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News Algeria: €2 millions for water supply in Tizi Ouzou

More than two billion dinars (€22 million) will be freed within the framework of the complementary Algerian finance law 2006 which will be finalized in the Council of Ministers during this month. The investments will be devoted to the rehabilitation of sanitation and forage networks in Tizi Ouzou, declared Abdelmalek Sellal, Minister for the water Resources, which wish booster rocket the project whose completion is envisaged from here till 2008 and having to feed Tizi Ouzou, Algiers and Boumerdes. The minister has for this purpose called the companies involved in the projects, in particular Canadian company SNC Lavalin, to increase the rate of work, by privileging the rate of 60 hours per week. Two projects of transfer of water starting from the dam Taksebt are currently going on; they represent a volume of 57 million m3 which will make it possible to supply 600 000 inhabitants. See Allafrica news for full information. (Only in French)

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Source of information Allafrica news
Keyword(s) Water Resources
Geographical coverage Algeria
News date 17/07/2006
Working language(s) ENGLISH