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The Chilean water regulator alleges the company did not handle the incident correctly. At its peak, the service cuts affected up to 1.4mn homes in capital Santiago.
The Rio de Janeiro state run water utility had to account for significant number of client defaults.
Through the online Fibria Insight platform, the company will put up "challenges" for which it needs ideas and solutions and those interested will send their proposals.
Local authorities say that the projects could be completed in the short term with help from the national water utility Conagua.
Outlook for the two state water companies is negative though, while the ratings for Copasa and Embasa stay the same.
The main goal of the newly formed government body is to reduce CO2 emissions in the state.
Sabesp's profits fell by 58.4%, as expenses picked up 5.1% in the second quarter.