Sociéte Nationale d'Exploitation et de Distribution des Eaux (SONEDE)

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2, Avenue Slimen Ben Slimen, El Manar 2, Tunis 2092, Tunisia


+ 216 71 887 000


+ 216 71 871 000



General Manager:

Mr. Mohamed Ali Khouaja

SONEDE (National Water Distribution Utility) was established in 1968. It is under the supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries. It is a public enterprise of a non-administrative nature. SONEDE employs hundreds of multi-disciplinary engineers and technicians to produce treat and distribute drinking water all over the country. It is entrusted with the exploitation, maintenance and renewal of facilities for water capture, transportation, treatment and distribution.

Support to Higher Education

SONEDE supports higher education by providing training for postgraduate students (Baccalauréat +5 or Baccalauréat +6).
Type of Support
● SONEDE provides vocational training in auditing internal water systems in SONEDE’s training center.
● After the training program, students are given certificates issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries.
Duration of Support
Three weeks.
Eligibility Criteria
Training applicants should be engineers in hydraulics, electro-mechanics and agriculture.
Application Procedures
● A committee is formed to select candidates.
● Applications should be sent to
Mrs. Sihem Trimèche, Central Director, Direction of Communication and International Cooperation