Samborondón is a peninsula surrounded by the Babahoyo River, which has a high level of salinity. The area needed a freshwater source, but the nearest freshwater river was 10,500 meters away. Therefore, Amagua CEM was tasked with planning and designing a USD 1.9 million pipeline project that would pump water to a new, 800-liters-per-second capacity treatment plant. To complete this complex project, they realized that traditional methods were insufficient, and they needed software to improve their results and turnaround times.
Amagua CEM chose OpenFlows WaterGEMS to determine the most technically and economically suitable pipe diameter. Using the application, they found that laying twin, 700-millimeter pipes would be sufficient, in addition to providing a backup line. OpenFlows HAMMER helped deliver 10,578 meters of pipeline through uneven topography, which optimized water delivery and will help avoid future service interruptions. Bentley applications helped them deliver the project on time with optimal results.