Pipeline to Provide Potable Water to 2.5 Million People in Argentina
The new Juan Manuel de Rosas Water Treatment Plant in Buenos Aires is intended to solve the water supply problem for the city‘s north zone. The Water and Sanitation Authority of Argentina (AySA) awarded Ruhrpumpen the ‘Aguas del Parana Project’ of Juan Manuel de Rosas Water Suppy Plant in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Juan Manuel de Rosas Water Treatment Plant in Buenos Aires (Image: Ruhrpumpen)
The plant will treat 5,280 million GPM of water to provide clean water to neighborhoods in north Buenos Aires.
This project includes the construction of a 9 miles tunnel for transferring water from the Paraná River to the plant.
The pipelines will be powered by vertical pumps for 46,700 GPM each for river water suction and eight vertical pumps for water distribution. Altogether, these pumps involve a total power of 58,000 HP.
Eight of the twelve pumps have already been installed and will be operating under the required conditions of 186,560 gpm and 330ft of head.
Source: Ruhrpumpen GmbH