Several construction and structuring projects were launched in the urban commune of Oued Laou by King Mohammed VI to enhance the city’s socio-economic and urban development.
Works regarding the putting up of a football stadium, the restoration of a central market, including the simplification of drinking water and liquid purification networks worth 57 million dirham were launched. Manifesting the community-based policy promoted by the King, these projects will play a role in underlining the attractiveness, environment protection, sanitation condition improvement and encouragement of economic and trade activities of the city.
Budgeted with MAD15 million, the football stadium is intended to build up the sports infrastructure of the city. Consisting of terraces, changing rooms, artificial turfs, parking spaces and parks, this project is dedicated to the young people and to encourage practicing sports which facilitates the emergence of new talents.
The central market project which features 144 shops aims to upgrade working situation of the owners and shopkeepers, assists dealers to settle, improve food safety and beautify the urban site. The project covers an area of more than 3,293 square meters costing MAD12 million.
The generalization of drinking water and liquid purification networks project worth MAD30 million is launched to deal with the test of urbanization, alleviate the standard of living of the residents and protect the environment. The project, which targets 1,700 households, is predicted to take the rate of coverage to 99.9% by year 2018.
King Mohammed VI made an ocular inspection on the wastewater treatment plant project launched in 2012 and is expected to have treatment capacity of 3,200 cubic meter per day by 2017. The plant will be constructed in two phases and was designed to guarantee biological treatment of wastewater in the procedure of activated sludge along with tertiary filtration treatment and ultraviolet disinfection.