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2016

Construction of Saida and Kalaa Kebira Dams, and Related Water Conveyance Facilities (Tunisie)

Tunisie

Titre : Construction of Saida and Kalaa Kebira Dams, and Related Water Conveyance Facilities (Tunisie)

Pays de réalisation : Tunisie

Date d’approbation : 26/01/2016

Bénéficiaire : Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries

Objectifs
The project aims at covering the expected deficit in drinking water of Grand Tunis (Tunis, Ariana, Ben Arous and Manouba Provinces), the Sahel (Sousse, Monastir and Mahdia Provinces) and the Cap Bon (Nabeul Province) regions, and meeting their need for water up to the year 2030. The project also aims at reducing the existing deficit in drinking water in Sfax province, through the storage of part of the water from the upper northern region of the country in the Saida and Kalaa Kebira dams, and its conveyance to the water treatment plants. The project will contribute to the provision of additional amounts of water for irrigation purposes in the Cap Bon, secure a drinking water reserve for the regions benefiting from the project, and also contribute to the reduction of the salinity of the water that is distributed and to the reduction in the depletion of groundwater resources currently used.

Descriptif
The project, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2020, includes the construction of Saida and Kalaa Kebira dams, pumping stations, pipeline conveyors to store water in the two dams and transport it to the treatment plants, the technical services required to review and complete the studies, and prepare the design and execution drawings, as well as construction supervision

Coût du projet : KD 74.4 million
Montant du prêt : KD 50.0 million
(*) 1 KD is equivalant to about = 3.3227 USD

Financement : The Arab Fund’s loan covers about 67% of the total project cost. The Tunisian Government will cover the remaining cost of the project and any additional cost that may arise.

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