Work on the second phase of the Guajimía project in SDO is progressing

The CEO of the Santo Domingo Water and Sewer Company (CAASD)Felipe Suberví (Fellito), underlined the progress of the second phase of the sanitation project of the guajimia valleyduring a construction supervision tour of the first 200 apartments out of a total of 384, to relocate the families living in the surrounding area.

Suberví assured that once the infrastructure is executed by the government through the CAASD, the problem of the overflow of Guajimía will be a thing of the past, while stressing that the important works will have a positive impact on hundreds of families in the municipality . West Santo Domingo.

The official went to the place invited by the Canadian company Helios Group, who carry out the work; the Canadian ambassador, Christine Laberge, of the country which finances the project, as well as the provincial and municipal authorities of the demarcation.

“I would like to acknowledge the unrestricted support of President Luis Abinader in this project, and in all the work that we carry out from the CAASD, as well as each of the companies involved who are working in an orderly and pragmatic way in the cleaning of this tributary which will improve significantly the quality of life of community members,” he said.

Suberví explained that the project is divided into two stages, and that by 2023 they will inaugurate the first with 200 apartments and in the second stage the remaining 184, as well as the total cleaning of the ravine and the construction of a station of purification. residues.

He said that the construction of houses for the same number of families is going at a very good pace, so it is expected that by the third quarter of 2023 they will be ready for inauguration and delivery.

The CAASD director reported that the Canadian government has fully complied with the delivery of funds to complete the project on time.

“The remediated canyon will be delivered on schedule, because our aspiration as government is to change the lives of thousands of families; and you – in reference to the inhabitants of the place – are not the exception”, underlined the person in charge.

In addition, he pointed out that the houses that will be built under the project will be inhabited by residents of Guajimía and that these will be, together with the CAASD, the overseers to defend this right in an equitable manner.

Canada will continue to support these initiatives

For her part, the Canadian Ambassador to the country, Christine Laberge, highlighted the collaboration they received in the development of the work, both from the CAASD and from the neighborhood associations to make Phase II of Guajimía a reality.

Likewise, he expressed that the Canadian government will continue to strengthen working relations and collaboration with the Dominican Republic, always prioritizing the most vulnerable communities.

He said that during his last visit last March, he had shared important points of the project which gave a better understanding of the context of what this work entails for this demarcation.

“On this occasion we met in this social center from where the promoters of the project work, to see with them the progress of the works, and also that the communities can interact and express their concerns in this regard”, underlined the Diplomat.

He reiterated that the Canadian government is in its best position to contribute until the project is completed and thanked the director of CAASD for always being available and providing a quick solution to the problems that arose.

Among the neighborhoods that will improve their environment and living conditions are Buenos Aires de Herrera, La Ureña, El Indio, Los Olivos and Las Caobas


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