Panama to Boost Water, Sanitation Services with World Bank Aid

The World Bank has approved a USD40 million loan to improve the quality, coverage and efficiency of water supply and sanitation services in the lower-income neighborhoods of the Panama metropolitan region.

The project seeks to boost water supply for 100,000 people and sanitation services for 60,000. It also seeks to enhance the efficiency of the National Water and Sewer Agency. Communities in the areas east of the Panama Canal will benefit from the project.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.