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Expanding the Paluguillo Drinking Water Plant

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Expanding the Paluguillo Drinking Water Plant

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Area: 5888268 km2
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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: Ecuador
Regions: Esmeraldas
Project SDGs:
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Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
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Leaving No One Behind
Progress to Date: NA Gallons of water saved
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Desired Partner: Other
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 01, 2015  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.aguaquito.gob.ec/?page_id=1311
Contextual Condition(s): PHYSICAL: Insufficient municipal water supply
Additional Benefits: Basin stakeholder mapping
Beneficiaries: Other
Planning & Implementation Time: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: corporate
Project Challenges: Other
Project Source: CEO Water Mandate
Profile Completion: 90%

Project Overview

This project consists of expanding the Paluguillo plant from 600 l/s to 1,600 l/s in two 500 l/s modules. This plant expansion will allow for current and future demand for drinking water to be met until the year 2050 of the Northeast areas of the City of Quito, Tumbaco, and Cumbayá.

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Basin and/or Contextual Conditions: PHYSICAL: Insufficient municipal water supply
Project Benefits: Basin stakeholder mapping
Indirect or Direct Beneficiaries: Other
Months & Implementing: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: Corporate funding
Challenges: Other

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EPMAPS is the municipal unit in charge of water management in the metropolitan district o Quito, from the capture in the sources to the management of urban wastewater through the process of conduction, purification, distribution, and collection of wastewater. Learn More

Leonardo Rodriguez
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