Embasa calls US$10mn water supply, consultancy tenders

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Brazil's Bahia state utility Embasa has called three tenders budgeted at a total 16.3mn reais (US$9.78mn) to improve state sanitation services.

The first tender, budgeted at 8.75mn reais, entails expanding the water supply system for the Feira de Santana metropolitan region. The 24-month project includes installing domestic connections and meters as well as distribution pipelines.

Requests for clarifications will be accepted until March 16 and bids must be submitted by March 21, according to a tender notice published on the company's website.

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Embasa also called two tenders for project supervision.

The first, set at 4.77mn reais, involves managing sewerage system expansion projects and other work in the cities of Jequié and Vitória da Conquista. It is expected to take 18 months.

Questions can be submitted until April 2 and proposals must be presented on April 11, according to an Embasa procurement notice.

The other consultancy tender, budgeted at 2.74mn reais, involves supervising work to expand sewerage systems in Itamaraju and Teixeira de Freitas and the water supply system in Eunápolis. The contract will last 16 months.

Enquiries can be made until March 10 and bids should be submitted on March 14, the company said.