Copasa to spend US$19mn on São Sebastião do Paraíso sewerage works

Monday, August 22, 2011

Brazil's Minas Gerais state water utility Copasa (Bovespa: CSMG3) will spend 30mn reais (US$18.7mn) on a sanitary sewerage project for the town of São Sebastião do Paraíso.

The company has already received the order to begin work on the project's first phase, which will require an investment of 5mn reais.

Work includes involves building more than 5.8km of interceptor pipelines, 8.1km of collector pipelines and 3,000 domestic connections, the company said in a release.

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The second phase of work is budgeted at 25mn reais and involves building three treatment plants that will handle 100% of the city's wastewater.