Dhaka Water Supply Sector Development Project
ADB funded Design & Management Consultancy Dhaka Water Supply Sector Development Project (component C)
Client: Dhaka Water Supply & Sewerage Authority
Client Address: -
Source of Funding: ADB
Approx. Value Contract: USD 150 million
Approx. Value of Services: USD 84,140.00
Location: Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Start Date: October 2009
End Date: October 2010
Duration of Assignment: 12 months
Name of Associated Consultants: Grontmij / Carl Bro A/S Denmark (main consultant)
Description of the Project: Update water distribution network in 4 zones of Dhaka City with a population of around 12 million. Work is to include rehabilitating or replacing 3,500 km of distribution lines using trenchless technology as far as possible, rehabilitating or replacing 150,000 service connections, creating DMAs, constructing 14 new overhead reservoirs, rehabilitating 24 existing overhead reservoirs, installing 300 disinfection units at all water sources, strengthening water quality monitoring and analysis capability and ensuring all connections are metered. D&M consultants will also assist the Client to conduct feasibility study for new surface treatment plant and identify location for intake.
Scope of Work: ECL are serving as Sub Consultant to Carl Bro A/S and are engaged in the evaluation of existing financial management procedure of the Client and recommending measures to upgrade financial management capacity through the introduction of accrual based double entry accounting system, preparation of training guidelines and manuals, introduction of MIS, customer records, strengthening of zone offices, establishing criteria for supervision, coordination and management of works, assisting the PMU to prepare civil works packages, preparation of electrical engineering designs, drawings and specifications for the pumping stations, disinfection units and associated structures, assistance to prepare packages for the electrical works and for the preparation of bid documents. Providing guidance to the Client in project management and construction supervision of works including overseeing and supervising work of contractors, preparation of progress reports etc.