Sabesp tenders: Tietê project supervision, Paulistânia works

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Brazil's São Paulo state water utility Sabesp (Bovespa: SBSP3, NYSE: SBS) has called two supervisory tenders and a civil works tender that total 6.2mn reais (US$3.37mn) to improve state sanitation services.

The first supervisory tender, budgeted at 2.57mn reais, involves managing the quality of workmanship on phase III of the company's Tietê river sanitation project.

Interested companies and consortiums should submit offers on November 18. The project will last 36 months, according to information published on the company website.

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The civil works for this phase has a total cost of 1.05bn reais, and is scheduled for completion in 2015. The work will benefit 1.5mn people with wastewater collection and 3mn people with wastewater treatment service.


Set at 2.08mn reais, the second tender also entails management services for phase III work of the Tietê river sanitation project. The hired contractor will be responsible for environmental supervision.

Interested companies and consortiums should present bids for the 36-month project by November 18.


Finally, Sabesp launched a 1.55mn-real tender to build a sewerage system for the rural town of Paulistânia. Work involves implementing a wastewater treatment facility, pumping station and pipelines.

Bids are due on November 4 and the awardee will have 18 months to carry out the work.