Guaymas begins work on US$19mn wastewater treatment plant

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Mexico's Sonora state governor, Guillermo Padres Elias, has greenlighted the start of work on a new wastewater treatment plant in Guaymas city.

The plant will have capacity to treat 300l/s, and is budgeted at 240mn pesos (US$19.1mn), the local government reported on its website.

The facility will be built and operated by national water authority Conagua.

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Work is being carried out under the state's 11bn-peso Sonora SI integrated water plan, which also includes new dams and reservoirs and a 250km pipeline to supply water to state capital Hermosillo.