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Korea - Juam Regional Water Supply System (English)

The Juam Regional Water Supply Project is the first stage of the Juam Regional Water Supply System which will ultimately supply the Kwangju Metropolitan Area ( KMA ) with 640 million liters per day of water from Juam Dam. Project objectives are to: a) support development of one of the least developed regions in Korea; b) improve and expand water supply to about 96% of the population in KMA by the year 2001; c) ensure efficient use of scarce water resources; d) strengthen KWB's and KOWACO's planning capacity and finances; and e) support institutional improvements in the sector. The project is comprised of the following components : a) water pipeline; b) a pumping station; c) tunnels for raw water transmission; d) treatment plant; e) treated water transmission; and f) engineering services.


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    Korea, Republic of

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    East Asia and Pacific,

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    Korea - Juam Regional Water Supply System

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Korea - Juam Regional Water Supply System (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.