Degremont will increase the capacity of the plant by 300,000 cm/d, securing wastewater treatment for an additional 1.8 million people.

The new contract follows the renewal of Degremont’s contract for the operation of the existing Gabal el-Asfar plant by the client, the Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater. The three-year long contract is worth Eur 19.5m ($28.5m).