Caesb calls US$8.5mn tenders to expand water, sewerage systems

- Thursday, December 29, 2011

Caesb calls US$8.5mn tenders to expand water, sewerage systems

Brazil's federal district water utility Caesb has called three tenders worth a total 15.9mn reais (US$8.49mn) to improve potable water supply and sewerage services in and around the capital.

Budgeted at 8.96mn reais, the first is for a sewerage system project that falls under phase I of the utility's northwest collective housing initiative. Work includes installing 19.3km of collector pipeline, 11.3km of interceptor pipeline and 3,855 building connections.

Proposals for the eight-month project are due on January 16, according to a company procurement notice.

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Caesb also launched a 3.92mn-real tender to expand the collector network under phase IV of the company's Riacho Fundo II neighborhood project. The hired contractor will need to build a pumping station and install 33.9km of collector pipelines and 1.5km of force main.

Companies or consortiums must submit bids on January 16. The work has a 12-month deadline.

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Finally, the utility called a 3.01mn-real tender to expand the water supply system in the federal district's RAP-GA1 Zona Alta and Indústria neighborhoods. Work entails installing 1,602 building connections and 40.7km of distribution pipeline.

Offers for the 10-month project are due on January 19, according to the tender notice.