Morocco - Project to Update the Drinking Water Supply in the Rabat-Casablanca Coastal Area

Project Summary

Approval Date 12 May 2010
Signature Date 19 Aug 2010
Planned Completion Date 30 Sep 2018
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Sep 2018
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 87,192,241.74
Status Completion

Project General Description

The project consists in strengthening the drinking water supply of the cities located on the Rabat-Casablanca axis (Rabat, Casablanca, Tamesna, Temara, Mohammedia, Bouznika, Benslimane, ...), as well as neighboring urban and rural centers, which have significant urban and tourist development. It aims to guarantee the drinking water needs of these areas until 2030. The project, costing UA 221.31 million, will require a turnaround time of 48 months (2010-2013). It includes a "production" part with a pumping station, a raw water discharge pipe and a treatment plant, and a "transport" part with a treated water supply pipe and will strengthen the production system. Drinking water supply for an area that will be saturated with its current drinking water supply system by 2013.

Project Objectives

The project will improve the socio-economic and health living conditions of the populations by securing drinking water supply in urban and rural centers.


The project will benefit primarily the populations of the cities concerned and neighboring urban and rural centers. In terms of water supply, it will strengthen and improve the quantity and quality of drinking water supply for about 5 million people by 2014 (about 700,000 in rural areas).

Participating Organization

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


IATI identifier 46002-P-MA-E00-008
Last Update 09 Dec 2022


Contact Details

Name EL OUAHABI Mohamed

Geographic Location

Country Morocco
Coordinates Location Name
33.75 -6.33333 Région de Rabat Sale Zemmour Zaer
33.5333 -7.58333 Région du Grand Casablanca
33.8833 -6.98333 Skhirate Temara
34.21 -4.01 Taza
32.9 -8.5 El-Jadida
34.261 -6.5802 Kenitra
33.5329 -6.60388 Rommani
34.0389 -6.8166 Sale
33.8294 -6.90501 Sidi Yahia az Zaer
31.2434 -7.40916 Tamesna