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New specialized mechanical equipment will reinforce the daily cleaning and conditioning of the municipality's beaches during the high season

‘Avanza en Verde’ has acquired two new tractors and two beach cleaning machines that are already being used to screen sand, collect waste on the beach and clean and remove algae.

The mayor of El Ejido, together with municipal councilors, the president of the Local Board of Almerimar and managers of the cleaning service concessionaire company have today checked the operation of the equipment

Góngora has stressed that “we continue to improve the provision of this important service with the increase in resources, in this case, of a technical nature with the aim of continuing to increase their quality quotas so that residents and visitors have beaches at the height of the tourist destination that represents the municipality "

The urban beaches of El Ejido have for a few days had a new endowment of mechanical equipment destined to reinforce the cleaning and maintenance of the coastline, especially in the current summer season which includes as high season from June 18 to September 12 with all the equipment of the concession company working daily for a correct maintenance of our coastline.

So much so that the concessionaire company of the Urban Solid Waste Collection Service, RSU, Street Cleaning, Beach Cleaning and Clean Point Management, 'Avanza en Verde', has acquired new machinery specialized in sand screening tasks, collection of waste on the beach and cleaning and removal of algae.

The mayor of El Ejido, Francisco Góngora; together with the councilor for Public Works, Services and Maintenance, Alberto González; the mayor of Tourism, Luisa Barranco; the president of the Local Board, Inocencio Gabriel Manzano; and those responsible for ‘Avanza en Verde’, today verified the operation of these new equipment.

In this regard, Góngora has said that “with this new acquisition, we continue to improve the provision of this important service with the increase in means, in this case, of a technical nature with the aim of continuing to increase its quality quotas for residents and visitors have beaches at the height of a municipality like ours ”.

For the local responsible, "our beaches represent a tourist resource of the highest order and that is why we must insist on increasing the resources allocated to the provision of the service" which, it should be remembered, that in addition to manual and mechanical cleaning of the surface of the sand of our beaches also includes the cleaning and emptying of containers, cleaning and disinfection of the showers, as well as the accesses, walkways and promenades of our coastline.

For this reason, as the councilor has well explained, “an effort is being made by the local government to guarantee the cleanliness and proper maintenance of our beaches, high security levels on all beaches, benefits and services in addition to implementing all the actions of prevention, control and surveillance for COVID-19 in order to make El Ejido a safe and quiet destination ”.

Regarding the technical characteristics of the new machines. It should be noted that these are two tractors of the KUBOTA brand model M125GX-IV S of 133 hp with KUBOTA-TENIAS front loader.

The beach cleaning machines that are attached to these new tractors are the following:

-FLOGAZA brand screening machine model V-I and is equipped with a cleaning system by means of a vibrating rotary screen and roller chains with bars. This machine is designed to screen the sand and collect all kinds of waste and algae found in the sand.

-Raking machine of the brand FLOGAZA model GUTERH LEO-C II. The cleaning system used is by means of a conveyor belt with roller chains at the ends with interspersed flexible tines. This machine screens the sand and collects all types of waste, being specially designed for cleaning algae.