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Wastewater expansion project for Chetumal near complete

Chetumal, Q.R. — The Drinking Water and Sewerage Commission (CAPA) has reported on advancements of the Pacto Obrero wastewater emitter for Chetumal. The expansion project, which is 95 percent complete, will see an improvement to the city’s sanitary drainage.

When finished, more than 2,100 people will benefit. CAPA says the improvement is being made due to city growth and demand for the services.

The State Government, through CAPA, has invested 9.5 million pesos from Own Income of the Parastatal Sector (IPP) 2022 in the improvement of the sanitary drainage system of the growth area of Chetumal to address problems that are more than 30 years old.

The work, which includes the supply and installation of 2,250 linear meters of pipes, trenches, fills and the construction of intake and exhaust valve boxes, is currently 95 percent complete and is expected to be finished by the end of May.

The finished project will allow the expansion of the emitter coming from the Pacto Obrero pit to directly enter the Caribe pit.