Tangiers (El Hachef) drinking water supply project

Project Summary

Approval Date 13 Jun 1984
Signature Date 09 May 1985
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 1988
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 1988
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14015
Commitment U.A 6,824,039.09
Status Completion

Project General Description

This intervention relates to the Tangiers (El Hachef) drinking water supply project. This project is part of the long-term water supply program of the city of Tangier. It should contribute to: (i) meeting the additional demand in urban areas in order to maintain the level of consumption of 150l / d / person and (ii) to increase the rural water endowment from 15 to 50l / d / person. The main components of the project are as follows: A) extension of the Charf El Akab pumping station; (B) supply and installation of water supply pipes; C) provision of operating and maintenance equipment to the RAID; D) study and equipment for the exploitation of Charf El Akab aquifer; E) study of the master plan water of the city of Tangier; F) study of the master plan of electrification of the city of Tangier; and G) supervision and control of works.

Project Objectives

The project aims to: (i) remedy the shortages already recorded at the beginning of the 1980s and (ii) allow the gradual reloading and rational management of the Charf El Akab aquifer.


The main beneficiaries of the project are the populations of the city of Tangier and surrounding localities.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank


IATI identifier 46002-P-MA-EAA-004
Last Update 09 Dec 2022


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Geographic Location

Country Morocco
Coordinates Location Name
35.7673 -5.79975 Tangier