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✅ The works of the Nerja treatment plant end after years of delays 🥇

As the website of the Spanish government indicates, the Nerja treatment plant has been successfully completed.

The Nerja WWTP comes into operation

The performance of these works was declared of general interest of the State, it is included in the investment list of the Law of the National Hydrological Plan.

The Nerja treatment plant will serve a population of 34,243 equivalent-inhabitants.

The works are co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund ERDF 2014-2020

The Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO) has finished the works of the WWTP of Nerja (Málaga), a fundamental action to solve the deficiencies and defects that the system of collection and treatment of water discharges presented residuals in the municipality.

The main objective of these works has been to guarantee compliance with both the quality requirements for discharges into the sea according to Directive 91/271 / CE -which regulates the criteria that discharges from wastewater facilities must meet. urban wastewater treatment- as well as current regulations on water and municipal ordinances and the Coastal Law.

The WWTP will serve a population of 34,243 equivalent inhabitants. With its start-up, the improvement in the availability and regulation of the use of this resource is expected, after planning the reuse of treated water in agriculture and recreational-sports uses.

Likewise, the planned works contribute to improving the safety of the area against flooding, through the actions of landscape restoration and revegetation of the Fuente del Badén stream, as well as the slopes. Also thanks to the channeling of the waters of the Barranco de Maro stream in the WWTP plot, with works to disperse the water energy and with the replacement of the rainwater evacuation network in the surrounding streets.

EUROPEAN FUNDS 2014-2020

This action, declared of general interest of the State, is included in the list of investments of the National Hydrological Plan. The works are co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund FEDER 2014-2020 within the Pluriregional Operational Program of Spain (POPE), contributing to the conservation of the environment and cultural heritage.

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