New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA)
Partner in a JV with Aqualia
The New Cairo Wastewater Treatment Plant’s execution was on a Design, Build, Finance, and Operate basis (DBFO) with the renewal and transfer of the ownership back to NUCA at the expiry date or early termination date. The new domestic wastewater treatment plant has a capacity of 250,000 m³/day to treat domestic wastewater within New Cairo city through Private Public Partnership.
The project duration was 2 years for construction and 18 years for operation and maintenance (O&M).
The developer was Orasqualia for the development of wastewater treatment plant S.A.E; a company formed between Orascom and Aqualia (Spanish company) part of the FCC group.
The plant is the first PPP project in Egypt.
The project was awarded the “Water Deal of the Year” by Global Water Intelligence for being Egypt’s first PPP and breaking new ground in Egyptian infrastructure financing.