The spa of Ojo de Agua was created during the administration of Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno in the period 1932-1936 as an alternative to take advantage of this spring located in San Antonio de Belén, Heredia. Costa Rica.
At the time of its construction, a system of 80 kilometers of pipeline was also built to bring potable water to Puntarenas.
The system allowed to take 100 liters of water per second, enough to supply a population close to 80 thousand people; However, the nascent generates up to 350 liters per second. The surpluses are used in a smaller part to fill the pools of the spa and the rest is lost.