Gulu has a population of about 160,000 persons and is located in northern Uganda, about 300km from Kampala.
The project includes the rehabilitation and expansion of existing water supply infrastructure; the rehabilitation and extension of waste water infrastructure; and the provision of water supply and sanitary services in informal settlements.
The consultancy services (“the services”) include design and construction supervision of water supply and sewerage infrastructure for Gulu town and its peripheral settlements.
The proposed works include the following:
- Development of new water supply infrastructure, including the development of boreholes, as well as the rehabilitation and expansion of existing raw water sources, treatment and distribution systems. Particular focus will be on more sustainable utilisation of raw water sources and increased energy efficiency of the system.
- Rehabilitation of waste water settling ponds and sewer system for the central area of Gulu town and extension of services to unsewered densely populated areas of the town.
- Provision of water supply and sanitary services in informal settlements.
The project implementation period is 45 months and the assignment is expected to commence in July 2014.
Nicholas O’Dwyer have also been awarded a contract undertaking the Detailed Design and the preparation of Tender documents for a new water supply scheme for Blantyre city, Malawi, Africa.
Blantyre has a population of about 650,000 people and is located in southern Malawi, about 350km from the capital of Malawi, Lilongwe.
The project includes the design and provision of tender documents for works to expand the bulk water abstraction, treatment, delivery pipeline and reservoirs. The works will include:
- A new intake on the Shire River
- Raw water pumping and pipeline to Walker’s Ferry Water Treatment Works
- Additional water treatment works at Walker’s Ferry
- Additional clear water reservoir at the treatment works
- Treated water pump station at the treatment works
- Additional reservoir and pump station at Chilelia
- Approximately 40km of pipeline between Walkers Ferry and Blantyre
- Service Reservoirs, transfer pump stations and pipelines to connect to reservoirs within Blantyre.
The project period is 14 months and the assignment is due to commence in July 2014.