Sustainable Water Services in Harar, Ethiopia

Master Plan for Integrated Water Management

Posted on 6 August 2014


The Public Private Partnership of Vitens Evides International (VEI), Acacia Water bv, RHDHV bv, MS Consultancy, Harar Water and Sewerage Auth.  (HWSA). Harar People Regional State (HPRS), Heineken Breweries SC, Ethiopian Catholic Church will produce a Master Plan for Integrated Water Management in the region by sustainable water abstraction and conservation providing water supply services to urban and rural water users. 

Besides a water treatment decalcification unit will be installed to reduce the hardness of the water at the source and prevent future problems in sustainable water production.

This project was made possible by the Sustainable Water Fund (FDW).


Sustainable water supply for the people of  Harar region, Ethiopia.


  • Master plan for integrated Water Management.
  • Water treatment decalcification unit
  • NRW reduction
  • Access to water for 25,000 urban people
  • Access to water for 25,000 rural people

Project location

Project partners

  • Acacia Water
  • Royal HaskoningDHV
  • VEI B.V.