Morocco - Seventh Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 09 Jun 1999
Signature Date 13 Dec 1999
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2005
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2004
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 10,638,932.95
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Seventh Drinking Water Supply Project forms part of the Bank’s operations’ programme to develop Morocco’s drinking water supply sector. It aims, in particular, the strengthening and extension of drinking water facilities in the cities of Tiznit and TanTan, including the center of El Ouatia (TanTan beach). The project has the following components: (i) TanTan / Elouatia DWS; (ii) Tiznit DWS, (iii) sanitation of Bouznika, and (iv) technical assistance to the project unit and geotechnical and material testing. The project will be carried out over a period of 4 years, starting in May 2000.

Project Objectives

The sector goal of the project is to provide drinking water to urban and rural populations and economic actors (industries, tourism sector) of the country in sufficient quantity and quality, as well as to prepare the implementation of sanitation systems.


The project will benefit a total population estimated at about 240,000 inhabitants (including the city of Ifni, centers and douars that are fed from the project).

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Office National de l'Eau Potable (ONEP)


IATI identifier 46002-P-MA-E00-002
Last Update 24 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name Belgacem BEN SASSI

Geographic Location

Country Morocco
Coordinates Location Name
29.5833 -9.5 Tiznit
28.43799 -11.10321 Tan-Tan
28.47075 -11.3223 Elouatia