El-Said affirmed the ministry’s keenness on achieving rapid steps to raise the efficiency of the sewage and drainage systems in Alexandria.
Due to an increase in Nile water level in Egypt, more than 70 feddans (one feddan equals 1.03 acres) in Egypt’s Delta were flooded five days ago.
The waste is collected from vacant areas in the northern area of the city, estimated at more than 5 million cubic meters.
Benefits of rainwater floods boil down to feeding the aquafer of underground water in the peninsula and increasing the arable land, Sinai Governorate announced in a statement.
All storm sewers “work well,” but the traffic crisis that occurred Tuesday night in eastern Cairo resulted from the large amount of rain that fell in such a short period of time, said the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation.
The volume of floodwater flowing into Egypt in October exceeds those of earlier years, and the overall amount in 2019 is “promising,” the Ministry of Irrigation said Sunday
Shalatin dam with a capacity of seven million m³ to be built, which will make it the largest in the Eastern desert.