27 thousand inhabitants of the border area with Panama will receive drinking water with the financial support of CABEI


Project consists of two stages.

San José, September 1, 2020.-  With financing of US$5 million granted by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) to the Republic of Costa Rica, the order to start the Corredores Water Line Integrated System Improvement Project, in the southeast of the country, was given.

The important project that will guarantee drinking water to nearly 27,000 people in the Corredores de Puntarenas canton, bordering Panama, is being carried out by the Costa Rican Institute of Water Lines and Sewers (AyA).

This consists of two stages, the first that has just begun includes the remodeling of a storage tank and the construction of a new one, as well as the replacement of pipes, the restoration of sidewalks, among others. Its completion is estimated for March 2021, while the second stage is expected to begin next year to end in 2022.

“At the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) we are proud to be part of transcendental works like these that have to do with a natural subsistence resource such as water, we are sure that these works will bring much social and economic development to the benefited communities ”, highlighted CABEI’s Executive President, Dr. Dante Mossi

The Project is part of the “Potable Water Supply Program of the Metropolitan Area of San José, Urban Water Lines and Sanitary Sewer of Puerto Viejo, Limón” that has a total cost of US$103.5 million.