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CMEC’s Sanaga Drinking Water Treatment and Supporting Projects Completed

Release time:2024-04-23 Article source: Reading times: Text size:【A+AA-
On April 20, Gaston Eloundou Essomba, Cameroon’s minister of energy and water resources, announced that the Sanaga Drinking Water Treatment Plant and its supporting projects in Yaounde, Cameroon (hereinafter referred to as “Cameroon Water Plant Project”) have been completed, indicating that the Cameroonian government has taken a decisive step in strengthening the policies on drinking water supply. The completion of the construction of the power transmission lines signifies that all tasks of the project have been finished, laying a solid foundation for follow-up commissioning and on-schedule high-quality delivery. 
With a total contract amount of 798 million US dollars, the project is undertaken CMEC. With the handover of the final section of the land acquisition by the owner on December 16, 2023, CMEC has finished all work in advance under the premise of ensuring both quality and quantity. The final phase of commissioning work is currently fully underway, and CMEC will spare no effort to ensure the smooth completion of the final phase of work, as well as the safe and high-quality operation of the project.
As a key project for improving the living standards of local residents, it aims to solve the problem of drinking water shortage in Yaounde and its surrounding areas. The daily water treatment capacity of the project, upon its completion, will reach 300,000 cubic meters, covering more than 2.5 million residents of Yaounde and its surrounding towns, greatly alleviating water shortage of the region. CMEC, as a practitioner of the Belt and Road Initiative, will continue to actively participate in water supply projects in Cameroon and other African countries, with the goal of high standards, sustainability, and benefiting the people, striving to promote high-quality development of the Belt and Road Initiative. As an advocate of the BRI, CMEC will continue to deeply engage in the water supply projects in Cameroon and other African countries, strive to promote the high-quality development of the BRI in accordance with high-standard requirements, ensuring sustainable development and improving people’s livelihood.