Brazil's Minas Gerais state water utility, COPASA, has launched a tender process for the Divinopolis wastewater system PPP project.
The PPP includes building the Itapecerica and Ermida sewage collection and treatment systems. In phase 2, the Itapecerica system will be expanded. The contract also involves expanding the Pará wastewater system.
The concession will have a period of 26 years.
The total concession value is estimated at R$482 million (US$248 million). The maximum subsidy per month is established at R$1.128 million.
COPASA carried out a public consultation for the project between July and August 2013. The feasibility studies for the project were carried out by Development Bank of Minas Gerais.
Interested parties must submit their proposals on or before 4 November 2014.
See tender documents: http://goo.gl/WKfmpv
In early october Pará de Minas, located in Minas Gerais state (Brazil), received two bids for the concession relative to the water supply and the sanitation services in the city. The tender process for this concession was issued in late September.