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Facts and Figures

22 desalination projects in Chile, 7 projects in Mexico, 4 projects in Peru, 1 project in Argentina, 1 project in Colombia

More than $20 bln are to be invested in LATAM desalination

35 desalination projects in Latin America

With the population of more than 650 million people, Latin America represents one of the largest emerging markets for desal and reuse

Chile’s desalination is accelerated! New legislation has banned the mining industry from using fresh water.

Peru’s government considers seawater desalination a national objective and sponsors building of some plants

Chile's Codelco receives approval for $1 bln desalination plant, the second-largest desalination plant in the South American country

Chile's copper mining industry expects its water consumption to surge 66% to 24.6m3/s by 2025

Seawater will increase its weighting in the overall supply, accounting for 36% of water used in the mining sector in 2025, compared with 9% currently

A solar powered water desalination project in Chile has received an initial investment of $500 million, the largest desalination plant by reverse osmosis (SWRO) in Latin America, and the first large-scale desalinator powered with PV

2020-2021 is expected to be the biggest year-on-year jump of water consumption in Chile’s mining sector. The consumption forecast predicts 10.3% increase

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