Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, announced the establishment of the national network to monitor industrial waste pollutants on the aquatic environment, pursuant to Article 58 of Environmental Law No. 4 of 1994 and amended by Prime Ministerial Decree No. 1963 of 2017, which stipulates the obligation of all establishments that spend on the aquatic environment to monitor the components of the environment. and environmental pollutants periodically. Also, in the context of implementing Annex No. 1 bis to this regulation, it is obligatory for all facilities that spend on the aquatic environment to install sensors that are connected to the national network for continuous monitoring of the Environmental Affairs Agency to ensure continuous monitoring.
Dr. Yasmine Fouad stressed the importance of this network, which is to link all industrial facilities that spend on the aquatic environment so that they are periodically and continuously monitored by the Environmental Affairs Agency and take legal measures in the event of a violation.