BNamericas provides a roundup of the most important Water & Waste news in Latin America.
The lawsuit was filed by the local water utility in Naucalpan, a municipality in Mexico state on the western edge of Mexico City.
BNamericas spoke with The Nature Conservancy to learn more about water funds, a model the NGO has perfected to involve different stakeholders in the development of solutions for water protection.
A federal judge ordered public sector lender Caixa to release a loan installment that will allow state water utility Cedae to continue with its water supply expansion works.
The European Union is expected to award a 3.5mn-euro (US$4mn) grant to support the Central American country's sustainable development efforts.
The state water utility was planning to outsource its fleet of vehicles.
The estimated budget for the works is US$19mn and they entail installing major wastewater collectors and pumping stations for two municipalities, as well as a wastewater treatment plant that will provide tertiary treatment.
The facility will serve residents of one of Mexico's poorest regions.
The Brazilian development bank will acquire Cedae to prepare it for privatization, according to a report.