The Minister of Agriculture and Water, Antonio Cerdá, and the mayor of Fortuna, Catalina Herrero, presented today the works that complete the full cycle of sanitation in northern, eastern belt and south of town, with district collectors The Castillejo and south of the town collector.
The collector Castillejo now completed closes the sewage of the north and is part of a set of actions taken linking the districts of Los Baños, The Kalendas and other scattered areas of the municipality with the general collector Fortuna, who will lead the water to the treatment plant for treatment.
Cerda said that this work "means the consolidation of sanitation of the area between the village of Los Baños and Fortuna" and, as he explained, "eliminates large number of discharges subtracted quality residences and affect their environment."
This collector, 874 meters long, has an investment of 228,800 euros, and is funded 80 percent by the Cohesion Fund of the European Union.
On the other hand, southern collector Fortuna, which will be located between the road Archena and Murcia allowed to complete the works South Belt municipality and download the town of excess flow driven by urban expansion.
This action, more than a mile in length, has an investment of 727,000 euros, financed by European funds by 80 percent.
The Minister of Agriculture and Water stressed that "these actions, makes clear the state of sanitation and purification achieved in Fortuna, and efficient recovery of water for irrigation is done in the area."
These actions are part of the objective of the General Plan of cleansing and purifying of the Region of Murcia, which has allowed 99 percent of the population is connected to a treatment plant.
"We ensure that not a drop of wastewater longer be purified for reuse and further use," said the owner of Agriculture and Water.