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Tona River Regulation - Bucaramanga Reservoir

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.

Full Name Tona River Regulation - Bucaramanga Reservoir
Project Type Potable water system, Water reservoir
Development Phase In operation
Project Status Active
Project Capacity 1,000  l/s (Liters per Second)  Potable water system
 Water reservoir
Investment US$ 127mn
Lifespan 25
Completion Date 2015

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

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Key Contacts

Name Company Contact Position
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Planning and Projects Manager, AMB
Project Manager
Bucaramanga\'s Reservoir Director
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