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News Hamma Seawater Desalination Plant In Algeria Honored With Opic Impact Award For Critical Infrastructure

On 13 July 2016 Hamma Water Desalination SpA algeria, was selected as the winner of the OPIC Impact Award  in the critical infrastructure category, offers a good example of how OPIC provides valuable support for this sort of major infrastructure project that requires large investments of time and money. In Algeria, where the Sahara meets the Mediterranean, sea water is abundant but drinking water is scarce. By using reverse osmosis technology, the Hamma plant has transformed sea water, a resource that is abundant but unusable in its natural form, into the most essential substance of human life. Today it provides clean drinking water to hundreds of thousands of families in and around Algiers.

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Geographical coverage Algeria,
News date 09/08/2016
Working language(s) ENGLISH