IDB Helps Nicaraguan City Expand Water and Sanitation Service Coverage

The Inter-American Development Bank has approved USD30 million in loan to aid efforts by the Nicaraguan capital to provide safe drinking water to 44,000 people and sewage service to 29,000. The program aims to install 54.6 kilometers of pipelines, 8,342 new metered water connections, 40.4 kilometers of sewerage networks,and 5,459 new sewerage service connections, as well as rehabilitate 50 wells and build 11 more in the city of Managua. 

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    Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.