Tender for Treatment Plant for $200 million

The Health Ministry is preparing the tender documents for the construction of a second module of the treatment plant in Juan Diaz, in the district of Panama.

Friday, April 17, 2015

With the second module of the treatment plant in Juan Diaz water in this area, coming from the rivers Tapia, Juan Diaz and Tocumen, will be treated. However, it is expected that a third module will be needed to treat water in areas such as Diciembre 24, Pacora and the reverted areas, for which an investment of $200 million is estimated.

The former director of the Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers, Juan Antonio Ducruet, told Prensa.com that "... These communities are growing and are not included in the sanitation program, which will require extending the coverage of the network and the capacity of the Juan Diaz plant. In total, the third module or stage ofwork could end up costing $2.5 billion. "

"... This administration ha scheduled to have the first phase of the project ready by 2019, this includes decontaminating the rivers Curundú, Rio Abajo, Matias Hernandez Tapia and Tocumen. "



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