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Philippines, Manila - ph/17

Water Diversion

  Breakthrough by Robbins double-shielded TBM reported on 13 km-long, 4.9 m-diameter segmentally lined tunnel to complete connection between Umiray river and Angat reservoir to provide additional 30 % water supply for Manila. Contractor is Italian jv of GLF and SELI, with Angeles Construction Corporation. Visit www.robbinstbm.com May 2000.