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Brazil - Multistate Water Supply and Sewerage Project (English)

The proposed project would provide piped water to some 2.5 million people and sewerage services to 0.6 million people in the states of Amazonas, Goias, Mato Grosso do Sul, Para, Paraiba and the Federal District. To achieve these targets, the project would include: (i) the improvement and extension of water supply systems in the five capital cities and the Federal District, consisting of the construction of water production and treatment systems and transmission lines, the extension of distribution systems, including the installation of 200,000 new house connections for water, 286,000 water meters and the implementation of leak detection programs; (ii) the construction of some 630 km of new sewers with 45,000 connections in three capital cities and in Campina Grande, and the expansion of sewerage treatment plants in the Federal District; (iii) the construction or expansion of water supply systems in 80 medium-sized cities and 65 small communities; (iv) equipment for the operation and maintenance of water supply and sewerage systems; and (v) consulting services for design and supervision, and technical assistance to BNH and the state water companies (SWCs).


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    Latin America & Caribbean,

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    Brazil - Multistate Water Supply and Sewerage Project

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Brazil - Multistate Water Supply and Sewerage Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.