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Jordan among top Arab states to provide sanitation

interior of sewage tunnel  - envato elements
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AMMAN — Ministry of Water and Irrigation’s Spokesperson Omar Salameh said that the uncontrolled urbanization of the various regions in the Kingdom has placed considerable burdens on the water sector, Khaberni reported.اضافة اعلان

The cost of sewage projects is very expensive and needs almost twice the cost of water projects, Salameh added.

Jordan is the second or third country in the region to provide sanitation services, according to Salameh, who noted that the ministry will implement a large number of sanitation projects in large areas of the Kingdom next year.

Salameh said that the ministry conducted several project related to sewage water, and that Jordan spent JD5 billion in the past 10 years on the water sector and the expansion of the sewage services.

He explained that the least expensive sewage plant needs between JD40 to 50 million, rather than networks that need double this figure. He said the ministry relies heavily on grants to implement sewage projects.


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