The Second Integrated Sewerage and Sanitation Infrastructure Project (ISSIP-2)

Project Description

ISSIP2- extends improved sewerage and sanitation services to rural villages of four governorates of Sohag, Assiut, El Sharkeya and Maunofia with a total rural population of approximately 17,000,000 persons. With a
budget of US $ 310 million, the project is jointly funded by the World Bank (US $ 200 million) and the Egyptian government (US $ 110 million). ECG was awarded the project area which will cover target 37 villages at El Sharkeya governorate divided into 6 clusters with an allocated budget of US $ 75 million. The population served by ISSIP2- Project at Sharkeya is 785,222 ,1 capita.

The project objectives are to:

  • Provide badly needed infrastructure sanitation improvements (wastewater collection and treatment) in priority rural areas in the four governorates of Sohag, Assiut, Sharkeya and Monufia.
  • Improve water quality and reduce organic load in the selected irrigation canals and drainage basins within the served areas.
  • Raise awareness on the improvement of hygiene and sanitation.
  • Strengthen capacity to design, implement, operate and maintain the project infrastructure.

The ISSIP2 project promotes the use of low cost and simple technologies to address sanitation and sewerage problems of Egyptian rural communities. The project is implemented through concerted efforts of Holding Company of Water & Wastewater (HCWW), HCWW subsidiary in ElSharqya and National Organization for Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage (NOPWASD).


  • Civil Works


  • Detailed design
  • Feasibility study
  • Topographic survey


Holding Company for Water & Wastewater






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