The New Barrage in Assiut, 350 km south of Cairo on the Nile River in Egypt, will replace the existing barrage. The Environmental Impact Assessment concluded that the project required substantial environmental mitigation measures due to the significant changes introduced to the fragile Nile River ecosystem. Long-term technical assistance to the project owner to manage the project’s environmental and social impacts was provided.
|Client||Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (MWRI), Ministry of Electricity and Energy|
|Location||Bani Morr, Markaz El-Fath, Assiut Governorate, Egypt|
|Period||2008 - ongoing|
|Capacity||32 MW, 440 m³/sec irrigation water supply|
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