Naryn Water Sub-Project — PIU Support including Engineering, Design and Contracts Supervision, EBRD

Naryn, with a population of 34,000, is situated east of Bishkek along the route to China. The Naryn Water Company is providing water and wastewater services. The Company is wholly owned by the City of Naryn. In early 2013, the City approached the Bank with a request to finance the rehabilitation of the water supply and selected wastewater improvements in the City.

(i) rehabilitate the water supply system and selected wastewater improvements; (ii) improve billing and collection efficiency; and (iii) improve financial and operational management. The project will rehabilitate the infrastructure to reduce water losses and install bulk meters to provide a management tool for leakage detection and control as well as consumer metering in a pilot area. These measures will lead to a reduction in operating and maintenance costs for water supply and reduce wastage of water.

► Overall project management support as required;
► Design the works and prepare technical specifications for goods;
► Arrangement of preparation of the prequalification, if any, and tender documents for procurement of works and goods;
► Arrangement of the tendering procedure for works and goods, including evaluation of tenders and drafting tender evaluation reports;
► Administration of contract implementation including, where appropriate, works supervision or assisting with works supervision; and,
► Arrangement of timely disbursements under the contracts.

Location of the assignment: Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic
Cooperating companies: K.S. Solutions, LLC and SWECO
Client: ME Naryn Vodokanal
Duration of the assignment: 02/2016 – 04/2018