Sewage plant project still going according to schedule

The technical proposals for the sewage plant project have been opened and will now be studied in minute detail in preparation for the next stage of proceedings, the opening of the financial bids on September 13th.

14 bids for Nerja water treatment plant project

The deadline for bids for the water treatment plant contract was June 21st and there are a total of 14 bids involving 35 companies, several opting to bid as a temporary consortium (UTE).

Doubts cast over suitability of sewage plant site

According to the Spanish newspaper SUR, engineers and technicians working for several of the companies preparing bids for the proposed sewage plant have expressed doubts that the project can be carried out for the agreed budget amount due to the topography of the chosen location, Fuente del Baden.

EQUO march

EQUO, the Nerja Green Party, is holding a second rally and march to protest the continued lack of a sewage facility in Nerja. The march starts at 12:00 on Sunday April 15th and the meeting place is the roundabout by the Narixa college.

Sewage plant details published in the BOE

Details of the tender process for the proposed sewage plant have now also been published in the Official State Gazette (Boletín Oficial del Estado).

Mayor announces tender process for the sewage plant

The Mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo, has announced that the project for the construction of a sewage plant is being put out to tender, the contract being worth €40,581,298.26 plus IVA and with a completion date of 2015.

Second sewage plant meeting

Contrary to announcements made in October 2011 by the Ministry of Environment that there was no funding available for the Nerja sewage plant project due to the financial crisis, the Ministry now says that funding is available and that it is only pending ‘administrative proceedings’ which are preventing the project from being put out to tender.

PSOE now demanding action on sewage plant

The PSOE spokesman in Nerja, Luis Peña intends to propose a motion at the next plenary session of the Council (doomed to failure) asking the Central Government to arrange an ‘extraordinary credit’ to enable the tendering process for the sewage plant to begin.