The City Council of Mijas will improve sanitation in the population center of Las Lagunas with the installation of a new collector in the sewage network in the surroundings of the water park, an action that has a initial investment of 600,000 euros and an execution period of four months, as announced on Wednesday by the mayor of Infrastructures and Works, José Carlos Martín.

The councilor has detailed that the work will be released in the coming weeks to public competitionwith which it will act in the Carmen Sáez de Tejada and Andalusia avenuesin the lagoon core.

Martin has detailed that the action has an initial investment of 600,000 eurosas well as an execution period of four months, emphasizing that “in the last six years we have worked on the elimination of stormwater problems in this zone of influence of the water park, where in the past it rained and the roundabouts, the houses and the roads were flooded”.

“Once these incidents have been resolved with the creation of separating networks, rainwater frames and collectors with greater capacity In El Juncal and in the surroundings of Miramar Park, we follow our roadmap, this time to contribute to the improvement of the fecal network”, the councilor pointed out.

In this sense, Martín has highlighted that “from the City Council we are working on the part that concerns us to achieve comprehensive sanitation and avoid spills to the river building networks of greater capacity”.

Thus, on Carmen Sáenz de Tejada Avenue and on Andalucía Avenue, a 800 mm diameter collector that will connect from the piling that was built on Río Darro street and the surroundings of the water park to a future storm boxwhich will be carried out in another subsequent action at the height of the diversity roundabout, which will include the sanitation of Las Lagunas.

This ‘tank’, also known as a ‘spillway’, is an infrastructure of this type of hydraulic works that consists of a large capacity tank where the collectors are joined and that, before the heavy rain decreases the chance of flooding in addition to carrying out the ‘pre-purification’ function, avoiding contamination in the rivers.

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