Municipality of the City of Santa Ana
El Salvador

Population: 274830
Area of jurisdiction: 400 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Bus Route Upgrades and Controls
A preliminary study was undertaken in collaboration with the Vice-Minister of Transportation with regard to bus routes and various stations, travel times, rider numbers, etc. A company was hired to analyze bus exhaust pipes. New route implementation is not yet complete, but superfluous traffic has been reduced. Start year 2011
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Santa Ana Sanitary Landfill Phase 2
Phase 2 features a 52,446.93 m2 area with minimum 1 m and maximum 6 m depth and a complete 30 cm clay covering beneath a 1.5 mm high-density polyethylene membrane. It also features a lixiviates network, 660 m of 15”-diameter perforated and number-three gravel covered pipes, and a 2250 m2, 4 m-deep lixiviate pool with 7812 m3 storage capacity. Start year 2012
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Santa Ana Sanitary Landfill Phase 1
Phase 1 of the sanitary landfill occupies 50,021.11 m2, with a maximum depth of 6 m and a minimum of one. The entire area features a 30cm clay layer and is covered with a highdensity 1.5 mm polyethylene membrane. It also features a lixiviates network, 660 m of 15”-diameter perforated and number-three gravel covered pipes, and a 2250 m2, 4 mdeep lixiviate pool with 7812 m3 storage capacity. Start year 2011
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Adaptation actions

Protected Zone Reforestation
The mountains that surround Santa Ana have been declared protected zones but are largely deforested. Land lease for grain cultivation has been prohibited. Start year 2012
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Santa Ana Greenspace Rescue
Most city greenspaces are assembled as compensation for other urban development projects. In general, these areas are handed over without improvements and local government must invest from scratch. Start year 2012
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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