Sabesp tenders: Baixada Santista, São Paulo consultancies; Ribeirão Pires works

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Brazil's São Paulo water utility Sabesp (Bovespa: SBSP3, NYSE: SBS) has launched three tenders valued at more than 13.7mn reais (US$8.78mn) for water projects.

The first tender involves an 11-month consultancy project in the Baixada Santista coastal region near Santos city, budgeted at 9.81mn reais.

The hired contractor will carry out studies and develop basic projects to expand sewerage systems in Mongaguá, Praia Grande, São Vicente, Bertioga and Peruíbe.

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Interested companies or consortiums with a maximum of two companies should submit proposals on September 13, according to information published on the company website.

The work falls under Sabesp's Onda Limpa (clean wave) environmental cleanup program.


Set at 3.89mn reais, the second tender involves installing potable water pipelines in Ribeirão Pires city's Jardim Caçula neighborhood.

Interested parties must have experience installing pipelines with a minimum diameter of 300mm, at least 2.09km of pipeline by conventional means and 460m by non-destructive methods.

Offers are due on August 30.


Finally, the utility has issued a call for consultancy firms to express interest in a project which involves carrying out limnological studies into the Cantareira dam system, situated in the northern district of state capital São Paulo.

The awardee will have 18 months to complete the work.

Interested companies or consortiums should submit bids by August 18.