The Santa María dam presents an advance of 80 percent


The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has commented that he wants to inaugurate it before concluding his term

Rosario, Sin.- The construction of the Santa María dam, in the municipality of Rosario, already registers an advance of 80 percent of its construction, as reported by the National Water Commission (CONAGUA) through a statement through social networks.

The hydraulic work is being built in the Rosarense mountains, which will be supplied by the Baluarte riverbed, It will distribute water to the municipalities of Rosario and Escuinapa.

In the statement, the CONAGUA specifies that the total physical progress that until the last day of January presents the work at 80 percent, detailing the works that are currently in process.

In the curtain, the placement of materials continues, of which there is an accumulated of 4 million 400 thousand cubic meters of a total of 7 million 750 thousand 750 cubic meters; In addition to the placement of concrete in the pinito, using the sliding steel on the face of the water curtain upwards, progress is being made in the fitting out and placement of reinforcing steel and concrete.

For the construction of the different panels of the molded wall in the riverbed area, the excavation works and placement of reference steel and concrete pouring continue.

In the spillway, one of the discharge channel, the placement of the drainage pipe is being carried out, as well as the casting of floor tiles, anchoring on slopes, as well as the loading and removal of materials resulting from the excavation.

In the gravity walls of both banks, concrete and reinforcement steel is placed. The installation of the traveling crane was completed, and its functional tests were successfully carried out.

The mechanical equipment of tunnel three will consist of two piping systems; the first for the bottom drainage of 104 meters in length, which is 95 percent complete with its placement and the second for the 300-meter intake work with an advance of 136 meters.

This work has generated a little more than 4,400 jobs that have benefited the population of the southern zone of Sinaloa.

In the recent visits that AMLO has made, he has repetitive in mentioning that this work is planned to be delivered no later than December of this year, prior to the conclusion of his term.

Source: El Sol de Mazataln