Grupo MAS, the public-private consortium in charge of providing water and sanitation services in the Mexican municipalities of Veracruz and Medellín, is partly owned by troubled Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.
The system's two existing distribution lines require extensive maintenance work, which will be carried out once the third line is complete.
The project calls for the design and implementation of a monitoring and control system for the aqueduct network of the country's capital.
Rojas municipality in Argentina has opened bids for a potable water network automation and control system. The system will provide real-time information on pumping wells and pressure levels in the network and tanks.
The Bolivian government is lining up US$168mn for water projects as the Andean country copes with its most severe drought in at least three decades.
For this year, the government will focus on expanding potable water coverage to some of the country's most isolated regions.