The project’s development objective is to: i) improve environment sustainability by protecting the environment and water resource from pollution and to reduce health risks due to discharge of untreated wastewater to the drains and canals; ii) boost agriculture production through increasing water re-use for food security. The main outcomes of the project are a) provide treated waste water for new arable land of “70,000 Acres”; b) increase or expand the treatment plant’s capacity by 1.0 million m3/day (third stage) from 2.5 million m3 to 3.5 million m3 per day of both primary and secondary treatment so that increasing the direct beneficiary by 5 million people from 12.5 million to 17.5 million people. Provision of secondary treatment facilities is essential to meet effluent standards in Egypt and to improve the water quality environment of the drainage system. attention should be given to ensure that the project outcomes will not have a negative (economic, social, and/or environmental) side effect on targeted (or non-targeted) populations.
AFDB Investment: U.A 63,247,606.47
ELWAN Mohamed-Yasser Hamdy
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