Heredia drilling new well to cope with water shortages


The “La Joya III” well is expected to deliver 40 to 50 liters per second. (Photo courtesy of ESPH)

February 26th, 2014 ( The Public Service Company of Heredia (ESPH) is working on adding a new well to increase its water supply after water shortages continue to plague its customers.


The “La Joya III” well which is being drilled to a depth of about 200 meters comes at a cost of nearly $700,000.  It is estimated the well will deliver 40 to 50 liters per second.


Officials said the new well would reduce the need for water rationing in Heredia.

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      Just wondering is that hydro dam project sucking all the water?? Just thinking out loud!