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Kon Tum (VNA) – Construction of a waterworks kicked off on March 17 in Plei Kan town in Ngoc Hoi border district, Central Highlands province of Kon Tum, which is expected to supply sufficient clean water to about 20,000 local people.

With a total investment of 90 billion VND (4.1 million USD), the plant has a capacity of 5,000 cu.m of water/day in the first phase. Its capacity will be increased to 10,000 cu.m of water in the second phase (2020-2025).

The waterworks is expected to begin operation in November 2017, helping improve living conditions and ensuring health for locals in the district.

Currently, Plei Kan only has a small waterworks with a capacity of 400 cu.m per day, failing to supply enough safe water for over 13,000 local households in Plei Kan town.-VNA