First river crossed

After being slowed down by torrential rains in May, the river crossing was completed in June.

River Crossing

Concrete encasement for river crossing

The concrete encased pipes are built as a concrete beam when crossing the river and is supported by concrete pillars set in the river that serve as caissons.

Concrete encasement and beams

Concrete encasement and beams crossing river

A water system can cost hundred of thousands of dollars and needs to be built to survive hurricanes and earthquakes. Locally produced gravel and concrete are used with proven construction techniques for these conditions.

Closeup of reinforced concrete for river crossing

Closeup of reinforced concrete for river crossing

 

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