The Wabag Group won two contracts to provide drinking water from the Nile River to 800,000 people in Egypt.
Water-treatment plants in the cities of Suez and Port will be built to produce a combined 155,000 cubic meters a day of clean drinking water, according to a statement on the group’s website. The orders worth 13 million euros ($18 million) are from the state-owned Suez Canal Authority, Wabag said.
The Suez plant will have have a capacity of 75,000 cubic meters per day. The El Raswa project in Port Said will have a capacity to produce 80,000 cubic meters of drinking water daily and is scheduled to start in the spring of 2017.