Aguas del Valle, S.A.
The water supply will be made to the Region IV (Coquimbo Region) since the El Peñón water catchment, located in the city of Coquimbo, Elqui Province, to the Los Peñones water catchment, located in Ovalle, Limari province. As for altimetry height the El Peñón water catchment is located at an elevation 141 masl (meters above sea level), approximately 92 m below of Los Peñones water catchment. The system is dimensioned for a flow rate of 800 l/s. The pipeline, with 70 km long (30 km driving by lifting and 40 km gravity driving) is in DN800 / DN600 and DN1000 / DN800 respectively. The project includes two pumping stations, a regularization tank and maneuver and safety accessories.
The Project consisted of the Preliminary Design of all specialties involved (geotechnical, architecture, hydraulics, structures, mechanics and electricity), including the technical background for building permits with the General Water Directorate and the Directorate of Roads of the MOP.