A HPDM pump from Sulzer.
A HPDM pump from Sulzer.

The orders comprise five HPDM pumps driven by 9100 hp electric motors for the Sao Lourenco water supply system and six BK vertical turbine pumps driven by 5000 hp electric motors for the Jaguari-Atibainha Integration. The deliveries will take place in January 2017 and March 2017 respectively.

Sao Lourenco is a completely new water supply system that will provide around 6400 litres of water per second, benefiting more than 2 million people in the western part of the metropolitan region of São Paulo. This is an investment of US$700 million in a public and private partnership.
 
The Jaguari-Atibainha Integration will transfer 8500 litres of water per second from the Jaguari to the Atibainha Dams and vice versa, depending on water scarcity. Atibainha Dam is part of the existing Cantareira Water Supply System that is responsible for providing water to more than 10 million people. This is an investment of US$170 million provided by the State and Federal Governments.
 
Brazilian water and waste management company Sabesp is responsible for providing water and sewage service in 366 Sao Paulo State municipalities.