The country’s ministry on water and environment will spend up to USD58 million this year on water and sewage system projects, environment minister Maria Esther Udaeta said, according to BNamericas. The funds will support 160 projects that include the expansion of water and sewage systems and enhancement of potable water plants and reservoirs. The money is a sum of grants and loans from the Andean Development Corp., Japan International Cooperation Agency, German Technical Cooperation, Spain, Canada and Sweden, among other donor countries.

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