Minvivienda opens Sincé potable water system

Monday, December 26, 2011

Colombia's housing, cities and land ministry (Minvivienda) has inaugurated a potable water system in the city of Sincé, in Sucre department, according to Minvivienda minister Beatriz Uribe.

The project required 4.65bn pesos (US$2.42mn), which was provided by the national and municipal governments, Minvivienda said in a release.

Work involved building two storage tanks and two wells, and implementing pipelines and distribution networks to benefit 22,000 people.

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The project has brought the city's total number of potable water connections to 5,000, or 90% of the local population.

Potable water will now be supplied for 18 hours per day, compared with 12 hours every second day prior to the project, according to Uribe.