The opening ceremony of the Water Supply Project is going to be held on Saturday with the participation of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The opening ceremony of the project which is considered to be the first in the world will be held at Çamlıbel Treatment Facility. The project which will provide water to the TRNC with the suspended pipeline system cost about 1 billion 600 million Turkish Liras.
The TRNC Water Supply Project which started on 7 March 2011 with the construction of Alaköprü Dam on the Anamur Dragon Creek is comprised of a 106 km long pipeline system which has a length of 23 km in Turkey, 80 km sea transition of which 66.5 km is suspended pipeline and 3 km. in the TRNC and aims to transfer water to be deposited in the Alaköprü Dam in Turkey to the Geçitköy Dam built in the TRNC.
Within the framework of the project, the opening ceremony will be held firstly in Turkey and then in the TRNC.