SUPERVISION CONSULTANT FOR THE EXECUTION OF A 15 YEAR NON-REVENUE WATER PROGRAM IN NASSAU AND NEW PROVIDENCE ISLAND
The overall project aims at reducing the NRW in New Providence Island. The current Non-Revenue Water ratio is around 52% of the water input.
The Bahamas Water & Sewerage Corporation (WSC) has contracted Miya Bahamas to conduct a NRW reduction project. As a part of this contract, Miya Bahamas is required to reduce Non-Revenue Water (NRW) in the New Providence distribution system to an annual average of 2.5 MIGPD by year 5 and to 2 MIGPD by year 7. Roughly the NRW rate should be reduced from 52% to 29%.
The project last 10 years and include the following milestones: Baseline survey (5 months), NRW Reduction Strategy (7 months), NRW Reduction Target achieved (5 year from the commencement date), Maintenance of NRW Reduction (up to 10 years from the commencement date).
The amount of the contract is 83 Million US$. A part will fund an investment and rehabilitation program and 22% of the amount is performance-based.
Description of WMI services
WMI is assigned as Technical Consultant providing Supervision Consulting Services in order to assist the Water and Sewerage Corporation in the supervision of the execution of the NRW Reduction Program.
The objective of the Technical Consultant of Non-Revenue Water contract is to provide the WSC with an objective, third party review of the performance of Miya and compare it to the terms and conditions of the NRW contract.
WMI activities include reports review and assessment, quarterly site visits and surveys and recommendations. WMI will refer to IWA standards and methods.
It includes namely: