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This project was Certified on November 09, 1996


Solid Waste Management


Agua Prieta, Sonora, MEX

Benefited Population

60,236 people

Projected Cost

$1,910,000.00 USD

Technical Assistance

$69,049.00USD from TA Fund


Ayuntamiento de Agua Prieta



The proposed sanitary landfill project for Agua Prieta, Son. Will provide municipal solid waste collection and disposal services for the Agua Prieta community of 56,000 people. It is estimated that presently about 80 tons/day of solid waste is generated from domestic, commercial, and other sources. The maquiladora industry generates about 6 tons/day. The current open-air dump has a remaining useful lifetime of only 18-24 months

    Certification Document