[March 4th] $430M anti-flooding project proposed for HCMC’s Thu Duc

A US$430-million flood risk mitigation project is proposed in HCMC’s Thu Duc City to prevent inundation and improve the environment.

A proposal sent by the Urban Infrastructure Construction Investment Projects Management Unit to the HCMC People’s Committee has three main components in the project.

The first, costing $200 million, aims to protect the Go Dua core area in Thu Duc from flooding.

This entails the renovation and construction of embankments, sewers, pumping stations, and water drainage and collection systems.

A warning system will also be established and integrated with the city’s technological platforms for management and operation.

The second component will focus on the improvement of drainage systems and wastewater treatment in the Go Dua core area, and cost $150 million.

A lot of new infrastructure works will be undertaken, including drainage and wastewater collection systems, and integrated with existing systems.

It will also include the construction of a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity at 130,000 m3 a day.

The third component, costing $80 million, includes support activities like land clearance, management and taxation.

Source: VN Express