MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, June 10th 2023 - 12:09 UTC



Uruguay to import bottled water: desalinization plant does not fit in aircraft

Tuesday, May 23rd 2023 - 10:47 UTC

Uruguay's Economy Ministry Monday greenlighted the tax-free import of bottled water as one of the measures against the drought affecting Montevideo and the metropolitan area, it was reported. Meanwhile, Presidential Secretary Álvaro Delgado confirmed that the desalination plant to be brought from Houston does not fit “by 15 centimeters” in the C-130 Hercules aircraft sent to pick it up and it will therefore take “a few weeks” to reach South America by ship. Read full article


Disclaimer & comment rules

Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!