Sedapal, Peru's largest water utility, is running behind on project execution even as the country's president pledged to accelerate public spending to extend water services to 100% of the population.
The plant will produce up to 1,000l/s for three municipalities in the drought-stricken Valparaíso region.
The Mexican miner is advancing consultations with indigenous communities relating to a planned water reservoir at the silver-gold operation, but the process is taking longer than expected.
BNamericas spoke with Adrián Gibert, director of business development at Suez Advanced Solutions for Mexico, to learn about what the company offers the country's water operators.
After alumina refinery Hydro Alunorte's solid waste deposit overflowed in February, the water supply of Barcarena in Brazil's Pará state was contaminated.
The finding follows a seven-year study, which tested sites between the villages of La Primavera and La Union in the municipality of Acacías, Colombian state-run oil company Ecopetrol said in a statement.
At the same time, the government and French development agency AFD signed a US$230mn loan contract to support climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts.