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Peru Seeks Private Funding for $19 Billion of Water Works, 17 September 2014


Peru is seeking investors for $19 billion of projects through 2021 to help improve access to potable water and sanitation in the South American country.


The government will auction the rights to build and operate water infrastructure works while opening up state-owned sanitation companies to private capital, according to a website statement by the Housing, Construction and Sanitation Ministry.


About 86 percent of Peru’s 31 million people had access to drinking water in 2013, up from 76 percent in 2012. Public financing alone won’t be sufficient to raise coverage to 100 percent, Housing Minister Milton von Hesse said. Read more....