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PROJECT SUMMARY

Sanitation and river remediation

The project, Sanitation and river remediation, aims to rehabilitate the Sabinal River which is misused as the city’s sewage system.

The water quality will be improved through a cascade of primary filter systems before entering urban wetlands. A green pedestrian corridor along the riverbank will reconnect city residents with the waterway, raising ecological awareness.

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Acknowledgement prize for water remediation project in Mexico
 
“A rarely applied attempt to incorporate the population and modify awareness” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2008 for Latin America
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Project Details
Location
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico
Authors
Eduardo Cruz
MAIN AUTHOR
Eduardo Cruz
LHB Arquitectura, Mexico
Ricardo Muñoz
FURTHER AUTHORS
Ricardo Muñoz
LHB Arquitectura, Mexico
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2008
Latin America