• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENT OF MAURITANIA, MOKTAR OULD DADDAH, AND THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR, M. HENRI COSTILLES, OFFICIALLY?

  • Description

    THE PRESIDENT OF MAURITANIA, MOKTAR OULD DADDAH, AND THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR, M. HENRI COSTILLES, OFFICIALLY INAUGURATED A DESALINISATION PLANT ON WEDNESDAY (JAN 22). THE PLANT WILL SUPPLY THE CAPITAL NOUAKCHOTT, WITH FRESH WATER, BY PROCESSING WATER FROM THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

    THE PLANT IS THE RESULT OF CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE FRENCH NATIONAL ELECTRICITY BOARD, AND MAURITANIAN CONCERNS.

    LARGELY FINANCED BY FRANCE, THE PLANT IS ALREADY PRODUCING 3,000 CUBIC METRES (APPROX. 117,000 CUB FT.) OF WATER AND 650 KILOWATTS OF ELECTRICITY A DAY.

    THE WATER WELLS AT IDIMI, 40 MILES (65 KILOMETRES) AWAY, THAT PREVIOUSLY SUPPLIED NOUAKCHOTT'S WATER, WILL NOW BECOME A STANDBY. A SECOND DESALINISATION PLANT IS PROJECTED FOR MAURITANIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAECQV6MB3BW8YTGOWM6AFAQUQN
    Media URN:
    VLVAECQV6MB3BW8YTGOWM6AFAQUQN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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