Morocco’s National Office of Drinking Water (ONEP) has invited bids to expand its water treatment plant at Nador, northern Morocco.

The selected contractor will extend the capacity of the drinking water plant from 600 litres a second to 1,200 litres a second.

The project will include intake and discharge pipes, chlorination building, water treatment filters and sludge collection facilities. Financing for the project has been secured from the World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD).

Contractors have until 2 May to submit bids and a site visit will be held on 15 March. Construction is expected to take about 21 months.