THE Balearic Islands regional government has approved an €8 million budget for a project to extend Alcudia’s water treatment plant and the Bellevue pumping station.
The payment for these works will be made in ten installments taking until 2024, according to the regional government’s spokesperson Nuria Riera.
The government has allocated €1.383.160 for this year, €2.753.815 for next year, €733.815 for 2017 and seven annual payments of 457.311 until 2024.
Alcudia’s council will be in charge of putting out to tender and awarding the contracts which, according to representatives, will mean a great improvement on the wastewater treatment system of the area and will solve the problems of bad smalls and discharges which currently occur.
The capacity of the water treatment plant is expected to increase to 21,650 cubic metres per day, which will cover the needs of about 100,000 inhabitants.