Egypt: The Environment Minister of Egypt, Dr Yasmin Fouad, recently reviewed the statistical numbers achieved through reports on the efforts made by the Ministry of Environment to improve the water quality in the country. Yasmin Fouad stated that the ministry has closely monitored and assessed the reports as per the maintained standards of the Environment Ministry.
As per the sources, Minister Yasmin Fouad addressed the completion of the environmental and operational assessment of 51 sewage water treatment plants and the completion of the liquid waste environment assessment of industrial facilities for 655 facilities.
The inspection of the facilities that discharge banks where it has been inspected Shame on the industrial facilities that exchange on the West Bank Al-Nubaria in Alexandria Governorate, with a total of 9 facilities.
Moreover, Kutchner Bank in the Western Governorate has a total of 42 facilities, the Cow Sea Bank in the Eastern and Qalyoubia Governorates a total of 78 facilities, and Hadous Bank in Dakahlia and Eastern Governorates a Total of 5 facilities, and inspection on the pain A total of 11 industrial start-ups that drain the Mediterranean Sea Facility.
The officials conveyed that the Ministry of Environment also monitors the environmental situation of the Nile River by inspecting the facilities that drain on the Nile River (direct spill nine facilities – and indirect spill 12 facilities) in a total of 21 facilities.
In addition, the implementation of the environmental correction plans of Sugar Abu Qarqas Company funded by the Abu Qarqaas Company was completed. The control program at Industrial Pollution (Third Phase) of the Ministry of Environment permanently stopped the drainage of Asiut Manure, Jarga Sugar Company.
On her part, Minister Yasmin Fouad confirmed that, As part of monitoring the environmental situation of electricity production and generation stations, the ecological status of cooling water was assessed for 52 power plants in the area of the Nile and Arboretum, as well as the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.
Environment Minister Fouad clarified that in accordance with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s directives to follow the ecological position of lakes to rebalance their ecological balance, Mariout Lake had witnessed the completion of the implementation of environmental health plans for three industrial facilities.
The completion of the contamination and polluting project (sources of water pollution) Sewer water treatment plants and industrial facilities for all governorates of the Republic, as well as the efforts to restore the ecological balance of Lake Qaroun, the projects of networks, lifting and sewage water treatment plants at Youssef Al-Siddiq Watsa centres, are being implemented through the initiative of Hayat Kareem in Egypt.
Furthermore, the implementation of networks, lifting stations, and sewage water treatment projects in 20 bank-funded loan projects. The European ages have completed draft Bidding for upgrading the efficiency of the sewage treatment plant in the Kom Oshem industrial zone and issued environmental approval for the salt extraction project on the north coast of Lake Qaron to start implementing the project.
Following the end, the Minister added that implementing the industrial wastewater treatment plants is being continued in cooperation with other authorities by implementing 52 wastewater treatment stations in collaboration with the Civil Communities Authority by October 6.
Following this, the end of confinement and inspection of industrial facilities, Which works in the cardboard industry from paper waste in cooperation With the Union of Industries, 155 facilities and nine wastewater treatment and reuse stations were implemented.
Minister Yasmin Fouad concluded, “In the field of Integrated Coastal and Maritime Regions, the North Coast and Nile Delta Climate Adaptation Project is being implemented ECCADP funded by the GCF Green Climate Fund through UNDP, in coordination and follow-up with the Ministry of Resources Water and Irrigation”.
Yasmin Fouad further added, “The Guidelines for the use of chemical distractions to combat marine pollution and cycling has been released On the ministry’s online page, in light of the authority’s direction to announce the channel “Green Channel”, Egypt won the chair of the Obligation Committee of the Barcelona June 2022 agreement”.