Nayarit to tender US$41mn wastewater treatment plant

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Thursday, December 2, 2010

The municipal government of coastal city Bahia de Banderas in Mexico's Nayarit state will launch a tender shortly to build a new wastewater treatment plant.

The tender has been approved by the town council and must now be published in the state's official gazette, according to a release by the municipal government.

The project will cost just over 500mn pesos (US$40.5mn), of which 40% will be provided by national development bank Banobras.

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The plant will have capacity to treat 900l/s, BNamericas reported previously.

Once the new plant is completed, Bahia de Banderas will treat 95% of its wastewater, according to the release.

Nayarit state, located in central western Mexico, currently treats around 60% of its wastewater. Authorities aim to reach 90% coverage by 2011.