1. The Panama Canal issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the pre-qualification of potential offerors for the engineering, design, and construction of a new water management system that will guarantee an adequate water supply for both Canal operations and local consumption for the next 50 years.
  2. Panama Canal Authority recently announced its new water management system to better improve the quantity, quality, and control of its water supply.
  3. Securing sustained, operational water levels is paramount for the long-term viability of the Panama Canal.
  4. The Panama Canal watershed experienced its fifth driest year in 70 years in 2019

“As the Canal’s largest investment since the Expanded Canal in 2016, I am confident this move will safeguard the waterway’s future as one of the most important hubs for global commerce. To achieve this, we are investing in an innovative system to address water quantity, quality, and control effectively.”

said Panama Canal Administrator Ricaurte Vásquez.