Al Mahsamma Project Wins Global Best Recycling and Reuse Water Project 2020

07 July 2020

Al Mahsamma agricultural drainage treatment, recycling and reuse plant executed by Hassan Allam Construction and Metito joint venture, under the supervision of Egypt’s Armed Forces Engineering Authority, has been awarded the ‘Best Recycling and Reuse Water Project Global 2020’ award by - Capital Finance International.

The project worth USD100 million was inaugurated in April 2020 by H.E President AbdelFattah El Sisi. It has a daily capacity of 1 million m3/day and is built on an area of 42,000 m2, making it the world’s biggest agricultural drainage treatment plant for water recycling and reuse.

Aside from its major contribution to support Egypt’s progressive and multipronged approach towards water security, the project also resonates with the bigger water agenda of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) including ‘Clean Water and Sanitation’ (SDG 6) and ‘Sustainable Cities and Communities’ (SDG 11).