Egypt’s Damietta sees $148M water, wastewater investments in six years

Investments in water and wastewater sectors in the Egyptian governorate of Damietta have reached EGP 1.7 billion (S$148 million) 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 (S$20 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 (S$69.7 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 (S$54.7 million) by upgrading and raising the efficiency of several water pumping stations and water and wastewater networks.