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The project MA-Regional Potable Water Supply Systems Project has changed to Active. To see more information, see the project information in the World Bank project databaseThe development objective of the Regional Potable Water Supply Systems Project for Morocco is to increase access to potable water supply for selected communities in the project provinces of Nador, Driouch, Safi, Youssoufia, Sidi Bennour, and Errachidia. There are three components to the project. The first component of the project is water production, conveyance and rural water supply in the selected provinces. This component, estimated at Moroccan Dirham - Currency Unit (MAD) 1,335.8 million before taxes (US$183.8 million), will finance the extension or the renewal of water production systems, regional trunk lines for bulk water transmission, rural conveyance laterals, pump stations and tanks to supply villages, and in village tanks and public standpipe delivery systems. The second component of the project is mitigation of environmental impacts grey water management. This component, estimated at MAD 46 million before taxes (US$6.3 million), will mitigate potential environmental impacts related to increased grey water flows in villages that may opt for Household Connection (HC)-service in the Nador, Driouch, Safi, Youssoufia, and Sidi Bennour provinces. Additional environmental monitoring and capacity building tasks will be directly funded by ONEP (National Potable Water Board - Office National de l'Eau Potable) estimated at MAD 19.5 million. The second component of the project is implementation support and capacity building. This component estimated at MAD 67.5 million before taxes (US$8.4 million), will provide technical assistance (TA) to ONEP's project implementation and capacity building (CB) to ONEP's overall Rural Water Supply (RWS) Program. Additional capacity building tasks pertaining to this component have been identified and valued at MAD 17.8 million. They will be implemented subject to the mobilization by ONEP of the corresponding funds.