The project will increase the plant's capacity from 10mn to 15mn gallons per day, benefitting more than 90,000 residents.
The Spanish telco and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization had announced in February a partnership to develop digitalization initiatives in Latin America's agriculture sector.
A wastewater treatment plant that opened in June in La Paz in Baja California Sur is not operating at capacity due to incomplete work, according to the mayor.
Among the 2019 plans of Atlántico department are the expansion of a potable water plant, a new wastewater treatment plant and several road interventions.
Lawmaker José Juan Espinosa has introduced a bill to reform the Mexican state's constitution to forbid private participation in the provision of water and sanitation services.
The Ñuble region, which previously stood up as part of the Bio Bío region, plans to focus on paving works and unblocking water reservoirs, and although large scale projects are scarce, local authorities expect a boost in the near future.