Rabat – Minister of Equipment and Water, Nizar Baraka called for the urgent prioritization of water efficiency measures, in order to combat the water stress that currently engulfs Morocco.

During a meeting organized by the Press Club Morocco on the topic of “Water as a Moroccan Wager” in partnership with the higher institute of Information and Communication, Baraka highlighted that improving water efficiency in Morocco must be at the center of concerns, in addition to the construction and management sectors.

The minister stressed that Morocco has moved from the stage of water scarcity to a situation of extreme water stress, adding that Morocco will lose 30% of its water resources annually by the year 2050.