President Luis Abinader inaugurated this afternoon several works of wastewater solutions in this province, for an amount exceeding 460 million pesos, executed by the Santiago Aqueduct and Sewer Corporation (Coraasan).
The works delivered are: the wastewater collector of 27 de Febrero Avenue; the Don Nicolás wastewater pumping station, the most significant of the last 16 years in Santiago; the Villas del Norte collector, first stage, and four siphons that were rehabilitated, works that will dignify the life of the inhabitants of Santiago and the region.
The water treatment institution delivered four of these works contemplated in the agreement of the Presidency of the Republic-Compromiso Santiago, which will have a direct impact on the sanitation of the Yaque del Norte river.
Noriega I water treatment plant to be delivered in January
In his speech, the President recalled that in January of next year the Noriega I water treatment plant will be delivered, a water source that will allow the elimination of the water deficit in Santiago, which means a great step forward in terms of water.
“I want to say that, in terms of management, Coraasan has traditionally been one of the water and sewage institutions that has had better management, with a higher income in terms of water payments”, highlighted the president in his words.
Other wastewater solutions delivered
The general director of Coraasan, Andrés Burgos, informed that the institution also delivered wastewater solutions in the communities Francisco del Rosario Sánchez, Alma Rosa, in Cienfuegos; Don José in La Barranquita stage I and II; residential Don Francisco, in Tamboril; Mamá Tingó, in Zamarrilla; urbanization El Portal; El Embrujo III, among other sectors, for an amount exceeding 86.5 million pesos.
“We have impacted dozens of communities with works contemplated in the Institutional Strategic Plan, which will contribute to the sanitation of the province and the quality of life of the inhabitants,” said Burgos.
The head of Coraasan said that they have spared no effort to properly manage wastewater, for which reason, the institution acquired three Vactor trucks for sewer cleaning, at a cost of 131 million pesos.
The president of the Association for the Development Inc. (APEDI), Juan Mera, representing Compromiso Santiago, praised the investments made by the Government in Santiago, which he assured have a high return.
Announcement of new collector works
During the ceremony, the beginning of the construction works of the collectors of Padre Las Casas, Gregorio Luperón Avenue and Juan Pablo Duarte-Calle Maimón was announced, an investment of more than 322 million pesos.
Works in execution
In addition, the works currently under execution were announced, which exceed 220 million pesos, including the collector of Sergio Hernández Street on the corner of 30 Caballeros, in Cienfuegos; the second stage of the collector of Villas del Norte and the sewage pumping stations of Villa Magisterial and Emporium Dorado.
The president was accompanied by the president of the Board of Directors of Coraasan, Conrado Asencio; the general director of Proindustria, Ulises Rodriguez; the general manager of Edenorte, Andrés Cueto and the mayor of Puñal, Dr. Enrique Romero, and legislators of the province.