Belgian-backed water project launched in Morocco
A Belgian-financed water purification and sanitation plant began operations on November 29, 2003 in the southern town of Tarfaya, Morocco, reported MAP.
The Belgian government contributed $3.3 million to the purification system and $2.4 million to the sanitation plant. The water purification plant will meet the town's drinking water needs until 2010 and will contribute to the refurbishment and expansion of the distribution network.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) provided €20 million ($21.3 million) in 2001 for schemes to upgrade the environmental operating conditions of seven drinking water treatment plants in northern and central Morocco, including the major Bou Regreg complex serving the cities of Rabat and Casablanca. — (menareport.com)
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