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Acqua per l'Aquila: Borealis brings water supply for Italian earthquake ressetled victims


Borealis and pipe manufacturer System Group-CentralTubi have donated  Borstar PE materials and water pipe for the installation of a 1.3 km long water pipe mains in L'Aquila to secure water supply to 1,200 victims in the resettlement area.

Under the patronage of the Austrian Embassy, Borealis has taken the initiative and united its forces together with System Group-Centraltubi, a leading Italian pipe producer, and Prof. Alessandro Marangoni from Bocconi University.  The team agreed with the Italian Government body National Civil Protection (NCP) to support pro bono basis the re-construction of “Coppito 3” consisting of 13 housing blocks for the resettlement of approx. 1.200 people.  The Abruzzi earthquake on April 6, 2009 made 58,000 people homeless and destroyed around 15,000 buildings in the region of L'Aquila.

Watch the video on the project (Borealis web site) and check out our project fact sheet and case study.  Read also Borouge's Water for the World Sichuan "Drop of Hope" case story

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