MANILVA | This morning the Mayor of Manilva, Mario Jiménez, accompanied by the Councillor for Infrastructure and Works, Diego José Jiménez and members of the local government team, inaugurated the new Hacho water reservoir.
Carlos Cañabate and Manuel Cardeña, CEOs of Acosol also appeared before the media to annouce "this regulatory water reservoir with a 10,000 cubic metre capacity will guarantee the future development of Manilva."
Mayor Mario Jiménez stated in his speech that "this is a project of great importance for the future of the municipality and it is an infrastructure that has been made possible with the contribution from residents throuhg their water rates, a contribution that has been paid back today through this valuable facility".
Diego José Jiménez, Councillor for Infrastructure and Works echoed the words of the Mayor, stating that "this new reservoir is paid for by all the residents and I am sure that Hidralia will put it to its best use for the benefit of the municipality."
The new infrastructure that ACOSOL presented to the Council will guarantee the water supply in the municipality for the next 25 years and "is one of the major projects of the current government team for the future development of the area where it is located and of the municipality as a whole."
Thanks to this new facility, the supply capacity will be increased from the main supply pipes of the Western Costa del Sol, allowing a joint and efficient management of the available resources.
The works involved the refurbishment and commissioning of the 10,000 cubic metre tank located in the El Hacho urbanization, which will be integrated into the supply system as a regulating deposit for the supply to the municipality, including in the project, the connection with the Costa reservoir, which supplies Manilva town, and the complementary actions necessary for the integration of this new infrastructure into the municipal supply system.
The capacity in this area will rise from the current 2,300 cubic metres to 12,300 cubic metres. The project, carried out by the Sando company, had a budget of more than 1.7 million euros, financed by Acosol and managed by Hidralia.