Under the 30-year PPP contract Águas de Fortaleza is due to invest 3.1bn reais (US$632mn) to build, operate and maintain the 1,000l/s plant that will supply potable water to Cagece’s Mucuripe and Praça da Imprensa reservoirs. 

Of the total, 526mn reais will be invested in construction and installing pipes, and work is expected to be concluded in the first months of 2026. The plant is designed to benefit 720,000 people.