Seduma confirms US$8.6mn Mante water, landfill projects

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Mexico's Tamaulipas state urban development and environment department Seduma has confirmed plans to build a landfill and potable water pipeline in southern Mante city in the short to medium term.

The landfill will need US$1mn for machinery alone, while the pipeline is budgeted at around 100mn pesos (US$8.57mn), local daily Conexión Total reported.

The entity expects to acquire the necessary machinery, including four garbage trucks, to begin work on the landfill in less than a month. The landfill will be operated by Mante municipality.

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As for the pipeline, Seduma expects the project to be approved by national water authority Conagua this year. The pipeline will channel water from the Comapa treatment plant to supply Mante.