Housing Ministry on track to execute 15 drinking water, sewage stations in Upper Egypt

Egypt’s Housing Ministry says it is implementing 6 drinking water and 9 sewage stations in Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya, 245km (152 miles) south of Cairo, at a cost of 1.8 billion Egyptian pounds ($102 million).

As for the six drinking water stations, Housing Minister Moustafa Madbouly said Thursday they are currently being executed, at a cost worth 902 billion pounds.

One of these water stations is located in Abu Qirqas region, western bank of the Nile, Madbouly stated, adding that it will be completed at a capacity of 102,000 cubic metres per day within June 2018.

As for nine sewage plants, the Egyptian minister further added that they are being carried out at a cost estimated at 979 million pounds.