Inside Conagua's 38 Mile Wastewater Treatment Tunnel During Construction


Engineers inspect a finished section of the Tunnel Emisor Oriente ,... News PhotoBuilt Structure,City,Construction Industry,Cross Section,Engineer,Examining,Finance,Finishing,Horizontal,Irrigation Equipment,Latin America,Mexico,Mexico City,Mile,North America,Sewage,Sewer,The Americas,Transportation,Tunnel,WaterPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergEngineers inspect a finished section of the Tunnel Emisor Oriente (TEO), or Eastern Discharge Tunnel, during construction of the 38 mile (62km) underground wastewater treatment tunnel in Mexico City, Mexico, on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. The tunnel, which is expected to be completed in 2014, will boost Mexico City's drainage capacity to help prevent flooding during rainy season and the over-exploitation of groundwater resources. The project is being managed by Mexico's National Water Commission, Conagua. Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg via Getty Images