This will affect the supply in a large part of the city starting at 8:00 a.m.
MAZATLAN. – Don’t be caught off guard! This Wednesday, the works of the Los Horcones water treatment plant will stop, due to a large leak of drinking water, which represents the loss of 120 liters per second.
This leak was detected at the outlet of the Los Horcones Water Treatment Plant and for its repair, JUMAPAM must stop production; This will affect the supply in a large part of the city on Wednesday, March 1, starting at 8:00 a.m.
The mega-leak is in the 36-inch diameter pipe, which is one of the three conduction lines that come out of the Los Horcones Water Treatment Plant and supply the city with 1,850 liters per second.
It is expected that only the Miravalles Water Treatment Plant will be working for 8 hours, with a production of 500 liters per second, that is, the city will be receiving just under 30 percent of the water it normally receives.
The stoppage of operations of the Water Treatment Plant will also be used to change two motors, a preventive maintenance job that also implies stopping production, so that there will be a double benefit.
It is also important to know that once the leak is repaired, the city will again receive 1,850 liters per second of water from Los Horcones, since currently, due to the leak, it is at 1,730 liters of drinking water per second.
Recommendations for lack of water
The call of the Municipal Board of Drinking Water and Sewerage of Mazatlán to the Mazatlan population is to take precautions to avoid suffering as little as possible the supply cut, store water if you do not have a cistern or water tank and don’t use of excess water, since it is estimated that the works will last 8 hours and once completed, the operation of the water treatment plant will resume.
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