Metito, Hassan Allam JV (Al Mahsamma Agricultural Drainage Recycling and Reuse Plant): Best Recycling and Reuse Water Project Global 2020


Al Mahsamma Agricultural Drainage Recycling and Reuse Plant has come to the panel’s attention for being the largest of its kind worldwide, with a daily capacity of one million cubic metres. The plant will support the natural ecology of Al Temsah Lake which has been impacted by wastewater disposal in previous years. Al Mahsamma plant will also contribute to regional development goals, irrigating 70,000 acres of land, creating sustainable urban communities and new job opportunities.

The USD100 million has been developed under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority by the JV Metito, Hassan Allam. Metito, a multinational global provider of intelligent water management and alternative energy solutions; Hassan Allam Construction, Egypt’s leading engineering, construction and infrastructure company. The JV scope of work for this flagship project includes the engineering, construction, operations (EC&O), commissioning and O&M for a period of five years.

The JV represents a powerful pairing, delivering a benchmark project which was inaugurated in Egypt in April 2020.

Al Mahsamma forms part of Egypt’s progressive and multi-pronged approach to ensuring the country’s water security through wastewater treatment, desalination, and the preservation of natural water resources, which resonates with a few of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals including ‘Clean Water and Sanitation’ (SDG 6) and ‘Sustainable Cities and Communities’ (SDG 11). This was yet another testament to the importance of this project and why the judges, are presenting the Metito ,Hassan Allam JV (Al Mahsamma Agricultural Drainage Recycling and Reuse Plant) with the 2020 award Best Recycling and Reuse Water Project (Global).

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