Mexico’s revamped water law could pave the way for more PSP

Revised legislation aimed at improving service delivery in the Mexican water market could encourage more municipalities to bring in private sector expertise. Ongoing challenges mean that it is not a market for the opportunistic.

A new federal law designed to depoliticise water service provision in Mexico and raise the enforcement of service and compliance standards is one of the more hotly debated bills under consideration in the current legislative session, which ends next month.

Although the forthcoming legislation has been criticised as a carbon copy of a similar bill which failed to gain traction last year, the...

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