Brazilian sanitation company signs agreement with Angolan water company

1 November 2006

Sao Paulo, Brazil, 01 Nov – Copasa, a Brazilian water supply and treatment company from the state of Minas Gerais, said Tuesday it would supply technology to Angolan state water company, EPAL, following a cooperation agreement between the two companies.

The agreement between the two state companies, included the transfer of engineering, construction and operation of the water supply system, technology, the company said in a statement.

The cooperation agreement also includes the joint drawing up of development projects for administration, transport, human resources, planning, sales, finance, information technology and the environment.

Copasa, which was created in 1974, is responsible for the water supply and sewage treatment in Minas Gerais, in southeast Brazil, Brazil’s second-richest and most populated state, with some 18 million inhabitants. (macauhub)