Embasa tender roundup: waterworks in Salvador, Jequié, Itagi

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Brazil's Bahia state water and sewerage utility Embasa has launched three tenders worth a total 11.3mn reais (US$7.08mn) to improve water supply and sewerage service throughout the state.

The first tender, budgeted at 5.29mn reais, involves work on the water supply system in state capital Salvador. A total of 22 hydraulic control systems will be deployed to control flow rates in the system's main pipeline and from reservoir 7.

Interested companies and consortiums must submit bids on May 2, according to information published on the company website.

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In the city of Jequié, Embasa launched a 3.24mn-real tender to expand sewerage systems. Work includes installing some 19,400m of pipelines, two pumping stations, and 5,790 domestic sewerage connections.

Proposals must be presented on May 4, according to a company tender notice.


Finally, Embasa published a 2.79mn-real tender to build a sewerage system for the town of Itagi. The project includes installing 8,205m of pipeline, two pumping stations, a wastewater treatment plant, and 693 domestic connections.

Bids should be submitted on May 6, according to an Embasa procurement notice.