Preventive paralysis of the Aguas Cordillera plant due to pollution on the Mapocho River – National



© Agency One Preventive paralysis of the Aguas Cordillera plant due to contamination on the Mapocho River

This situation will affect the commune sector of Las Condes, Vitacura and Lo Barnechea, where emergency supply cuts will start from 16:00 today. Tvn


Subsidiary of the Aguas group, Cordillera waters, was told this Tuesday afternoon that it crippled work at the factory in the production of drinking water supplied with Mapocho River, because of detection of "foreign substances and origin not determined in river water".

Because of this situation, the company reported that it would carry out emergency cuts in several commune sectors Las Condes, Vitacura and Lo Barnechea for Aguas Cordillera customers starting at 16:00 today.

The company highlights that "water available on the network is not affected by this event and is truly safe for human consumption".

As a recommendation, the company calls to collect 15 liters of water per person to meet basic needs for those on the limit available at

Finally, Aguas Cordillera added that he reported the situation "to the authorities and reported the incident to the Police Investigation to help identify those responsible."



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