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Tona River Regulation - Bucaramanga Reservoir

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In Construction
Current Stage In operation
Completion: 05/2015
Project Details


The project includes building a potable water system and a reservoir. The reservoir will guarantee potable water to Bucaramanga, Giron and Floridablanca cities in Santander department for the next 25 years. The first phase of the project calls for building the reservoir and a 4km pipeline system. The second phase involves construction of a potable water treatment plant and a water distribution network. AMB is funding 75% of the initiative with an 118bn-peso loan from Bancolombia. Another 40bn pesos is being provided by the national government and the regional and municipal governments are each contributing 10bn pesos.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Tona River Regulation - Bucaramanga Reservoir
Project Type
Water reservoir
Development Phase
In operation
Project Status
Project Capacity
18  Mm3/y (Millions of cubic meters per year)  Water reservoir
US$ 127mn
Completion Date

The reservoir is being built in Bucaramanga, in Santander department, Colombia.

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Owner / operator
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Planning and Projects Manager, AMB
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Project Manager
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Bucaramanga\'s Reservoir Director
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