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The utility in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state will invest some US$400mn in the project.
While bids for the construction of a sewage system in Bluefields have already been submitted, national water and sewerage utility Enacal launched another tender to improve potable water services in the country's so-called white villages.
The plan will be funded with a 1.63bn-colon (US$2.7mn) grant from the Green Climate Fund.
The initiative will focus on 11 municipalities in four departments and will focus on water management, renewable energies and resilient infrastructure.
In a lower house committee hearing, Vale CEO Fabio Schvartsman reportedly defended the company's current efforts to deal with the dam collapse that took place in late January.