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The project is expected to be completed by 2019, according to Francisco Vega, governor of the Mexican state.
Brazil's richest and most populous state needs to invest heavily in the next 20 years to guarantee services for all, according to an NGO.
BNamericas sat down with Ecolab Latinoamérica Sur's CEO Melvin Schlesinger to talk about the company's efforts to help its customers improve water and energy efficiency at a time when regulations are tightening and public opinion is pushing firms to reduce consumption.
The country is lining up water and sewerage treatment plants in both the central Andes and eastern lowlands as drought beckons.
A total of 24 localities will benefit from the construction of potable water systems which will be supplied by the new dam.
The bonds will be subscribed to by BNDES