Tunisia: Reusing Wastewater To Irrigate Green Spaces In Tunis Bay

An agreement was recently signed between the National Sanitation Office (ONAS) and the Tunis Bay Project Company, the ad hoc company created to manage the construction of the new city of Tunis Bay. The company will reuse wastewater from the capital, Tunis, for watering the new city’s green spaces.

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Wastewater from the Tunisian capital will soon be reused. It is the meaning of the agreement that was recently signed between Tunisia’s National Sanitation Office (ONAS) and the Tunis Bay Project Company, the company created for the implementation of a major real estate project in Tunis. The project involves the construction of a new city to be called Tunis Bay.

The new city will be established on an area of 523 hectares, 35 minutes from the centre of the Tunisian capital. Tunis Bay will be dotted with green spaces and will have a golf course, residential and commercial units, a business centre, a private hospital, a university and a technology centre. The agreement signed between Tunis Bay Project Company and ONAS provides for the use of treated wastewater for watering the green spaces and the golf course of Tunis Bay, which will have 18 holes. Read more…


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