Sanitation and drinking water

Industrial liquid effluent treatment plant curtidor Lanús


A work designed to further the sustainable development of the Matanza-Riachuelo Basin

32.895 m3


11.253 m3


15.638 m2



Provision and Installation of the Industrial Liquid Effluent Treatment Plant (Planta de Tratamiento de Efluentes Líquidos Industriales – PTELI) at the LANÚS INDUSTRIAL TANNERY PARK – Operation Supervision.

Financing International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Loan Agreement “BIRF 7706-AR Sustainable Development of the Matanza-Riachuelo Basin”


Matanza-Riachuelo Basin Authority (Autoridad Cuenca Matanza Riachuelo – ACUMAR)


The Industrial Liquid Effluent Treatment Plant (PTELI) will treat the waste from the tanneries in the Lanús Industrial Tannery Park (Parque Industrial Curtidor – PIC). 


The work is part of the Sustainable Development Project for the Matanza-Riachuelo Basin and its objective is to filter and purify the residual liquids produced by the leather and related industry sector, mostly by the establishments set to operate in the Park as well as others installed in the vicinity. The treatment plant will clean and purify between 8,000 to 12,000 m3 of industrial liquids per day, the result of the processes used to tan some 12,000 hides, and will have cutting-edge technology.


The contract includes preparing the executive project as well as carrying out detail and process engineering, execution of civil works, supply and installation of all electromechanical and electrical equipment, instruments and the automation mechanisms for the treatment process, as well as plant commissioning and the provision of technical support and advice to ACUMAR during the operational stage for a one-year period.



Dimensions of work
Soil movement: 32,895 m3
Concrete: 11,253 m3
Cladding: 15,638 m2
Buildings: 1,673 m2

Excavation Piles: 8843 ml