Treatment of wastewater in Panama

Developers will have to build the treatment plants at their own expense, and then transfer them free of cost to the National Water and Sewer Institute (Idaan).

Thursday, January 22, 2009

The article published in, says that "the cost, including land and construction, will have to be paid for by the developer. That is, 'we the developer must make it and then give it to Idaan. However, this investment will not be tax deductible, added Espino. The reason for this, according to Juan A. Ducruet, director of Idaan, is that ..."

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Panama: Bringing Water to Paitilla Will Have a Price

January 2016

The costs required to overcome the deficit of potable water in the residential area must be paid by developers of new projects or by reevaluating the land.

After confirmation of the drinking water crisis in the area, the question arises of how to finance the other aqueduct required in Punta Paitilla (San Francisco).

Panama: Real Estate Developments Need Drinking Water

July 2013

The lack of government planning for the water supply is affecting the development of real estate projects.

According to Guillermo E. Quijano Jr, president of Grupo Unesa, real estate development in the country depends on whether there are water services in the area where you want to build.

Water Shortage Slows Investment in Panama

June 2013

Real estate developments in the area of Cocle will have to generate their own sources of private water supply due to a shortage of this fluid in the province.

In light of this situation, the authorities do not seem to be in agreement over how the problem should be combated.

Water Shortage in Panama Slows Real Estate Development

March 2013

Companies building real estate projects in the district of Chame have had to resort to installing underground wells due to water scarcity in the area.

"At least this is the recommendation from the Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (Idaan), while operating the water treatment plant in this district at its production limit", reported

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