The Egyptian Countryside Development Company and Aqualia Egypt singed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday that is targeting a joint cooperation between the two companies regarding establishing water desalination stations and applying smart irrigation systems in the 1.5 million feddan mega project.
The MoU was inked by Chairman of the Egyptian Countryside Development Company Amr Abdel-Wahab and Country Manager of Aqualia Egypt Ignacio De La Quintana.
According to the MoU, Aqualia will partner with the Egyptian Countryside Development Company in conducting initial research and visibility studies that include carrying out soil surveys and geo-rectified studies in the project's location.
The two parties will discuss the future steps of the cooperation after obtaining the approvals from the related and concerned bodies according to the results the studies will show.
Aqualia is the fourth largest water management company in Europe and ranks ninth in the world in terms of population served, according to the latest Global Water Intelligence ranking issued in March 2021.
It currently serves nearly 30 million people in 17 countries, including Egypt, Algeria, the United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Chile, the Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Italy, Mexico, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Spain, and Tunisia.