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2010

Dar Khrofa Dam (Morocco)

Maroc

Titre : Dar Khrofa Dam (Morocco)

Pays de réalisation : Maroc

Date d’accord du prêt : 25/11/2010

Bénéficiaire : Ministry of Energy, Mining, Water and Environment

Descriptif
The project, which is expected to be completed by the end of October 2014, consists of the construction of Dar Khrofa dam on Wadi El Makhazine in a location 34 km north east of the city of El Araich, the provision of technical services required for the construction of the dam, as well as land expropriation and project management. The following is a brief description of these componentsThe project, which is expected to be completed by the end of October 2014, consists of the construction of Dar Khrofa dam on Wadi El Makhazine in a location 34 km north east of the city of El Araich, the provision of technical services required for the construction of the dam, as well as land expropriation and project management.

Objectifs
The project aims at providing about 130 million m3 of water annually to meet the increasing demand for drinking and irrigation water in El Araich and Tanger regions, through the construction of a dam to regulate the water of Wadi El Makhazine. The regulated water will be used to irrigate 16 thousand ha of agricultural land downstream of the dam, and supply 40 million m3 to Tanger region to cover the expected deficit in meeting the drinking water demand and future needs. The project will contribute to the protection of lands downstream of the dam from floods, as well as to the increase of regulated surface water in the kingdom through the storage and utilization of Wadi El Makhazine floods presently wasted into the Atlantic Ocean.

Coût du projet : KD 26.5 million

Montant du prêt : KD 12.0 million (*) 1 KD is equivalant to about 3.6 US Dollars

Financement : The Arab Fund’s loan covers about 45.2% of the total project cost. The Moroccan 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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