Cairo puts $160m price tag on desal

As the reconstruction of Egypt’s political order continues, planners are keen to resurrect plans for new desalination plants. Where will the funding come from?

Egypt wants to attract more than $160 million in external funding for desalination projects in coastal areas, according to the holding company responsible for managing the country’s water and wastewater bodies.

The Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) is looking to restart its stalled desalination programme with new facilities on the Mediterranean and Red Sea coasts, and is...

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