd Badawy Asal, said.

Five water projects have been implemented at a cost of EGP 229 million, Asal added in a statement released by the Ministry of Housing on Monday.

In addition, five wastewater projects have also been built at a cost of EGP 801 million, he revealed.

Moreover, the company also worked on performance development to improve the services provided to citizens at a cost of EGP 628 million by upgrading and raising the efficiency of several water pumping stations and water and wastewater networks.

Source: Mubasher

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