El Salvador: $32 million for Water Treatment

Fomilenio II will finance feasibility studies for four treatment plant projects and a one technical assistance project, all submitted by private companies, estimated at $32 million.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

These five studies will have a cost of approximately $570,000, provided by FOMILENIO II, and will be used to determine the feasibility of public investments. Collectively, investors plan to invest $31.7 million.

A statement by FOMILENIO II indicates that the studies will take between two and nine months. If the results indicate that the required investment is feasible, FOMILENIO II will disburse the required funding. Public goods installed with these funds will be returned to their respective municipalities, who will then manage them and ensure their sustainability.

From the statement issued by Fomilenio II:

On 21 March, 2017, work orders for the start of pre-feasibility studies were signed for five public benefit projects proposed by private investors to FOMILENIO II: 

1.  The construction of a wastewater treatment plant  in the municipality of Nejapa (San Salvador).  

2.  Improvements to the drinking water system in the villages El Palmarcito and San Isidro (La Libertad).  

3.  Improving the drinking water system in the cooperative and community of San Carlos, El Paisnal (San Salvador).  

4. Training and technical assistance for farmers operating in the APANC cooperative who are developing dairy products and implementation of improvements in production processes (Chalatenango).  

5.   Construction of wastewater treatment plant in the area of Zonte (La Libertad). 

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