Minister of Tools and Water Sources, Nizar Baraka, spoke in regards to the measures taken to make sure the provision of consuming water in rural areas, through the presentation of his solutions to questions from advisers on the oral questions session on Wednesday, 23 November.

Baraka mentioned that offering consuming water to rural areas is a prime precedence, representing the results of achievements between 2020 and 2022, when 80 facilities and 4,930 roundabouts have been offered.

Consuming water initiatives have been accomplished in 20 village facilities and 1,660 roundabouts in 2020, totaling over AED 1.2 billion, and comparable initiatives have been accomplished in 10 village facilities and greater than 1,300 roundabouts in 2021. , with a complete value of 960 million dirhams. To this point, new initiatives value round AED 2 billion have been programmed to learn greater than 40 rural facilities and round 1,970 roundabouts in 2022, marking a doubling of efforts to supply consuming water to the agricultural inhabitants.

At present, the minister provides, numerous departments are reviewing the variety of facilities and departments that require generalization and provision of consuming water provide, with an funding value of about 35.58 billion dirhams, as an alternative of the beforehand programmed 27 billion dirhams.

To be able to guarantee the provision of consuming water to rural areas in areas that can expertise shortages, an pressing and extra program has been allotted, since two agreements have been signed between the Ministry of Inner Affairs and the Ministry of Financial system and Finance in April 2022. an order to buy 706 tanker vans value AED 471 million for the Ministry of the Inside for his or her distribution. buying 26 cell seawater desalination vegetation for use in 17 provinces and 15 brackish water mineral elimination vegetation for use in 9 provinces, totaling AED 440 million.

Then again, Baraka talked about some structural measures, stressing that the federal government has begun to finish a program to assist the provision of consuming and irrigation water, as desalination vegetation shall be inbuilt Casablanca, Dakhla, Safi, Guelmim and Nador. different stations to be programmed within the coming months.

The Minister added that work shall be carried out to proceed eradicating minerals from brackish water utilizing cell stations, in addition to to extend the reuse of handled wastewater for the aim of irrigating inexperienced areas, as is at present being accomplished within the cities of Rabat, Tangier and Tetouan, for irrigating agricultural land. and industrial functions and the wants of vacationer inns for watering golf programs and grafting butterflies, aquifers, to type the water reserves of those layers, that are recognized to be continually depleted.

Then again, a authorities official mentioned {that a} program has been developed and carried out to take away sludge from dams to extend their storage capability, in addition to the completion of 129 small dams in numerous areas of the Kingdom between 2022 and 2024. and completion of huge and medium-sized dams in accordance with established applications with numerous sectors and water administration departments; In addition to accelerating the tempo of water brushing to restrict the over-exploitation of groundwater; Along with a program to enhance the effectivity of transmission and distribution networks, cut back water theft and set up meters to measure the consumption of water assets, each underground and floor.

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