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A contract was awarded to perform studies for the project, which will determine its location and the technologies required.
According to city authorities, the new regulation will help the government save up to 2bn pesos (US$110mn) every year.
The Peruvian government is working on US$1.3bn in potable water and sewerage projects, in addition to temporary housing, and repairs of streets, sidewalks.
While water consumption increased, so did the use of recirculated water, which has helped reduce the water footprint of Chile's copper industry.
Nine offers were opened for the construction of a plant that is expected to treat around 60% of wastewater in capital Asunción.
Waste gases are collected to reduce air pollution, and the ground is waterproofed to prevent seepage into groundwater.