From Tuesday, June 15th to Monday, June 21th, 2018
The "Special Hydroenergy Irrigation Project of the Alto Piura" began the preparation of preliminary studies for the construction of 4 new dams that will require an investment of US$ 300 million
The general manager of the project, Marco Vargas, informed that preliminary studies have been initiated for the construction of 4 dams in the lower and upper Piura, which will allow to increase the irrigation areas. These new dams will receive water from the transfer tunnel that is currently under construction.
Likewise, the manager informed that they will request the congress for the approval of construction projects by law and as a public necessity, in order to have a budget assigned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. The budget of the project currently allocated amounts to US$ 55 million, of which it already has US$ 90 million guarateed. They are currently waiting for the end of the rainy season to start work on one of the project's dams.