The Municipality of Baggao in Cagayan Province, Northern Luzon, has issued the Notice of Qualification to Bid to the Tubig Pilipinas Consortium. Through its Pre-Qualification Bids and Awards Committee (PBAC), the local government of Baggao released the notice to the lone bidder of its water PPP project on March 28, 2018.

The PBAC led by Chairman Engr. Jenison C. Herrera notified Tubig Pilipinas Consortium that they satisfied the requirements for pre-qualification that were set in the Instructions to Prospective Bidders. Tubig Pilipinas Consortium is composed of Tubig Pilipinas Group, Inc., (lead member), Hanabana Construction and Equipment Corp., and TGV Builders, Inc..

The Php84 million Baggao Water PPP Project will provide a Level 3 water supply to its 24 barangays with a 25-year concession period. This project includes the construction of water supply facilities, including bulk water source, storage facilities, and transmission and distribution pipes. Part of the project also are the installation of all the required equipment and other related facilities and testing, operation and maintenance of water supply facilities during the entire concession period of 25 years. On April 20, 2018, the Instruction to Bidders and the related bid documents are expected to be released to the pre-qualified consortium.

Last March 6, 2018, the PQ submission was conducted at the Baggao Municipal Hall. The invitation to pre-qualify and bid was released on December 22, 2017. The PPP Center is providing technical assistance to the LGU since the start of the water project development.