BNamericas provides a roundup of the most important Water & Waste news in Latin America.
The national government and Antofagasta's regional council will invest US$21mn in reconstruction works in Loa province.
Aguas del Altiplano and Aguas Antofagasta are expanding desalination plants as well as building new facilities.
Plans to sell a 125ha military site near affluent neighborhoods and turn it into a residential and commercial development emerged at the end of former president Enrique Peña Nieto's term.
While the US$500mn project is advancing in securing clients in the mining sector, the poor state of water networks at local municipalities could difficult hinder efforts to serve domestic users.
State-owned electricity utility CFE met with with legislators to discuss rates for public water suppliers, resulting in a proposal being sent to energy regulator CRE.
A senator introduced a bill to have a percentage of lottery revenues allocated to the special sanitation and infrastructure fund.