Mazatlan’s jumapam will close Siqueros floodgates as a preventive measure against Hurricane ‘Pamela’

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Núñez Gutiérrez explained that they maintain communication with the National Water Commission, notifying the proximity of the phenomenon and specifying the measures that the paramunicipal will take

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- With the intention of preventing a disaster such as the one that occurred with Tropical Storm ‘Nora’, Jumapam already has an action plan and thus again avoids saturation in the channels that feed the water treatment plants, reported the General Manager of the paramunicipal, Luis Gerardo Núñez Gutiérrez.

The head of the Municipal Board of Drinking Water and Sewerage of Mazatlán recognized that the meteorological phenomenon ‘Pamela’, with the potential to be a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, is different from Tropical Storm ‘Nora’, which is why they decided As an emergent plan, close the gates of the Siqueros plant and thus avoid an overload of water in the canals.

Terminan reparaciones en del canal de riego de la presa derivadora en  Mazatlán. - Viva La Noticia

“It is a meteor a little different from the other, it seems that this one is coming a little faster, that was a storm (Nora) and this one seems to be a category (…) Today in the morning we woke up with a meeting prior to what it comes to prevent ”, he pointed out.

“Last time the issue ‘Nora’ caught us unexpectedly, in this case, we are going to close floodgates in Siqueros and we are going to open all the vents so that there is no accumulation of water in the canal and to be able to protect it a little”, explained Núñez Gutiérrez.

The official explained that they maintain communication with the National Water Commission, notifying the proximity of the phenomenon and specifying the measures that the para-municipal will take.

“I already warned Conagua; ‘we know a cat 3 hurricane is on its way, you have to be very alert’. In the sumps of what are drains and the golden zone, we are already preparing with everything, we already know what are the syndications that they should know, likewise we mention those in rural areas, which are the ones that can also hit a lot and now enlisting in the issue that we have exactly the time of the meteor, because to be able to protect the equipment, which is what costs the most ”, he revealed.

Núñez Gutiérrez specified that they will be giving special importance to the Los Horcones treatment plants, as well as Miravalles because they are the plants that provide water to the city.

Source: reaccioninformativa.com

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