World Bank Bolsters Water and Sanitation Services in Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic may access a USD27.5 million loan from the

to enhance potable water supply and sanitation services in the nation's tourist destination, Puerto Plata. "This project will allow more poor families in these tourist areas to have access to quality potable water, while the wastewater treatment and disposal services are carried out in an environmentally adequate manner, avoiding water contamination," said World Bank Country Manager for the Dominican Republic Roby Senderowitsch. The initiative will also help the government draft a policy framework and national strategy for the water sector.

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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.