Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong , his deputy Vo Van Hoan and leaders of state competent agencies toured to the construction site to observe the progress of the project (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC quickly completes anti-flooding project to be put into operation by October

Just 77 percent of the massive anti-flooding project has been completed because of site clearance hindrance, said Director of Trungnam Group Nguyen Tam Tien at a meeting with city leaders and a delegation of officials who observed its construction and listen to reports from the builder yesterday.
The construction site of an item to prevent tidal water from the Saigon river from entering Te, Doi, Tau Hu and Ben Nghe canals (Photo: SGGP)

Major anti-flooding project rushes to finish line in HCMC

The first phase of the anti-flooding project in HCMC was kicked off on June 26, 2017 with the total capital of VND10 trillion (US$429.74 million) comprising of six tidal control sewers and five embankments with the total length of 7,801 kilometers.