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November 18, 2014

Tornillo, Texas receives US$3.25 million grant for a new arsenic treatment facility

San Antonio, Texas. – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and El Paso County Tornillo Water Improvement District (EPCTWID) have signed a US$3.25 million grant for the construction of an arsenic treatment facility with the capacity to treat 600 gallons per minute (gpm) that will reduce arsenic concentrations in the city’s drinking water.

November 12, 2014

Piedras Negras to receive US$218,400 grant for wastewater system rehabilitation

San Antonio, Texas. – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and the local water utility, Sistema Municipal de Agua y Saneamiento de Piedras Negras (SIMAS) in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, signed a US$218,400 grant agreement for wastewater system improvements that will prevent up to 2.3 million gallons per day (mgd) of untreated wastewater discharges into the Rio Grande.

September 30, 2014

US$9 million loan signed to finance a low-emission bus program in Mexican border cities

First project supported by NADB in the sector of public transportation. Project will initially finance 100 buses manufactured by DINA Camiones.

September 25, 2014

Water utility seminar begins in Tamaulipas

Victoria, Tamaulipas. – On Thursday, the Utility Management Institute (UMI) of the North American Development Bank (NADB), in coordination with Latin American and Caribbean water center, Centro del Agua para América Latina y el Caribe (CDA), of the Monterrey Technological Institute, ITESM, initiated a two-day intensive seminar on “How to Implement Rates Successfully” for 14 water utilities in Tamaulipas.

September 25, 2014

Holtville to receive US$3.56 million grant for wastewater treatment plant improvements

Holtville, California. – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and the City of Holtville, California, have signed a US$3.56 million grant to rehabilitate and upgrade the city’s wastewater treatment plant, which will improve the quality of water discharged to the Salton Sea and other local waterways.

July 08, 2014

Solar plant for Tijuana children’s hospital begins operations

NADB and BECC provide US$240,000 in technical assistance for development of solar plant.

June 13, 2014

New 6-MWAC solar park begins operations in Brawley, California

Electricity to be sold to Imperial Irrigation District through a 25-year power purchase agreement.

June 12, 2014

Desalination seminar gets under way

San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) launched their first seminar on the topic of desalination. The purpose of the course developed and presented by the Latin American and Caribbean water center, Centro del Agua para América Latina y el Caribe (CDA) of the Monterrey Technological Institute (ITESM), is to provide information on the principal desalination processes as a means of increasing available water supplies from a business point of view.

June 05, 2014

North American Development Bank signs $40 million loan for solar park in Bracketville, Texas

Electricity generated by this plant will be acquired by CPS Energy of San Antonio, Texas.

May 20, 2014

NADB and Tecnológico de Monterrey sign agreement to provide training in Mexican border communities

Monterrey, Nuevo León – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Latin American and Caribbean Water Center, Centro del Agua para América Latina y el Caribe (CDA), of the Monterrey Technological Institute (ITESM) signed an agreement today to provide training to water utility personnel and local government officials in Mexican border communities.