Tour Med Eau project was financed by the European Commission within the Programme Ciudad – Cooperation In Urban Development And Dialogue funded by the European Neighbourhood Partnership Instrument (ENPI).The project aimed at promoting dialogue and cooperation between the governments of both shores of the Mediterranean in order to improve environmental sustainability in urban areas through a more efficient public management of water services.
The study and design of a wastewater treatment plant aimed regenerating water for its reuse in agriculture and tourism allowed the exchange of experiences and expertise on wastewater treatment among Mediterranean countries, leading to the dissemination of the best techniques.
The total value of the initiative amounts to 506,177.00 euros of which the 80% amounting to 404,941.00 euros, financed by the European Union. The partners were the following: Tunisia, Municipality of Ajim and Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Sfax, Department of Geoenvironment. Morocco: Municipality of El Hoceima and Université Moulay Ismail De Meknés. Italy: Municipality of Villasimius, Enas and the Crenos, Centre for Economic Research North-South, University of Cagliari, a section of Cirem.