Water Resources Management Sector Project
Consulting Services for Project Management Assistance on ADB funded Water Resources Management Sector Project, Republic of Uzbekistan
Client: Ministry of Agriculture & Water Resources
Client Address: Ministry of Agriculture & Water Resources, Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Rakhimovich Khamraev, Deputy Minister 4 Navoi Street, Tashkent 100027, Republic of Uzbekistan
Source of Funding: -
Approx. Value Contract: USD 144.0 million
Approx. Value of Services: USD 1,253,291
Location: Republic of Uzbekistan, Samarkand City & Fergana City
Start Date: June 2010
End Date: On Going (June 2014)
Duration of Assignment: 48 months
Name of Associated Consultants: Rhythm Plus
Description of the Project: Project will provide funding for the rehabilitation of irrigation and drainage schemes in the Fergana Valley and the Zarafshan River Basin. Six to eight schemes will be rehabilitated under the project. Total area to be rehabilitated by the project will be about 60,000ha. Project is to rehabilitate and upgrade of irrigation and drainage infrastructure, improve water resources management and project management of the proposed project area.
Scope of Work: ECL consultants will review previous studies and will make reconnaissance field visits, identify additional field investigations to analyse current situation. Supervise civil construction work and installation of ancillary. Installation of pumps and motors, rehabilitation of raising mains, testing and commissioning. Will make additional field investigations, prepare detail designs and bid documents. Preparation of subproject selection, feasibility study reports for each selected noncore subprojects, will prepare detailed engineering designs for each selected subproject. Will prepare environmental assessments for each selected subprojects. Preparation of bidding documents and supervision of construction. Operate and maintain works and equipment of the subprojects. Evaluate impact of the sub projects. Assess institutions and agencies/management procedures for water resources, inter farm irrigation and drainage management in Fergana Valley. Develop options and plan for improved institutional framework and management procedures for water resources, inter farm irrigation and drainage management in Fergana Valley. Develop and implement a capacity building program for water resources, inter farm irrigation and drainage management. Conduct training of WUAs within subprojects. Improve measurement capability in all on farm systems of subprojects. Develop O & M and water management plans. Develop a result based monitoring system. Oversee and monitor safeguards activities and assist in preparation of reports.