Waste Water Treatment Plant in Thala and Feriana

This project aims at implementing wastewater infrastructure in the cities of Thala (15'000 inhabitants) and Fériana (27'000 inhabitants) in the Governorate of Kasserine, Tunisia. The infrastructure includes the financing of the treatment plants, the extension of the wastewater networks and pumping stations for both cities.

Land/Region Thema Periode Budget
Städtische Infrastruktur und Versorgung
01.03.2012 - 31.12.2021
CHF 12'100'000

This project shall provide support to a region that used to be neglected under the previous regime.


- Contribution to improving the health situation in places covered by the program.

- Contribution to the protection of groundwater resources and surface.

- The project also contributes to the economic development of disadvantaged governorates through a regional rebalancing of investments in basic infrastructure.

Mittelfristige Wirkungen

Domestic, commercial and possibly industrial discharges are collected, cleaned and disposed properly, effectively, ecologically and hygienically. The operation of the related process is financed sustainably.


Erwartete Resultate:  

Construction of sewage systems, transfer pipes, disposal systems and WWTPs in the cities of the program. ONAS has the organizational tools, and the technical, financial and human resources to ensure the functioning of the treatment systems and maintenance.

Verantwortliche Direktion/Bundesamt SECO
Kreditbereich Entwicklungszusammenarbeit
Projektpartner Vertragspartner
  • Organisation nationale de l'assainissement ONAS, Tunisie

Budget Laufende Phase Schweizer Beitrag CHF   12'100'000 Bereits ausgegebenes Schweizer Budget CHF   0 Budget inklusive Projektpartner CHF   11'650'000
Projektphasen Phase 2 01.03.2012 - 31.12.2021   (Laufende Phase)