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Friday 17 January 2020

Nearly 250K People Will Benefit from 'Moulay Abderrahmane' Dam, Official

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Nearly 250K People Will Benefit from 'Moulay Abderrahmane' Dam, Official

Nearly 250,000 people will benefit from the "Moulay Abderrahmane" dam, inaugurated on Thursday by HM King Mohammed VI in the province of Essaouira, said Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water Abdelkader Amara.

The dam, with a volume of 65 million m3, will have two main missions, namely the supply of drinking water to a population of 250,000 people in the province of Essaouira and the irrigation of nearly 1,200 ha of agricultural land, he told the press on the occasion.

The "Moulay Abderrahmane" dam, built on the Ksoub river for a total budget of 920 mln MAD, is part of the dam program in which the Sovereign takes particular interest and which will have great socio-economic repercussions on the population and local development, he added.

MAP 16 January 2020