Moroccan wins the prestigious Energy Globe Award
Moroccan expert Outiti Bouziane won the prestigious Energy Globe Award, awarded annually in Zurich by the Foundation of the same name, for its sanitation project in Al-Haouz.
The draft “Mr. Bouziane Outiti”, President of the Moroccan-Swiss Association for Environment and Sustainable Development (AMSED), was implemented in Douar Asselda for appropriate and sustainable wastewater treatment likely to improve the living conditions of the inhabitants.
The treatment plant produced over 2,000 m2, covering an interceptor and renewal, sanitation and storm water, is a model to be replicated in other douars, he said in a statement to MAP.
The project proponents shall set as perspective the development of equipment for the reuse of treated water to ensure the irrigation of fruit trees Asselda and human resource training in the operation of the station.
The ceremony for the Energy Globe Award, scheduled for June 1 in Zurich, will be marked by the awarding of prizes to the best projects in five categories: Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Youth. The first prize in each category is provided in the amount of 10,000 euros.
The Energy Globe award was launched in 1999 by the Austrian energy pioneer Wolfgang Neumann and became one of the most prestigious environmental awards today.
The organizers aim to encourage sustainable projects, innovative and popular with a wide audience, with a strong impact in the fight against environmental problems. The winning projects are those with efficient solutions, conserve and protect resources or that employ renewable energies for this purpose.
The Zurich Energy Globe Foundation promotes the best projects to participate in the annual competition: in total are about 800 projects and initiatives enter the competition each year.