Águas Do Guamá

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Project Number: 
Expected Consideration Date by the Board: 
Date Posted: 
Águas Do Guamá Redes De Distribuição E Saneamento Spe, Ltda.
Financing Requested: 
Up to BRL $ 100,000,000
Water and Sanitation
Environmental and Social Category: 
Scope Objective: 

The project consists of the execution of works and services aimed at increasing the capacity of water supply and the efficiency of the water production system to the population of two major regions in the city of Belem, Para (the “Project”). The Project was awarded through a public tender and awarded to the Company by the State of Para Sanitation Company (Cosanpa or the “Grantor”). The total Project costs are estimated to be R$ 303,956,000.

Environmental Review: 

Overview of Scope of IDB Invest E&S Review

The focus of the environmental and social review is to ensure that the Client’s operations in Brazil conform to the IDB Invest’s Sustainability Policy and, where appropriate, propose actions to close any potential compliance gap in the form of an Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP). The E&S review will examine the potential environmental and social impacts the Project may have on the city and residents of Belém, Brazil.

The IDB Invest E&S specialist conducted a short site visit from April 23rd to April 26th. The E&S specialist reviewed the projects key environmental and social management documents such as the Plano de Meio Ambiente.1 The local water board was consulted as well as a sample of business owners.

Environmental Impact Assessments: 
Contact Information: 

Client Contact name: José Luis Grande Salgado Title: CFO Brasil
Phone number: +55 11 3663 3307 - +55 11 983901036
Email address: jlgrande@copasabrasil.com.br

Environmental and Social Action Plan: