It lies 365 Km south of Cairo.
2- General plan
The total area of the city is 1073 acres.
Expected population is 45 thousand
There are not sources of surface
water or rains.
Groundwater is the major source of water and its depth ranges
from 10-60 meters where salt concentration decreases from
208 to 728 mg / l which is very good for drinking water
The productivity of the well is about 1,400 m3 / day ( enough
to serve about 4,000 persons a day ).
The required amount of water for the city is about
25125 m3 / day.
slope network , lift stations and a treatment plant.
biological oxidation treatment plant
is used to irrigate woody trees and windbreaks.
There is no
source of electricity and it about 250-450 km away from the
power source associated with the unified grid.
source of electricity is Toshka transformer station (220/66/22
The needs of
the city is about 60 M. P. A.
New and renewable energy sources are : solar energy , wind
energy and biogas.
Estimated future needs of the city when the target year are
4063 lines .
Solid Waste :
of solid waste of the city when the target year is about 150 m3
/ day (35 tons / day).)
The proposed system is recycling solid waste and converting
it to organic fertilizer.