Ecuador working to generate confidence in PPP model

The Latin American Association of Desalination and Water Reuse (ALADYR) has established contact with different sectors operating in Ecuador in order to obtain an overview of the infrastructure scenario and investment opportunities in the...

BELLO WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT (MEDELLÍN, COLOMBIA)

  Introduction The Bello Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located in the municipality of Bello, where Empresas Públicas de Medellín (Medellín Publicly Owned Enterprises) have lands with a surface area of 45 hectares. The municipalities of...

Waste Treatment Plant in Querétaro (México)

The project entrusted to Bianna Recycling encompassed engineering, manufacture, assembly, commissioning, staff training in operating and maintenance, and plant maintenance. The facility will serve the population of Santiago de Querétaro and will manage around...

Dominican Republic’s first large-scale ELT shredding plant

  Grupo SPR, an international company based in Spain, acts as an integrated partner to offer solutions and equipment for waste treatment and raw materials recovery (secondary fuels, metals recovery, plastics recycling, etc.). In recent years,...

Argentina inaugurates first large-scale SRF Plant

The AMBA (City of Buenos Aires plus 24 municipalities in the surrounding area) has a population of 13 million and generates a total of 16,000 tonnes of waste per day, between Municipal Solid Waste...

Peruvian National Water Authority and UN reinforce skills to reduce drought risks

The National Water Authority (Autoridad Nacional del Agua - ANA) has commenced a training programme for specialists in different state companies for the purpose of improving their skills in order to reduce risks associated...

Latin America reaffirms commitment to integrated urban projects aimed at equal access to water...

Good water management is vital if Latin American cities are to achieve their potential. Apart from affecting the health of the most vulnerable, water scarcity reduces their productivity. For this reason, ensuring universal access...
CIUDADES INTELIGENTES Y RESIDUOS EN AMERICA LATINA

SMART CITIES AND WASTE IN LATIN AMERICA

Although there is no official definition of “Smart City”, many cities in Latin America have been acknowledged for the implementation of technological solutions to tackle common big-city problems. We first take a look at...
Ecuador busca alcanzar una cobertura de agua potable y saneamiento del 95% para 2017

Ecuador seeks to achieve 95% drinking water and sanitation coverage by 2017

Ecuador has the objective of achieving 95% drinking water and sanitation coverage by 2017, in accordance with the targets set out in the National Development Plan. The Promadec I and Promadec II programs have...
Aquarating: un sistema para mejorar servicios de agua y saneamiento

Aquarating: a system for the improvement of water and sanitation services

Jointly developed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the International Water Association (IWA), AquaRating fills a gap in the market by establishing the international standard for assessing water and sanitation services provision. AquaRating...