| The evacuation system in this district of Lorquí will be completed in August and the network will reach 3.4 kilometers | Between 2019 and so far in 2020, 5.4 million euros have been invested in sanitation and 14.6 kilometers of pipes have been placed The Minister for Water, Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and the Environment, Antonio Luengo, visited today the district of La Anchosa, in Lorquí, to check the progress of the works that his department is carrying out to build a general water collector residual, with an investment of about 400,000 euros. Luengo explained that the district lacks a wastewater evacuation system and the objective is "to provide La Anchosa with a network of collectors, from which its inhabitants and the different hotel and restaurant establishments located, mainly in the margin of the autonomous highway RM-554 (from the A-30 highway, Albacete-Murcia to Archena) ". The Minister stressed that so far this year, and despite the paralysis forced by the state of alarm, 1.3 million euros have been carried out for the time being in this type of sanitation works, to which must be added, considering recent data, the 4.1 million euros in 2019, which represents, between both annuities, 14.6 kilometers of pipes.
"A highly productive investment for what it represents from the point of view of the environment and the quality of life of the people who benefit directly from it." The works consist of the execution of a main gravity sanitation collector, with a PVC pipe 400 mm in diameter and a length of around 1.8 km., And the construction of a network of secondary branches, using a PVC pipe of 315 mm diameter.
The total length of the collectors, including the main and secondary branches, is around 3.4 km.
In addition, it is necessary to execute a drive under the autonomous highway RM-554 to give continuity to the projected network. The action, whose completion is scheduled for mid-August, is completed with the replacement of pavements and other affected infrastructure and services.