The Clap Yasmine Fouad, Egypt’s Environment Minister, and Tarek El-Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, officially opened the region’s first smart waste water treatment plant (WWTP).
What The WWTP is expected to play a hand in solving the issues arising from the drilling of oil wells that drain in the Gulf of Suez.
The WWTP will help Egypt efficiently conserve resources and protect the environment, with the plant not requiring major infrastructure preparations compared to traditional treatment plants. In addition, the smart WWTP is easier to maintain and operate.
So What The plant is a major step for Egypt in boosting efforts to protect the marine environment in the Gulf of Suez and the Red Sea.
Now What The experimental operation of the plant has already begun. The station is set to cost the government upwards of $8mn.