The Minister of Housing Assem El-Gazzar announces the implementation of 210 projects for drinking water and sanitation in rural areas of Assiut Governorate, Invest-Gate reports.
These projects include 12 drinking water and sanitation projects, as well as 9 sewage treatment plants, which are part of the presidential initiative “A Decent Life” aimed at developing the Egyptian countryside.
Additionally, the governorate is currently implementing 189 projects, including the connection of sanitation services to rural areas.
The National Authority for Drinking Water and Sanitation (NOPWASD), affiliated with the Ministry, is overseeing the implementation of these projects.
The ministry completes the Dairout water station project and its networks, with a capacity of 86,000 cubic meters per day (CMD), at a cost of EGP 385 mn.
The Hamra project to address iron and manganese, with a capacity of 5,000 CMD, at a cost of EGP 8 mn is also completed.
Other projects underway include the Dayrut water station network completion project and the Abnoub and Al-Fatah water station expansion project, with a capacity of 68,000 CMD, at a cost of EGP 200 mn.
In terms of sewage projects for urban areas, 7 projects are completed, including the Sadafa and Al-Ghanayem integrated sewage project (three) with a capacity of 29,ooo CMD, at a cost of EGP 305 mn.
The housing ministry implements the Abnoub and Al-Fath integrated sewage project (three), with a capacity of 82,000 CMD, at a cost of EGP 950 mn, and the final drainage project for the treatment of Qusiya in Assiut, with a capacity of 41,ooo CMD, at a cost of EGP 450 mn.
El-Gazzar states that 9 sewage treatment plants are currently underway in Assiut Governorate as part of the presidential initiative “A Decent Life” to develop the Egyptian countryside. These plants include the Badari and Selim Coast treatment plant expansion project and the Abu Tig treatment plant expansion project.