Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, utility plans water/wastewater infrastructure project

The water utility in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, is planning a water/wastewater infrastructure project.

Feb. 6, 2004 -- The water utility in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Comisión Municipal de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado de Nuevo Laredo (COMAPA), is planning to request certification from the Border Environment Cooperation Commission and possible financing from the North American Development Bank (NADB), for an environmental infrastructure project that consists of the first phase of works needed to improve the water and wastewater systems in the city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.

The project, which is estimated to cost $676 million Mexican pesos, includes:

-- Relocation, replacement, connection and construction of collectors
-- Construction of pressurized water and wastewater lines
-- Construction of two wastewater treatment plants with 200 lps capacity
-- Construction of a lift station with 200 lps capacity
-- Installation and rehabilitation of water and wastewater lines and systems
-- Construction, rehabilitation and reinforcement of tanks
-- Detection and repair of leaks
-- Purchase of electromechanical equipment

COMAPA will carry out international competitive bidding processes consistent with NADB Procurement Policies and Procedures for the construction of these works. Participation in these bidding processes will be open to firms from any country.

Construction of these works is scheduled to begin during the second quarter of 2004. For more information about these works or to express interest in participating in these bidding processes, contact the office indicated below:

COMAPA, Nuevo Laredo Victoria 4610
88160 Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Tel (867) 712-4474
Fax (867) 712-9117

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