Acciona picks up €5m wastewater contract in Nicaragua

Water utility ENACAL has awarded ACCIONA Agua a €5 million contact to construct a wastewater system for the city of La Trinidad...

Content Dam Ww Online Articles 2016 10 Nicaragua

Content Dam Ww Online Articles 2016 10 Nicaragua

LA TRINIDAD, Nicaragua – Water utility ENACAL (Empresa Nicaragüense de Acueducto y Alcantarillado Sanitario) has awarded Spanish firm ACCIONA Agua a €5 million contact to construct a wastewater system for the city of La Trinidad, in northern Nicaragua.

In a joint venture with project company BTD, the work will be carried out over 18 months with the aim to facilitate access to sewerage services to around 9,000 people.

A sanitation network with 17.7 kilometers of piping and the construction of a number of water treatment systems, as well as all the exterior work required, will be provided.

Financed through a Central American Bank for Economic Integration loan, La Trinidad expansion is part of a plan to improve and extend the potable water and sanitation systems of 19 cities throughout the country.

It comes under the Integral Sector Program for Water and Human Sanitation.

ACCIONA Agua has been operating in Nicaragua since 2015, when it was awarded three projects under the above program, including the construction of the sewerage system of Malpaisillo and the improvement and extension of the potable water system of Chichigalpa and Jalapa.

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