Improving Water and Sanitation Services in Khashuri, Georgia

Technical assistance is being provided to the United Water Supply Company of Georgia (UWSCG) with the aim of improving water and sanitation services in the city of Khashuri and its surrounding areas. The Consultant will provide support in the preparation of 4 service contracts and 2 works contracts intended to refurbish or expand existing infrastructure and strengthen the capacity of UWSCG.

The assistance provided to UWSCG consists of a number of components: support in setting up a project implementation unit and preparation of calls for expressions of interest and tenders; coordination of the interfaces between the different tender packages; advise UWSCG on appropriate procurement methods; provide support in the management of the awarded contracts and preparation of reports and information to stakeholders; help UWSCG in the coordination of projects financed by other donors.

Client

Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Consultant

IM Engineering Eurasia (in consortium)

Construction period

2020-2022

Construction costs

Total contract value: USD 1.35 m / USD 270,710, EUR 1.20 m / EUR 240,000

Scope of services

  • Review and critical analysis of previous studies in the water and sanitation sector
  • Assess the impact of projects funded by other donors and identify potential need for further investigations
  • Assist in the preparation of the Environmental and Social Management Plan
  • Support in finalizing project preparatory studies and tender documents for service and works contracts incl. for the construction of a WWTP, rehabilitation of WTPs, extension of the water supply networks and wastewater collectors, and operational improvements such as use of a Geographic Information System