press releases 2007
USAID Wastewater Treatment Plants Inaugurated in Haytoura, Ayshiyyeh, Ghobbatieh, Wadi Jezzine and Snayyah
August 2, 2007
USAID Mission Director Raouf Youssef, Haytoura Mayor Elias Rashed, Ayshiyyeh Municipality Vice President Youssef Fares, Wadi Jezzine Mayor Robert Abou Sleiman, Benwati Mayor Mounir Rbeih and Snayyah Mayor Joseph Nawfal inaugurated five water treatments plants in Haytoura, Ayshiyyeh, Ghobbatieh/Benwati, Wadi Jezzine and Snayyah in Jezzine District,
The plants serve almost 6,000 people in the area. They are the result of close cooperation between USAID and the communities. With funds from the American people, USAID provided more than $500,000 to build the plants and train municipal staff to operate and maintain them. The municipalities supplied the land and installed many of the sewage networks. The YMCA, a non-profit organization, worked with USAID to carry out the projects.
The plants are among nine being built to bring clean water and sewage systems to 27,000 people in
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has worked in