The rupture of a sewage collector contaminated the beaches, for which the Secretary of Health of Jalisco asked not to use the beaches or consume shellfish or raw fish.
Authorities decreed sanitary and environmental warning in the municipality of Puerto Vallarta,
The pipe of the collector system broke last Sunday in the colony Las Mojoneras, near the Port Convention Center.
The Secretary of Health of the State of Jalisco, Fernando Petersen Aranguren, suggested not using the beaches and called for tourists and residents not to consume raw seafood and fish, as it is contaminated.
“If there are bacteria. We do not recommend the use of the beach from a health point of view. The civil authority is the only one that has the capacity to make the decision to close it or not “to the public,” he said.
He informed that according to the Secretariat of Integrated Water Management, there is no black water leakage, but evaporation remains. The recovery and rehabilitation works could be extended for several weeks.
“It was an important quantity that drained over the estuary and has already reached the sea,” said Aranguren.
He admitted that on the eve of the Easter and Easter
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“Work is underway on the construction of specific pieces that will be installed to reinforce the structure of the 48-inch tube,” the agency said.
Petersen Aranguren indicated that through the Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks of the State (
Meanwhile, the mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Arturo
Meanwhile, the Trust for the Protection of Estero El
On the other hand, the secretary of Tourism of the State, Germán
“I’m not minimizing it. The technical information that I have so far from the Ministry of Environment is that corrective actions have been taken on the issue of containment of pollutants, “justified
The beaches are monitored every hour, after the problem so that there is no greater damage.
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