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Sao Paulo cancels 1.6b flood management PPP project

🕔 January 27, 2014
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Brazil's São Paulo state governor Geraldo Alckmin has canceled the Sao Paulo flood control PPP project. A new report revealed that the PPP model launched was not considered the most appropriate.

The new updated report considers the possibility of optimizing existing reservoirs in the metropolitan region of São Paulo and brings a new vision of the project incorporating the use of new technologies.

Public consultation started on 23 August 2012, the tender process was launched in March 2013 and the qualification documents were submitted on May 21, 2013. Four consortia has been qualified for the project in June 2013.

The project cost is estimated at US$1.6 billion.

The PPP project involved the expansion, modernization, operation and maintenance of 45 (forty five) storage tanks, seven (7) to be deployed in public areas in need of tamponade, eight (8) already being implemented by DAEE to be modernized through automation and integration, and thirty (30) to be recovered through existing general reform, dredging and proper disposal of sediments.

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