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CAPA starts 6.1 million project on Chiquilá and Holbox extraction wells

Lázaro Cárdenas, Q. R. — A rehabilitation project by CAPA has begun work on the extraction wells that feed the communities of Chiquilá and Holbox. More than 4,000 residents between both of the towns, located in the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas, will directly benefit from the 6.1 million pesos CAPA (Drinking Water and Sewerage Commission) project.

Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa reported that 6.1 million pesos will be spent which have been contributed bipartitely between the state and the federation through the Potable Water, Drainage and Treatment (PROAGUA 2023) in conjunction with the National Water Commission (CONAGUA).

The goal of the project, Lezama said, is to reduce operating costs, improve the quality of service and increase the energy efficiency of the system through the rehabilitation of four catchment wells.

CAPA workers, seen here, start a 6.1 million peso project to improve water services for Chiquilá and Holbox. Photo: CAPA August 2, 2023.

The project will also include the change of three transformers, the installation of three submersible pumps as well as the replacement of two unloading trains, special parts, construction of the electrical system, perimeter booth and rehabilitation of the operational booths, among others.

Improving the hydraulic infrastructure for Chiquilá and Holbox will provide locals with a higher quality service in addition to guaranteeing optimal development of tourist activities in the area.