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Egypt - Sustainable Development of Abu Rawash Wastewater Treatment Plant (Abu-Rawash-WWTP)
The Sustainable Development of Abu Rawash Wastewater Treatment Plant (ARWWTP) aims to protect the environment and water resources from pollution and to reduce health risks due to discharge of untreated wastewater to the drains and canals and enhance water re-use. The project is aligned to Egypt’s Sustainable Development Strategy: 2030 Vision, its current five-year Macroeconomic Framework and Strategy (MFS FY14/15-FY18/19), and the Cabinet’s comprehensive reform program. It is also in line with the Bank’s High Fives Agenda and the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy through development of critical infrastructure and contribution to green growth, focusing mainly on improving quality of life of people and Feed Africa. The project cost is estimated at USD 387.4 million to be financed by ADB (USD100 million), AGTF (USD50 million), and the Government of Egypt (USD237.4 million). It will be implemented in four years.