BNamericas provides a roundup of the most important Water & Waste news in Latin America.
The country's water infrastructure last month suffered damage from two major earthquakes and three tropical storms.
The goal is to reduce the electricity bill of Brazil's largest water utility.
Suez's deal to acquire the waterworks arm of General Electric was successfully closed this week.
After the El Niño phenomenon caused hundreds of deaths and billions of dollars in damage across the region this year, the Ecuadorian capital is taking no chances and is investing in infrastructure aimed at preventing further flooding and landslides.
Sabesp is seeking authorization to raise tariffs in a two-stage process with the first hike planned for this year.
The prosecutors now allege that the company paid US$1.4mn in bribe to secure the contract for the Ruta del Sol Section 2 road concession, while five individuals will be charged in relation to a 2009 wastewater contract.