Mission: guaranteeing a continuous water supply for the inhabitants of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
More than 3 million inhabitants of the city of Guayaquil, i.e. approx. 28% of the national population, get their drinking water in 28 municipalities from the Daule River, via the La Toma treatment plant.
The La Toma operating system is based on 3 treatment plants (Planta Nueva, Planta Lurgi and Planta Convencional) which treat water pumped from the river.
The Neptuno project
Currently two Ø1,800 pumping lines serve the Planta Nueva, which can handle a flow rate of up to 10m3/s. Above this rate, the pumps stop. This… +
A closer look at Ecuador and the city of Guayaquil where our leak repair teams are hard at work despite the current full lockdown and curfew…
With more than 500 cases of coronavirus in the country, the Ecuadorian government declared a nationwide state of emergency on 16 March, imposing a full lockdown, travel restrictions and a strict curfew between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Shock information campaigns were also organised to raise public awareness.
Interagua (Veolia), which is tasked with guaranteeing the city of Guayaquil’s continuous drinking water supply, required SADE to be more operational than ever on its 2… +
A mobile tanker-based drinking water supply centre in a disadvantaged area.
In Guayaquil, the Monte Sinai district is home to poor people from all over the country. It has no water supply or wastewater treatment network.
To distribute drinking water, Interagua is launching a so-called “social” project to create a mobile tanker-based drinking water supply centre.
SADE Ecuador will design and build the distribution site, a sort of service station featuring 3 supply points: roads and utilities for trucks, offices, fencing, service pipe connections and a supply pipeline (Ø400mm), etc.
Launch of the project by Frédéric CERTAIN, Veolia Ecuador General… +