Brazil's Sao Paulo state water utility Sabesp (Bovespa: SBSP3, NYSE: SBS) has launched three consultancy tenders valued at a total 7.15mn reais (US$4.24mn) to improve the state's basic sanitation services.
Set at 3.34mn reais, the first tender involves developing an EIA and a basic plan to determine a final destination for solid waste from water supply and sewerage systems in the Baixada Santista coastal region near Santos city.
Interested firms can request clarifications until February 2, and proposals must be submitted on February 14. The awardee will have 15 months to complete the studies.
Sabesp also called a 2mn-real tender for a 46-month contract to audit supervisory work on phase III of the state's Tiete river cleanup project.
Interested firms can request clarifications until February 10 and offers will be opened February 17.
Phase III of the Tiete cleanup project will cost US$1.05bn and involves building 580km of main sewers, 1,250km of secondary sewerage pipelines and increasing the area's wastewater treatment capacity by 7.4m3/s.
Finally, Sabesp launched a 1.81mn-real tender to develop master plans for a wastewater pumping station and collector pipelines in the northern district of state capital Sao Paulo.
Clarifications may be requested until February 8 and bids should be submitted on February 15. The awardee will have 12 months to develop the plan.