Southern Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state water utility Corsan has started preparing an executive project to build a sewerage system for the town of Cerro Grande do Sul, a company spokesperson told BNamericas.
"The project will be presented to the local government in a few months' time," the spokesperson said.
The plan falls under the utility's new 25-year concession contract with Cerro Grande do Sul, signed at the end of November. The company's previous contract, signed in 1988, did not include sewerage services.
Cerro Grande do Sul currently has 100% potable water supply coverage in its urban areas and no sewerage service.
In related news, Corsan has been allocated 235mn reais (US$132mn) in federal government funding under phase II of the government's PAC growth acceleration program. Funds have been allocated to 11 municipalities.