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CAIRO - 9 August 2022: The Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation implements a number of bilateral cooperation projects with the State of South Sudan. In this article, Egypt Today highlights these projects in light of the long history of cooperation between both countries in the field of water resources.
During the past years, many development projects have been implemented that directly benefit the citizens of South Sudan in achieving sustainable development and raising the standard of living of citizens.
In the following report, Egypt Today monitors cooperation projects with South Sudan:
1- Six underground water stations were established in Juba city.
2- Seven other underground drinking water stations were established in important governmental institutions in the capital, Juba, such as: the main sports stadium in Juba, the College of Law in Juba and other government sites.
3- A lifting unit was established to transport rivers water to the population centers near the waterways in Wau city, Republic of South Sudan.
4- Technical and economic feasibility studies were prepared for the multi-purpose of Wau Dam project in South Sudan.
5- Completion of the construction of some river berths to link the main cities and villages of the State of South Sudan by navigation and link Bahr al-Ghazal to the White Nile.
6- Another project is implemented to purify the waterways in the Bahr al-Ghazal basin in the distance from the city of “Wu” to the city of Bentiu to the “Nu” lake, which will contribute to creating job opportunities, developing fishing conditions, establishing fish farms and reducing the areas of swamps, which leads to reducing epidemics and diseases, in addition to protecting villages and lands Agricultural crops from drowning as a result of rising water levels during floods.