Sabesp calls tender to expand Itapecerica da Serra sewerage system

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Brazil's São Paulo state utility Sabesp (Bovespa: SBSP3, NYSE: SBS) has called a 9.8mn-real (US$6.28mn) tender aimed at expanding the sewerage system in the city of Itapecerica da Serra, a company spokesperson told BNamericas.

"As the project is part of our Alto Tietê environmental sanitation program which has received a US$100mn loan from the World Bank's International Bank for Reconstruction and Development [IBRD], the competition is open to international companies as well as consortiums," the spokesperson said.

The project entails building a sewerage system in the Jardim Branca Flor neighborhood, including a 150hp wastewater pumping station, 4.29km of pipeline, and 1.69km of trunk collectors. The work should be completed in 21 months.

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Interested companies or consortiums may request clarifications until August 28 and bids must be submitted by September 6, according to a tender notice published on the company website.

Itapecerica da Serra is located 35km southwest of state capital São Paulo.