Zofemat removes more than 142 tons of sargassum from Cozumel's eastern shores

08/03/2021

With the objective of keeping the coasts of the island free of organic and solid waste, the government headed by the Municipal President, Pedro Joaquín Delbouis, through the Federal Maritime Terrestrial Zone (Zofemat), carries out cleanup work on the beaches on the eastern side of the island.

On this subject, the Director of Zofemat, Ricardo Lizama Escalante, informed that as part of its permanent program "Strengthening in cleaning, maintenance, conservation and attention to sargassum", during the month of February more than 142 tons of sargassum were removed, as well as 3,800 kilos of solid waste.

Likewise, Lizama Escalante, pointed out that these works were carried out in the main public beaches, such as Punta Morena, Mirador Chumul, Chen Río, San Martín and Playa Bonita.

"The cleaning works are carried out with the purpose of guaranteeing citizens and visitors a healthy and clean ecosystem, which is a mandate of the Municipal President," said the Director of Zofemat.

To conclude, Ricardo Lizama, made a call for people who come to enjoy the beaches, to follow the sanitary protocols in force by Covid-19, place their garbage in the containers located at the viewpoints of Chumul, Chen Rio, and San Martin, as well as in the parking spaces.

By Mexicanist, Source: Cozumel City Hall