The government shows there was a significant increase in sewerage infrastructure investment during the past few years.
The loan will help finance projects included in the Plan Belgrano development program.
São Paulo, Paraíba, Mato Grosso do Sul and the country's capital have joined a federal program that provides financing in the watersheds area.
BNamericas takes a close look at three desalination projects that are set to be built during 2018.
One year after hurricane Otto, most of the tasks laid out in a recovery plan have been completed.
The spill was caused by the collision of two ships.
A local executive director from the Corporate Leaders Group for Climate Change tells BNamericas how Chile can use carbon pricing and other tools to reduce the negative impact from climate change.
The development bank will next year provide US$30mn to construct water cisterns across several states in the country's semiarid region.