The problem of sewage is one of the most important problems facing the development of Lake Qarun, which is one of the most important tourist attractions in Egypt. Some 800,000 tonnes of salt annually accumulate in the lake, 300,000 tonnes of which are extracted.
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The Holding Company for Water & Wastewater (HCWW) is currently negotiating with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance the wastewater project and the restoration of Lake Qaroun at a cost of €300m. Mamdouh Raslan, chairperson of HCWW, said that the project aims to build a …