Puerto Vallarta News

14.5 Million MXN Invested to Clean Puerto Vallarta Ameca River

With the investment of 14.5 million pesos, the checkered flag was given to start the work, a collected effort between CONAGUA, State, and City officials.


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The director of sanitation, Juan Gabriel Avalos Lemus, explained that the new construction will address an old problem with the pollution of the Ameca River.

The Ameca River is 230 km in length, it rises in the Bosque de la Primavera in Jalisco, 23 km to the west of state capital Guadalajara; flows through the city of Ameca; and then forms the boundary between Jalisco and Nayarit on its way to the Pacific Ocean, where it drains into the Bahía de Banderas near Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. Its main tributaries are the Ahuacatlán and Amatlán de Cañas.