Aqueduct II

Ayesa was responsible for providing external supervisory services for the drafting of the final design, construction, testing and starting the necessary work for the construction and commissioning of the Aqueduct II system, the purpose of which was to supply drinking water to the city of Querétaro and its suburbs.

The project involved the following: 24 km of conveyance pipelines with a nominal capacity of 1.5 m3/s, a water treatment plant with a nominal capacity of 1.8 m3/s, 100 km of gravity pipelines through to the city of Querétaro, storage work and all necessary additional work.

The features of this project which were particularly noteworthy included:

  • A diversion dam on the Moctezuma River, measuring 12.30 m high and 78 m long.
  • A catchment pumping system with 80 mWc vertical pumps (3+1) and two pumping stations (3+1) with a capacity of 2.25 m3/s and 572 mWc. Total pump head: 1050 mWc.
  • Spirally welded 1,200 mm steel conveyance pipelines, spanning 24 km in length.
  • El Doctor drilled tunnel, measuring 2,854 metres in length and with a 6x5 m arched section.

Current challenges and Ayesa’s solutions

Ensuring water management is sustainable and able to deliver enough water of adequate quality requires a multidisciplinary approach combining aspects such as hydrology, river hydraulics, quality and the environment. To do this, we use technology, innovation and software for simulating fluids and processes. In the hands of our experts, who cover all the fields involved in this area and seamlessly pool together their knowledge, these tools ensure we offer our clients services synonymous with excellence.

The trust our clients place in us is further strengthened by our outstanding track record as a technology-driven engineering company. We are constantly one step ahead and at the forefront of hydraulic engineering, something we achieve by using innovative techniques and having the very best people in the field. Our professionals are able to easily grasp and meet the unique needs of each project. Our solutions place the uppermost importance on respect for the environment and always have a social purpose, something we believe all engineering projects should achieve.

Our expertise and technology

We bring our experience, expertise and technology to the entire water management cycle, from water planning through to operations and maintenance for all kinds of infrastructure.
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Our teams are highly specialised in all areas of hydraulic and environmental engineering.They confidently take on new challenges, such as mitigating the effects of climate change and ensuring the sustainability of infrastructure.
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At Ayesa, we go to great lengths to offer the very best service. That’s why, over the past decade, we have worked hard to become a leading global pioneer in the development of infrastructure using BIM methodology in accordance with ISO 19650. This also allows us to include other emerging technologies in our designs, such as drones, artificial intelligence and big data.
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Sustainability is particularly important and a key part of our designs, our aim here being to minimise environmental impact and maximise energy efficiency. We also include life cycle analysis methodologies as well as environmental impact assessment and certification in our designs.

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