Sabesp launches US$32mn tenders for São Roque, Hortolândia sewerage works

Monday, June 20, 2011

Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp (Bovespa: SBSP3, NYSE: SBS) has called three tenders valued at a total 50.8mn reais (US$31.9mn) to improve sewerage services in the cities of São Roque and Hortolândia.

Priced at 44mn reais, the largest entails work in São Roque. The 30-month project calls for construction of a wastewater treatment plant, sewerage pumping stations and pipelines in the city, located some 60km west of state capital São Paulo.

Interested companies must submit proposals on July 18, according to information published on the company website.

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Sabesp also published two tenders for 12-month projects in the city of Hortolândia. The first is budgeted at 4.98mn reais and entails installing pipelines and domestic connections. Offers are due on July 19.

The second tender, worth 1.77mn reais, involves extension work to five of the city's main sewerage pipelines. The utility will receive offers on July 18.

Hortolândia is located approximately 114km northwest of the state capital.