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  • Rio’s Commitment to Tackle Sewage and Trash

    Friday, December 26th, 2008

    It’s a bit of an open secret that the state of Rio de Janeiro, beautiful as it is, has a serious trash problem.  Litter is ubiquitous.  Trash (particularly drink containers) choke many waterways and drainage systems.  While the state has a reasonably good record in providing waste pick-up services to its residents, disposal has been […]

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    IBD to Help Rio Improve Its Water and Sanitation Services

    Thursday, January 18th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB Technical Cooperation will Support Program to Improve Efficiency of Rio de Janeiro State Water and Sewerage Company
    US$960,000 grant from the Japanese Trust Fund for Consultancy Services
    The Inter-American Development Bank announced today the approval of a US$960,000 grant to Rio de Janeiro’s State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE in Portuguese) […]

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