Barcelona, 8 March, 2013. The European Investment Bank has tendered a service contract related to the Technical Assistance for the Desalination Facility for the Gaza Strip project under the title “Assistance to the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) for the implementation of the water supply to Gaza, Seawater Desalination Project”.
The overall objective of this technical assistance operation is to support the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) with the implementation of a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant with an annual capacity of 55 million cubic meters. This includes the preparatory work, additional studies and concept design for the plant, among other tasks. In addition to the above, the consultant is expected to ensure cooperation with related projects and, generally, to support PWA over the duration of the assignment in carrying out its duties and responsibilities in relation to the project.
This contract of 4 Million Euros is financed by the European Commission through the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) and the Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership (FEMIP).
The Desalination Facility for the Gaza Strip project will be capable of delivering concrete benefits for 1.6 million impoverished citizens living on the southern shores of the Mediterranean, not only from humanitarian and health perspectives, but also contributing to job creation and future economic and sustainable development in this highly populated region of the Mediterranean.
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