Morocco - Project for the sustainable and the securisation access to water (PPSAE)

Project Summary

Approval Date 05 Nov 2018
Signature Date 21 Dec 2018
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2024
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Environmental Category 1
Commitment U.A 62,966,814.04
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Project for the Sustainable and the Securisation Access to Water (PPSAE) is implemented in Guercif, Zagora, Al Hoceima, Tangier and Béni Mellal Provinces. It is designed on the basis of the priority needs identified by ONEE-Water Branch as part of its investment programme for the period (2016-2020). It aims to meet the growing need for drinking water and industrial water in these areas until 2040. The project is designed to secure access to drinking water in urban centres and in the rural areas of the regions concerned. With a total cost estimated at UA 194 million, it will be completed over a 60-month period. The main components of the project are: (i) strengthening the water supply system in urban and rural areas; (ii) technical support, procurement audit and (iii) project management.

Project Objectives

The project goal is to strengthen and secure access to safe drinking water in several urban and rural areas.


The project will benefit Guercif, Zagora, Al Hoceima and Béni Mellal Provinces. The beneficiaries are about 1.2 million inhabitants (about 60% of whom live in rural areas), in addition to the beneficiary population in and around Tangier, which currently stands at about 1.3 million. Therefore, the project beneficiaries currently exceed 2.5 million.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Government Of Morocco


IATI identifier 46002-P-MA-E00-011
Last Update 29 Sep 2022


Contact Details

Name EL OUAHABI Mohamed

Geographic Location

Country Morocco
Coordinates Location Name
34.2251 -3.35235 Guercif
35.25 -5.91667 Région de Tanger Tétouan
32.3264 -6.3089 Béni Mellal-Khénifra
32.9333 -5.66667 Khenifra
31.69156 -4.41925 Drâa-Tafilalet
32.5 -6.33333 Beni-Mellal
35.59 -5.9 Tanger Assilah
30.3484 -5.83649 Zagora
35.2516 -3.93723 Al Hoceima
35.7269 -5.91689 Tanger Aerodrome