The governor Gustavo Melella and representatives of the company Ambiente Sur Ingeniería SRLsigned the contract for the reinforcement of the Maipú sewage collector, which will be carried out under the supervision of the Provincial Directorate of Sanitary Works and Services (DPOSS) in Ushuaia.
The investment will be more than 200 million pesos, financed by the National Entity for Water and Sanitation Works (ENOHSA). The work will improve city sewage system and the beneficiaries will be 75,000 citizens.
The act held at Government House was attended by the Minister of Public Works and Services, Gabriela Castillo; the vice president of the DPOSS, Sebastián Medina, and representatives of the company.
The president of the Sanitary Entity, Cristian Pereyra, indicated that this work “It comes to complement the existing structure that is insufficient today, providing a direct benefit to the community.”
He also explained that this project is part of a works master plan, with works of a different nature, whether it be expansion of the service, improvement of the same or reinforcement of the existing structure.
He also highlighted the financing of the project “which arose thanks to the agreement with ENOHSA, managed by Governor Melella, where the funds are not reimbursable, so that the Province will not have to return them. This agreement covers a total of seven works that represent a total investment of more than $5,000 million pesos”.
Regarding this initiative, He explained that it includes the Centennial Park Collector as ancillary works, which will work as a reinforcement of the existing pluvio-sewer collector on the San Martín street layout, between Gobernador Paz and Guaraní, and the one located on Guaraní street between San Martín and Maipú.
The work also contemplates the redesign and execution of the entrance and the overflow pipe of the October 12 Pumping Station, where the effluents transferred by the aforementioned collectors are directed.