From a press release from the President of Panama,
Nearly 2 million dollars ($ 2 million) will be designated, via Conades, for improvement works at the Water Treatment Plant The Algarrobos and water intakes from the rivers David and Majagua, a commitment by the national government to equip community residents in the district of David with better quality and quantity of drinking water.
The works include the renovation of flocculators (construction of hydraulic flow screens), clarifiers, filters, chemical dosing systems, gauges and indicators as well as general works on: lights, generators, a 5 ton bridge crane with gallery pumps , elevated tank pumps, microbiology laboratories and wastewater tank for chemicals and materials, replacement of 2 valves to control the river flow lines, 150 thousand gallon subterraneous reservoir tank.
An agreement has been made to transfer resources to the Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems in order to carry out water treatment works, buy equipment and renovate wells.
The new budget will be used to buy pumps to renovate wells, "... dredging rivers, purchase of equipment and chemicals needed to purify the raw water, well renovations and employment of at least 150 employees in key positions."
In Panama a tender is being launched for the study, design, construction, maintenance and operation of a water system and water treatment plant in the district of Besiko, Ngäbe Bugle.
Panama Government Purchase 2016-0-03-0-12-LV-020 666:
"The work consists of the plan for a new water supply system for the community of Boca de Soloy and surrounding communities, so that from a source situated at a high point, after a complete purification treatment system, a gravity driven system will move the flow towards the community of Boca de Soloy and from there continue down a line along the main road to the community of Horconcitos.
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