The consortium composed of Odebrecht Ambiental SA and Interagbar de México SA has been awarded the concession to provide water and sewage services for three municipalities of Veracruz State, Mexico.
The preferred bidder will be responsible for the provision of water and sewage services to a total of 800,000 inhabitants from the three municipalities. The concession will have a period of 30 years.
The consortium will have to invest about R$350 million (US$111.5 million) to operate the water and sewage system.
Veracruz State is located in Eastern Mexico. It is one of the 31 states that, along with the Federal District, comprise the 32 federal entities of Mexico. In addition to the capital city, Xalapa, the state's largest cities include Veracruz, Coatzacoalcos, Córdoba, Minatitlán, Poza Rica, Boca Del Río and Orizaba.
In early 2015 Grupo Mexicano de Desarrollo (GMD) announced that it has agreed extending the water service concession in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo for 30 more years. the total project investment is estimated at P1,150 million (US$78.4 million).