Inauguration of $ 3.6 million freshwater reservoir in Ben Tre

The People’s Committee of the Mekong delta province of Ben Tre today inaugurated a VND85 billion ($3.6 million) freshwater reservoir in Ba Tri District.

Inauguration of $ 3.6 million freshwater reservoir in Ben Tre

The first reservoir has a holding capacity of nearly 1 million cubic meters to provide water for daily activities of over 200,00 residents, hundreds of production establishments and more than 150 offices and schools in 24 communes in Ba Tri District and neighboring areas in dry season.
It covers an area of 60 hectares, with some 35 hectares of water surface area.
The reservoir is to ensure freshwater supply for locals in the context of climate change especially more and more serious drought and salinity intrusion in dry season.

By TIN HUY - Translated by DAN THUY

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