From Tuesday, October 17th to Monday, October 23rd, 2017
The Ministry of Housing and Sanitation announced that it is evaluating the possibility grant in concession several wastewater treatment plants (WWTP). It also announced that the concession of the PTAR for the Titicaca Lake would be awarded in July 2018
Minister Carlos Bruce indicated that his portfolio will seek the intervention of the private sector in the wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) under a concession scheme. In that sense, the minister informed that they are analyzing the possibility of replicating the bidding process of the WWTP for the Titicaca Lake in Puno, in other cities of the country that require the intervention of private equity.
On the other hand, the minister informed that the ministry is also finalizing the necessary regulations to approve a procedure for the participation of private managers in companies providing sanitation services in Peru that are under the temporary support regime headed by the technical agency of sanitation, which will help to ensure the correct management of the resources of these companies.
The National Authority for Reconstruction announced that in October will be awarded several infrastructure projects for more than US$ 100 million
According to the latest report from the National Authority for Reconstruction, the entity plans to award projects for more than US$ 100 million during the rest of October. Thus, the entity reported that the largest project to be awarded will be the one that will improve and expand the flood protection service in the cities of Piura and Castile, with an estimated investment of US$ 17 million.
To date, the authority has awarded projects for a total value of US$ 159 million, including river dewatering works, flood prevention and rehabilitation of roads and bridges. The National Reconstruction Plan estimates a total investment of over US$ 7.6 billion until 2019.