Minister of Environment, Climate Change, and Technology Aminath Shauna today inaugurated integrated water resources management systems in R. Maduvvari and B. Dharavandhoo.
Speaking at the ceremony held to inaugurate the integrated water resources management system at R. Maduvvari, Minister Shauna said the project has established two 55 tonnes desalination plants that are capable of producing 110 cubic meters of water. Moreover, a 400 tonnes storage tank and an 8.6km water network were established as part of the project.
Minister Shauna also inaugurated the integrated water resources management system in B. Dharavandhoo. As part of this project, two 25 tonnes of desalination plants capable of producing 50 cubic meters of water were established. Moreover, a 300 tonnes storage tank and an 11.2km water network were established under the same project funded by the Green Climate Fund.
Furthermore, a 25KW solar panel will be used to operate the systems and will reduce the production costs by 30 percent. The project is worth MVR 33 million and will be managed by Fenaka corporation.
The integrated water resources management systems are funded by the Green Climate Fund and provide water security for vulnerable island communities.