Construction of Huachipa water treatment plant is 5% ahead of schedule

It has been reported that construction of the Huachipa water treatment plant in Lima is now 32% complete, which is 5% ahead of schedule. Consorcio Huachipa, the company in charge of the project, has invested USD 105mn (EUR 71.33mn) to date, of a total of USD 304mn. It has been reported that the plant will be officially opened in December 2010 and that water treatment will start three months earlier than first anticipated. The plant will have a processing capacity of 10m3 of water per second and will benefit some 2.4mn people.

Consorcio Huachipa is formed of Brazilian company Camargo Correa and French firm OTV. The consortium will operate and maintain the plant for four years.

Publication: Esmerk - News monitoring
Provider: Esmerk
October 8, 2009

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