The Deputy Minister of Housing follows up on the executive position of the sanitation project in Badr Center and City in Beheira Governorate
Dr. Sayed Ismail, Deputy Minister of Housing for Infrastructure Affairs, held a meeting via video conference technology, to find out the latest developments in the executive position of the integrated sanitation project in Badr Center and City in Beheira Governorate, and to pay attention to quickly making the service available to citizens as quickly as possible, in the presence of the Ministry’s Advisor for Follow-up Affairs, Projects and Facilities. And the leaders of both the National Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater and the Holding Company for Potable Water and Wastewater, as the meeting comes as a continuation of the state’s special interest in the citizen’s standard of living, especially with regard to drinking water and sanitation services, and in implementation of the directives of Dr. Assem Al-Gazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities. , In this context.
During the meeting, the components of the project were reviewed, which include the establishment of a triple treatment station with a capacity of 10,000 m3/day discharged on the starting canal, in addition to internal drainage networks with lengths of up to about 60 km to serve residential areas. Wastewater is collected at two lifting stations, one of which is a subsidiary and the other is a main one to raise the project. Water to the treatment plant through extraction lines with lengths of up to 5 km to the lift station that produces tertiary treated water.
In a related context, Dr. Sayed Ismail stressed that the decisions that were taken to add a tertiary treatment system to the sewage plants that drain into canals and waterways were only an implementation of the state’s will to benefit from the tertiary treated water by reusing it for the purpose of preserving water resources and the water balance. Adding that what was implemented in the sewerage project in the center and city of Badr was only the result of the constant emphasis on implementing networks in parallel between the branch and main lines, so that many areas of the city could benefit from the project until the networks were completed and the city fully benefited from the project.
The Vice President of the National Authority for Drinking Water and Sanitation explained that this project serves the center and city of Badr in addition to the village of Omar Makram, at an investment cost amounting to 370 million pounds, which was provided from the general state budget. The executive position of the project was also reviewed, as the Vice President of the Authority also explained that The project is currently undergoing operating trials, and all facilities and equipment for the project have been completed, in addition to the completion of 50% of all the main and sub-networks to which the buildings can be connected immediately to benefit from the project, in implementation of the specific directives to quickly complete new projects, in addition to overcoming the challenges facing the sewage system. In Beheira Governorate, to ensure that citizens benefit fully and promptly from these services.
At the end of the meeting, the Deputy Minister of Housing for Infrastructure directed the rapid completion of the project as soon as possible, with an emphasis on immediate coordination between the Beheira Drinking Water and Sanitation Company and the executive body of the National Authority in Beheira Governorate to partially receive the project in accordance with the networks that have been implemented for immediate work on implementing the connections. Household projects and citizens’ participation to benefit from the project, so that they will benefit fully within the next four months.