Panama: Hydraulic Works Because of Drought

The Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers is planning to put out to tender improvement works to existing wells and drilling of 95 others in different parts of the country.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Among the works planned to mitigate the effects of drought on the water supply in the country, are adaptations to distribution systems through the pipe network in major cities.

With regard to contracts for drilling new wells, "... To date we have a plan to drill 95 new wells, however, this has been increasing and it is possible that this amount will increase, especially in the surrounding areas or communities that require both storage wells and water treatment facilities. "

Diaadia.com.pa reports that "... On the other hand also planned is the hiring of daily tank trucks with set times, if the drought is prolonged, to increase capacity of services using tanker trucks. "

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