$320 Million for Water Works in Costa Rica

Funds from Spain, Japan and the IDB will be used to improve drinkable water and sewer infrastructure.

Monday, January 3, 2011

The project comprises $20 million from Spain, a $73 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank, $150 million provided by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency and $77 million from the Government of Costa Rica.

$274 million will be used to improve water infrastructure in the metro area of the city of San José, including a water treatment plant, while another $26 million are earmarked for the northern areas of the country.

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Portfolio of Water and Sanitation Projects in Costa Rica

January 2012

The AyA has projects for which it is looking for funds, and is considering various forms of investment types, including concessions for public works, public - private partnerships, leasing and securitizations.

Costa Rica’s investment needs for water supply and sewerage systems amount to $1820 million, of which $599 million is for projects to be developed immediately, $371 for short-term projects, and $850 million for medium-and long-term ones .

Honduras: $25 million for water access & sanitation

August 2011

Project backed by the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Honduras will receive a $25 million grant from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean to expand and improve drinking water and sanitation services in rural communities with fewer than 2,000 people, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said today.

$ 33 million for Water and Sanitation in Honduras

October 2010

A donation from Spain will finance the construction of water and sanitation infrastructure.

The resources from Spanish Cooperation will benefit a group of Honduran municipalities (Gracias, Lempira, Santa Rosa de Copan, some in the Comayagua Valley and the Cuenca Baja and Goascarán River).

Investment in Honduras sanitation system

September 2008

The Technical Secretariat for International Cooperation reported that projects for improving the sanitation and potable water system are to begin soon.

"We will begin projects in Cortes, which have been financed by the Government of Japan at a total of $1,482 million or $749 million each; additionally a series of educational projects, with help from Taiwan, are to be inaugurated," reported Karen Zelaya, head of the Technical Secretariat for International Cooperation

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