Egypt Needs 22 Billion Pounds for Water Treatment Plants

  • Capacity of at least 3 billion cubic meters per year needed
  • Plants must be fit for tertiary treatment of the liquid

Egypt needs about 22 billion pounds ($2.8 billion) to finance the construction of water treatment plants, the Middle East News Agency reported, citing President Abdel-Fattah El- Sisi.

The facilities need to be able to process at least 3 billion cubic meters of water per year and perform tertiary water treatment, which goes beyond basic measures, MENA reported, citing El Sisi.

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