National Sanitation Plan Has Reduced Pollution by at Least 70% (ONEE)
Ifrane – The National Sanitation Plan (PNA), launched in 2005, contributed to reducing pollution by at least 70 pc and improving the connection rate to 90 pc, said, Thursday in Ifrane, Nabil Boutahar, an official at Morocco’s power utility (ONEE).
Speaking at the presentation of the 2017 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report, entitled “Wastewater: The Untapped Resource”, Boutahar highlighted the achievements of the PNA, notably the installation of a network of 4,785 km and the construction of 93 wastewater treatment plants with a sewage capacity of 353,225 m3/d, i.e. 130 million m3/year.
These sanitation projects benefit a population of 4.63 million inhabitants, Boutahar said, recalling that the goals of the Plan helped to improve the sanitary conditions of the population and to protect natural resource.
The Plan has also developed know-how in terms of sanitation and service management, he noted.