Brazil's Copasa pushing ahead with sewage treatment works

Monday, April 16, 2018

Brazil's Minas Gerais state water utility Copasa is advancing with plans to build a sewage treatment system to serve Timóteo and Coronel Fabriciano cities.

With an investment of 87.5mn reais (US$25.6mn), the works will benefit around 165,000 people.

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The works are 77% complete and are due to be finished by the end of this year, according to a Copasa release.

The project includes the construction of 11.5km of sewage collection pipelines, nine pumping units and a laboratory for sewage analysis, among others.