EU Lends Egypt $25 Million USD for Drinking Water Improvement

12 Jul 2012 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt

The Egyptian government and the European Union on July 11 signed a $25 million USD loan agreement for drinking water improvement projects in northern Egypt. Most of the funding will be used to expand production at drinking water treatment plants in the Damietta region, although the project will also rehabilitate old plants and build new water intakes and pipeline networks. As a result, the capacity of the old Damietta Drinking Water Treatment Plant will be raised from the current 340 liters per second to 1,000 liters per second. Kafr Saad Drinking Water Treatment Plant’s production will increase from 1,200 to 1,800 liters per second...

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