Paraguay’s Water, Sanitation Sectors Need $1.7 Billion in Investment

22 Apr 2014 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ASUNCION, Paraguay

Paraguay’s water and sanitation sectors require $1.7 billion USD in investment in order to meet the goals of rehabilitating Lake Ypacaraí, decreasing river contamination in the capital, Asuncion, and increasing water coverage rates to 75 percent and sanitation coverage to 50 percent, according to Finance Minister German Rojas.The country is cooperating with Brazilian renewable energy company Itaipu Binacional on Lake Ypacarai recovery efforts. A technical group from the company is providing a sensor system to monitor water quality in the lake. Multiple monitoring stations will pinpoint to site of contamination sources...

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