Water Diplomat News Logo
Water Diplomat Logo
Water Diplomat News Logo


Search results

Displaying 1 - 10 of 14

  1. 200,000 More Lima Residents to Receive Water, Sanitation Access

    9 Mar 2016- 08:32 by Local Press Report LIMA Andina News Agency Thanks to unconventional solutions that will be implemented by State-run Sedapal Company, nearly 200,000 residents of Lima Metropolitan Area's peripheral districts will have access to wa ...

    Local Press Report - 03/09/2016 - 08:32

  2. KfW Lends Peru $24 Million for Water, Sewage Infrastructure

    8 Feb 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report LIMA Andina News Agency Germany’s Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau-KfW and Peru’s Economy and Finance Ministry-MEF signed two loan contracts worth US$68.3 million in total, whose resources will be allocated to infrast ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2016 - 08:52

  3. Peru Achieves 88 Percent Drinking Water Coverage: Minister

    3 Aug 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Drinking water coverage in Peru reached 87.6 percent last year, an increase of nearly 12 percent compared to 2011, Housing, Construction and Sanitation Minister Milton von Hesse said this week. Cover ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2015 - 11:05

  4. Landslides Cause Water Restrictions in Lima, Callao

    31 Mar 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Landslides that followed heavy rains in the Peruvian capital last week left at least nine people dead and four missing, and  led to water restrictions in 32 districts in Lima and Callao. The rains-- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2015 - 10:03

  5. Peru Looks to Desal as Alternative Water Source

    27 Jan 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian government has announced plans to begin using seawater from the Pacific Ocean as an alternative source of drinking water. According to state-controlled water utility SEDAPAL, the plans ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2015 - 10:39

  6. Rimac River Contamination Leads to Increased Treatment Costs: Peruvian Water Utility

    11 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru State-owned Peruvian utility SEDAPAL said last week that its water treatment costs have risen by 53 percent due to high levels of contamination in the Rimac River. However, the company insisted that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2014 - 10:07

  7. Peru’s SEDAPAL to Build New Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lima

    7 Jul 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian state-owned utility SEDAPAL, which provides water and sewage services in the capial, Lima, and surrounding areas, has announced plans to build the new Pachacútec wastewater treatment plant i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2014 - 10:23

  8. Peruvian Capital’s Water Network Replacement Will Cost $1 Billion

    14 Apr 2014- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Ninety percent of the water and sanitation networks in the Peruvian capital need to be replaced, at a projected cost of $1 billion USD, Fernando Momiy Hada, president of national water and sanitatio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/14/2014 - 10:06

  9. Sedapal to Cut Supply to Lima Districts for Maintenance Work

    20 Feb 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week Areas of the Lima districts of San Isidro and Magdalena will go without potable water tomorrow. Andina news agency reports that homes and businesses between the avenues Javier Prado, Paseo de la ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2014 - 10:02

  10. Peru’s SEDAPAL Launches $165 Million Project to Improve Supply, Sanitation in Lima

    2 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian water company Servicio de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado de Lima(SEDAPAL) has launched a $165 million USD investment project to improve water supply and sanitation for residents of the Luriga ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2013 - 10:02

  11. Peruvian Taxpayers Association Warns of Water Quality, Access Problems

    Over half of the Peruvian population lacks access to a secure water supply, and two-thirds consume water of poor quality, the group "Taxpayers for Respect" (Contribuyentes por el Respeto) said on April 9. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/12/2013 - 10:13

  12. Wastewater Network Failure Causes Floods in Peruvian Capital, Reignites Debate Over Privatizing Water Utility

    A wastewater network failure that flooded the Peruvian capital, Lima, last week, has reopened the national debate on the need to reform or privatize state-owned water utility SEDAPAL. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/24/2013 - 10:17

  13. Utility Says Mining Causes 60 Percent of Pollution in Peru’s Rímac River

    Mining activities account for 60 percent of all pollution in Peru’s Rimac River, according to SEDAPAL, the state-owned water company serving Lima and Callao. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  14. Peru Sanctions Fisheries, Water Company Over Pollution

    The Peruvian government has sanctioned 10 fishing companies and one water company for polluting the Piura-Chira basin. The latest water quality monitoring report from the country’s water authority, released at the end of August, found that fishing compani ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2012 - 10:20