Population equivalent

It includes climate change adaptation measures

This plant, currently under construction, will be located in Loja, the biggest city in the province of the same name in the south of the country.

It will cover around 10.5 hectares (26 acres) and have a maximum throughput of 1.45 m³/second.


Loja is part of the ‘Huella de Ciudades’ (Cities’ Footprint) project, which brings together a series of Latin American cities aiming to orientate their current development towards a low-carbon model through a project portfolio in key sectors. The project includes mitigation and climate change adaptation measures to reduce the cities’ carbon and water footprints.


  • Location: Loja, Ecuador
  • Type of contract: D&C, O&M
  • Budget: 13.4 million euros
  • Client: Decentralized Autonomous Government – City of Loja
  • Capacity: 87,500 m3/day
  • Population equivalent: 350,000

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