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Water Distribution Network in Nouakchott (Mauritania)


Titre : Water Distribution Network in Nouakchott (Mauritania)

Pays de réalisation : Mauritanie

Date d’accord du prêt : 24/11/2010

Bénéficiaire : Société Nationale de l’Eau (SNDE)

The project consists of transporting Aftout Essaheli water to different areas of Nouakchott and delivering it to the distribution networks. The project includes the construction of reservoirs, water pumping stations, water sterilization stations, laying of pipelines, replacement of old household connections and installation of new ones. The project also includes technical services and institutional support to SNDE.

The project aims at achieving full benefit from the drinking water that will be available from the Senegal River Water Supply Project (Aftout Essaheli). This will be accomplished through transportation and distribution of water to the residents of the capital Nouakchott, to cover their current and future needs. The project will help alleviate the problem of lack of drinking water from which the residents of Nouakchott have been suffering for many years. In addition to the high price they pay to purchase water from street vendors. The project will also help improve the efficiency of the water distribution network, and the living and health standards of the city residents.

Coût du projet : KD 39.6 million
Montant du prêt : KD 10.0 million (*) 1 KD is equivalant to about 3.6 US Dollars

Financement : The Arab Fund’s loan covers about 25.0% of the total project cost. The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, the Saudi Development Fund and the Islamic Development Bank are also expected to contribute to the financing of the project. The Mauritanian Government will cover the remaining cost of the project and any additional cost that may arise.
Forme de concours : prêt

Présentation : AFESD

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