Tuy IV water project due to wrap up in June

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Venezuela's environment ministry (Minamb) and Brazilian firm Camargo Corrêa are due to complete works on the US$880mn Tuy IV potable water project in Miranda state by June this year, Minamb said in a release.

The project began in 2009 and was initially expected to wrap up in July 2012.

The project involves a pipeline supplying 21,000l/s of water from the Cuira river to capital Caracas and neighboring Miranda state's Valles de Tuy district, benefiting some 1mn residents.

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The project is being partly financed by Brazilian development bank BNDES.