Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 10:01 GMT
Minister Mohamed Abdel Aty posing with children while inaugurating an underground water treatment plant built by Egypt in South Sudan's Lemon Mountain on June 23, 2021. Press Photo
CAIRO – 24 June 2021: Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty inaugurated Wednesday an underground water treatment plant built by Egypt in South Sudan's Lemon Mountain.
The plant consists of a well lying in a depth of 100 meters, a reservoir whose capacity is 36 cubic meters, and a pump powered by solar energy. The plant is connected to public taps through pipes providing dwellers with water.
Egypt is implementing infrastructure projects in seven South Sudanese states in the sectors of electricity and water. Regarding water projects, Egypt is carrying out water pumping stations, rainwater harvesting dams, flood control projects, and river cleaning.