14 June 2016

Brazil, Peru

EMSAPUNO (Peru) water utility, operates under challenging topographic conditions in Puno in terms of water service provision. With limited space for expansion on flat land around the only freshwater source, Lake Titicaca, the operators incur high energy and maintenance costs associated with the location of pumping stations situated at an elevation of 4100-m. Additionally, risks with regard to the health and water quality were areas where EMSAPUNO could benefit from the Brazilian operator COPASA’s tested experience in regions facing similar challenges.

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