São Paulo's Sabesp tenders waterworks, consultancy

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Sabesp, the water utility in Brazil's São Paulo state, has launched three tenders valued at a total of 17mn reais (US$5.33mn) to improve waterworks in the metropolitan region of state capital São Paulo, according to procurement notices.

Budgeted at 8.33mn reais, the largest is an electronic bidding tender which calls for works to reduce water supply losses and increase the overall efficiency of the water supply system in the city of Embu das Artes, located 23km southeast of the city of São Paulo.

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The required works include controlling pressure and reducing leaks. Offers are due November 11, according to the bid document.

Sabesp also called a 6mn-real tender for a 30-month project to improve sewer system operations, through tasks such as qualitative and quantitative monitoring, in the northern metropolitan region of the state capital.

Interested companies and consortiums may request tender clarifications until November 21 and proposals are due November 28.

Finally, the utility launched a 2.70mn-real tender for a 43-month consultancy project related to the state's Tiete waterworks initiative. The hired contractor would need to develop an executive project aimed at eliminating the release of sewage into São Paulo city's Cabuçu de Baixo river.

Interested companies and consortiums with up to three participants may request bid clarifications until October 31 and proposals are due November 8, according to the tender notice.