Angola: Dutch company to build water supply network in Luanda

15 February 2008

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 15 Feb – Dutch company Tahal Group has signed a contract with Angolan water company Empresa Pública de Água de Luanda (EPAL) to develop a water supply project in some areas of the capital, the company said Wednesday in Amsterdam.

The contract signed between the parties includes construction of a water distribution network for seven neighborhoods in the south of Luanda, covering an area of 1,248 hectares.

The total cost of the project is US$34 million and will be funded by the Angolan government and is expected to take 18 months.

The Tahal Group is a holding for the infrastructure business of Kardan N.V. and around 90 percent of its activities are directly related to water supply or sewage projects. (macauhub)