Djibouti desalination plant
"This contract falls within the scope of project PEPER (Producing Safe Drinking Water with Renewable Energy) of the European Commission (EC) as part of the “Sustainable Energy for All” initiative, and is 89% funded with European Union (EU) funds, with the remainder being funded by the government of Djibouti. It will improve the supply of drinking water to 200,000 people of the city of Djibouti – the capital of its namesake country. The purpose of the project is to build a reverse osmosis desalination plant with an initial capacity of 22,500 m3/day, along with the civil works designed to enable a future expansion to 45.000 m3/day. Also included is the construction of a regulating reservoir with a capacity of 5,000 m3 and an 8.5 km pipeline with a diameter of 700 mm, which will connect the plant with the city’s drinking water distribution network. The contract also includes the exploitation, operation and maintenance of the constructed facilities for a period of five years."