Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation
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Jordan is bullish on the prospects for stage one of its ambitious project. In the long term, however, the cost of operating the scheme means major incentives beyond the world of water will be required to make it bankable.
Jordan’s need for capital investment in the water sector is getting more and more pressing. It will have to solve its own debt problems first if it is to make any progress.
The French company has put pen to paper on the expansion of Jordan’s largest WWTP after nearly three years of negotiation. Improved borrowing conditions allowed it to refinance the project’s existing debts at the same time.
The huge plan to desalinate water from the Red Sea and use the brine to top up the shrinking Dead Sea will be one of the biggest technical challenges of the coming years. Financial sustainability is more important to bidders.
Jordan is keen to reduce its reliance on development funds. Could a project bond issue for its largest wastewater plant provide the solution?
* More than 50 expressions of interest have been submitted for the Tubli wastewater project in Bahrain announced last month.
Jordan’s ambitious water supply project will be relying on a wider economic development programme to meet its multi-billion dollar price tag.
The feasibility of large-scale desalination in Jordan could at last be put to the test. The government is already canvassing appetite among multilateral lenders.
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