Authorities to investigate ESSBIO after one of its water mains burst in the city of Concepción, causing supply disruptions and damaging public and private property.
Cabinet says finance ministry can sign loan which will be used to help fund a major sanitation program.
Government may issue bonds to raise funds for state water company Sedapal as part of a push to provide universal water and sewerage services by 2021.
Other initiatives worth US$384mn in total are due to be finished this year, official says.
Andrés Cardona, partner and board member of the firm ACC Ingeniería, is alleged to have passed bribes from an Odebrecht consortium to officials in 2009 in order to obtain a US$42mn contract under the plan to clean up the Bogotá river.
National water utility AyA has implemented various projects and initiatives in different areas of the country in order to address the water scarcity that is expected to affect Costa Rica during the forthcoming dry season.
San Juan inks deal with Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development as authorities prepare to start construction of the US$200mn project around the middle of the year following a tendering process.