Argentina province opens expanded wastewater treatment plant

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Argentina's Neuquén province opened the expanded Tronador wastewater treatment plant, a project that demanded an investment of 247mn pesos (US$16mn).

A joint venture made up of Codam, RIVA and Enrique Sanandrés Rivas were in charge of the construction.

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The plant is now expected to benefit 360,000 inhabitants in the province, which is located in the south of the country.

The initiative entailed the addition of five new modules, a filtering chamber, four new submergible pumps and the renovation of equipment, among other works. The plant now has 12 operating modules in total.

Neuquén governor Omar Gutiérrez said the province and the federal government are planning the addition of two more modules, which would benefit 180,000 inhabitants.