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Development of Water Supply Network (Bahrain)


Titre : Development of Water Supply Network (Bahrain)

Pays de réalisation : Kingdom of Bahrain

Date d’accord du prêt : 07/02/2012

Bénéficiaire : Electricity and Water Authority (EWA)

The project aims at covering the shortage in the supply of drinking water in some areas of the Kingdom, in addition to meeting the future water needs of the population. This will be accomplished by distributing water made available from the Al Dur plant for power and water production. The project will also contribute to preserving groundwater and reducing its depletion.

The project, which is expected to be completed by the second quarter of 2015, consists of constructing new pumping stations and raising the capacity of existing stations, supplying and laying of pipelines to transport and distribute additional water among different areas, as well as constructing ground level and elevated water reservoirs. The project also includes providing the consultancy services needed for preparing studies, bidding and supervising the execution of the project.

Coût du projet : KD 167.9 million
Montant du prêt : KD 30.0 million
(*) 1 KD is equivalant to about 3.6 US Dollars

Financement : The Arab Fund’s loan covers about 16% of the total project cost. The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development contributes to the financing of the project with a loan of KD 26.2 million, the Islamic Development Bank with a loan equivalent to KD 53.3 million and the Saudi Fund for Development with a loan equivalent of about KD 17.6 million. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development is also expected to contribute to the financing of the project. The Government of Bahrain will cover the remaining cost of the project and any additional cost that may arise

Présentation : AFESD

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