The announcement was made on October 27th, 2021 by Algerian Minister of Water Resources and Water Security, Karim Hasni.

By relaunching the seawater desalination plant of Zeralda, the government of Algeria relieves in a direct way 65 000 people in the city of Algiers.

According to the Algerian authorities, the rehabilitated plant is capable of supplying 10,000 m3 of drinking water per day.