Apparent explosion at Cachi hydro plant leaves four hospitalized

The dam at the Cachi Hydroelectric Plant (archive image/Wikipedia)

The dam at the Cachi Hydroelectric Plant (archive image/Wikipedia)

August 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) An apparent explosion at the Cachi Hydroelectric Plant in Cartago left four people hospitalized on Saturday, according to the Red Cross.

 

A Red Cross official said the patients are in stable condition.

 

Details of the incident and what may have caused the explosion were not immediately available as of us press time.  It was also not clear if the incident had any effect on the plant’s operations.

 

The Cachi Hydroelectric Plant began operations in 1966.

 

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    • mhogan

      Ain’t progress grand? Just as well we close the dam, people are clamoring for water to drink but it’s probably too little too late. Let the Presidente raise the price of electricity even more claiming it’s because of foreign petroleum when the real reason is the shift to “green.” He is, after all, only fulfilling the requisites of the U.N. and the NWO.