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Cementos Argos contributes to Santa Rosa de Viterbo community

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Cementos Argos, the cement company of Grupo Argos, has delivered a new water treatment plant, as part of a partnership with the Mayor of Santa Rosa de Viterbo and the Community Action Board of the village of Puerta de Cuche. The company has stated that this is part of its commitment to transforming the quality of life of its neighbouring communities in favour of the construction of close and harmonious relations.

With construction taking place over four months and with an investment cost of COP92 million made by Argos, the new plant is expected to benefit more than 65 families. The municipality put the land and network system in service.

Part of the money contributed was also allocated to the conception and development of environmental education workshops. This was with the objective of empowering communities in the efficient use of resources.

“We are very happy to be able to deliver this new water treatment plant to the community today,” said Claudia Ochoa, Sustainability Manager of the Colombia Region of Argos. “At Argos, we are convinced that it will significantly improve the quality of life of its inhabitants. With initiatives like this, we contribute to local development and help make the dreams of more than two generations of being able to consume water of optimal quality.”

“A thousand thanks to Argos for this new rural aqueduct,” said Fabian Ricardo García Camargo, Mayor of Santa Rosa de Viterbo. “People will enjoy it and will enjoy very good health thanks to the purification of this water resource.”

“This is the culmination of a dream, of a team effort, of an effort made by the Community Action Board, the City Hall, and Cementos Argos,” said Alexander Morales, President of the Community Action Board. “It feels a pride to have the satisfaction of having fulfilled and to have the water that we had always dreamed of.”

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