The Inter-American Bank lent a record amount to the country's public sector, with proceeds used to finance water, rail and road projects.
Peru's biggest state water utility Sedapal advanced with repairs on flood-damaged infrastructure, while the first three tax swaps for water infrastructure projects totaled 44mn soles in investment in 2017.
As Brazil's summer is about to begin, the state-run utility seeks to alleviate the usually sharp rise in urban water consumption.
The telco's R&D unit is supporting a project that involves developing and operating an intelligent solution for boosting agricultural production with more efficient use of water-using sensors.
Brazil's government will contribute additional investments of 48.5mn reais to such projects.
BNamericas takes a look at the main water investments the country has lined up for next year, in which projects backed by international loans and public-private-partnerships take center stage.