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Alto Piura irrigation and hydroelectric project component I

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In Construction
Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 09/2016
Completion: 04/2021
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The Alto Piura irrigation and hydroelectric component of the project involves the construction of the Sur dam on the Huancabamba river and a trans-Andean water tunnel to transport water from the river to the Alto Piura basin. Additional complementary works are also due to be carried out.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Alto Piura irrigation and hydroelectric project component I
Project Type
Irrigation, Water pipelines, Water reservoir
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Project Capacity
50,000  Ha (Hectares)  Irrigation
13,300  m (Meters)  Water pipelines
335  Mm3/y (Millions of cubic meters per year)  Water reservoir
US$ 205mn
Completion Date

The PEIHAP project in Peru’s Piura region will transport water from the Huancabamba river to the Alto Piura basin.

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General Manager Obrainsa
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