Equivalent Inhabitants

Design, construction and commissioning

The project includes the design, construction and commissioning of the WWTP as well as its operation and maintenance contract.

The plant will have a treatment capacity of 500,000 cubic meters per day and will cater to the needs of the eastern part of the Egyptian capital, equivalent to a population of about 8 million people.

After construction of this new facility is completed, the Gabal Al Asfar complex will have a treatment capacity of 2.5 million cubic meters per day and will become the largest WWTP in Africa and the Middle East, and the third largest in the world. 

General Information

  • Project: Gabal El Asfar WWTP
  • Entity: Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater (CAPW)
  • Location: Cairo, Egypt
  • Capacity: 
    • Flow: 500,000 m3/d, 
    • Population: 2 million inhabitants.

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