Prime Minister Salvador del Solar on Thursday projected
in rural households will climb from 2.6% to 9% by the end of 2019, thanks to the sanitation projects which will be executed by the Peruvian Government.
According to the high-ranking official, only 51.9% of urban areas rely on access to safe water.
In this sense, the goal is to achieve global coverage in urban zones, and 84.6% of coverage in rural ones
In this sense, the operation stage will begin in three pilot regions: Piura, Puno, and Cusco. In addition, this initiative will be implemented across the whole country by 2020.