Peru

WASTEWATER TREATMENT TO DECONTAMINATE LAKE TITICACA

Client

Operadora Ecológica del Titicaca (OPETI).

Year

2023

Construction budget

EUR 160 million. Public-Private Partnership Financing.

Key facts

Construction and operation of a system comprising 6 wastewater treatment plants.

Improvement of social and sanitation conditions for a population of more than 1 million inhabitants.

Puno plant, the largest of the plants, is located at an altitude of 3,812 m and has an average flow of 400 l/s, with activated sludge treatment for biological nitrogen removal, chemical reduction of phosphorus and final effluent disinfection.

2 sub-lake effluent pipelines for Puno and Juli plants, with a total length of 2,700 m, to discharge treated water into the lake.

4 surface effluent pipelines for Juliaca, Ayaviri, Ilave and Moho plants, with a total length of 6,350 m, to discharge water into the lake basin.

Services

Final design for the Puno Wastewater Treatment Plant. Final design of the 2 sub-lake effluent pipelines for Puno and Juli plants. Final design of the 4 surface effluent pipelines for Juliaca, Ayaviri, Ilave and Moho plants.