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Pöyry awarded EUR 6.1 million tunnel project in Mexico


CONAGUA, Comisión Nacional del Agua has awarded Pöyry a project to provide specialized advisory services during the construction of the largest wastewater tunnel in the world, with a length of 62 km and a depth of 200 m. The value of Pöyry’s assignment is EUR 6.1 million.

The consulting services provided by Pöyry cover the scheduling, risk management, interface management, performance monitoring of the tunnel boring machines and the installation of Pöyry’s 2DOC underground data management system. The services will be completed by December 2012.

This project will significantly reduce the risk of flooding in Mexico City and it will improve the safety and wellbeing of the inhabitants and protect their properties. The new tunnel will add about 150 cubic metres of water per second capacity once complete.

Pöyry has a very long experience in carrying out tunnel projects worldwide: railway and metro tunnels, road tunnels, water and wastewater tunnels, vertical and inclined shafts, caverns and shelters.

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. We offer our clients integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry’s net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company’s shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).


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