Project Information
Project name: Mexico: Playas de Rosarito desalination plant
Project description:

The state has signed the contract with the Consolidated Water Company, comprising NuWater, Degremont and the local NSC Agua, which will now design, build, finance and operate the facility.

The total project cost is expected to be approximately $490bn, with annual revenues expected to be approximately US$55.5m.

Financing has been arranged through a consortium led by the North American Development Bank, which also provided financial advisory services to the company and its partners through the bidding process and contract negotiations.

Following the signing of the contract, the team will now oversee construction of the project in two phases. The first phase must be operational within 36 months of commencing construction, and the second phase must be operational by the end of 2024. The APP Contract further requires the consortium to operate and maintain the plant and aqueducts for a period of 37 years starting from the commencement of operation of the first phase. 

At the end of the operating period the plant and aqueducts will be transferred to the state.

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29 August 2016 - Baja California signs water P3

Type: PPP
Sector: Waste & water
Region: Central & South America
Current status: Project Signed - 29/08/2016
Contract Terms
Duration: 37 years
Capital value: $490.00bn
Public Sector Procuror Details
Authority/Commssioning body: Baja California
Private Sector Details
Consortium name: Consolidated Water Company
Private sector shareholders: Degremont - Shareholders
NuWater - Shareholders
NSC Agua - Shareholders
North American Development Bank - Shareholders
Private sector advisors: North American Development Bank - Financial Advisors

This page was last updated on:
23 March 2017.

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