October 22, 2014

Bulacan Water project attracts five potential bidders

BusinessWorld today reported that five groups have sought to qualify for the auction of the P24.4b Bulacan Bulk Water Supply project. The project involves the design, financing, construction, development, operation and maintenance of facilities for bulk supply of treated water to 22 Bulacan water districts.

It will be executed with the MWSS under a 30-year build-operate-transfer contract. The five groups that submitted their respective prequalification documents were: (1) a consortium of First Philippine Holdings Corp (FPH) and Spain’s Abeima; (2) Filinvest Agua Consortium - composed for Filinvest Development Corp (FPC), Tecnicas de Salinizacion de Agua SA and Black & Veatch Pte Ltd, (3) a consortium of San Miguel Corp. and Korea Water Resources Corp, (4) Team Polaris-Manila Water Consortium – composed of Manila Water Company Inc (MWC), M.E. Sicat Construction Inc and JH Patawaran Construction Inc, and (5) Prime-Alloy Water Consortium - composed of Prime Water Infrastructure Corp, Malaysia’s MTD Capital BHD and United Kingdom’s Biwater International Ltd.