Urban Waters in the Marquense Valley

The objective of this project is the protection, integrated and sustainable management of water in the urban centres of the municipalities of San Pedro Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, San Antonio Sacatepéquez, San Cristóbal Cucho and Esquipulas Palo Gordo in the department of San Marcos, Guatemala.

Implementation period

36 months

EU grant amount


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Contribute to ensuring that women, men, girls, boys and future generations in the urban centres of San Pedro, San Marcos, San Antonio, San Cristóbal and Esquipulas Palo Gordo have sufficient, healthy, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for their personal and domestic use; in a financially, institutionally and environmentally sustainable manner.



The project benefits the entire urban population of San Marcos, San Pedro, San Antonio, Esquipulas Palo Gordo and San Cristóbal: a total of 56,640 men and 61,360 women. 80% are of indigenous descent.

Map- Project intervention areas

"This project will not only improve and increase the quantity and quality of water, it will also work on integrated water management, reforestation and water conservation in the five municipalities of the Marqués Valley.”

Willy Juárez, mayor of San Marcos.

Expected results

Lead implementer

San Pedro Sacatepéquez



Lead implementer

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