eC2: Support Private Sector Participation in LGUs Water Supply and Sanitation Systems

Deadline:  28-Sep-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The objective of the assignment is to undertake the following: (i) support the province in preparation for the DBO/DBL through capacity building and perform collaborative activities with national government agencies through NEDA to ensure that WSS subprojects are in sync and within the implementation reforms that will be instituted under the currently approved PWSSMP, specifically the achievement on the KPIs and proper operationalization of the Unified Resource Allocation Framework (URAF); (ii) strengthen technical and economic analysis of the projects; (iii) assist in the market survey to ensure robust interests of the private sector; and (iv) support the preparation of an O&M plan .

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eC2: South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI) Rivers and Plastics – A Diagnostic Report for the Indus Basin in Pakistan

Deadline: 21-Sep-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The assignment includes but not limited to gap analysis of relevant existing policy and institutional architecture, stakeholder consultations, developing and implementing a methodology for sampling, testing, and data analysis of macro/microplastic load, and providing actionable recommendations based on primary and secondary research.
Firms responding to this EOI must have direct, relevant experience in river/marine pollution data collection and analysis and interventions, as demonstrated by relevant project case histories and depth and breadth of staff expertise. Interested firms or consortia must have a local office and presence in Pakistan to be eligible.

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eC2: PROVISION OF COMPREHENSIVE TRADE EFFLUENT WATER QUALITY ANALYSIS

Deadline:  15-Sep-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The scope of services under this RFP consists of the following:
Collect on-site composite samples from the industrial/commercial clients prioritized for sampling and analysis. Undertake effluent water quality analysis of collected samples covering all the typical pollutants limited and controlled by the utilities and guided by EMCA 1999 standards and regulations.
o The presence, concentrations and levels of contaminates to be analyzed should include but not limited to; toxic Metals (Chromium, Lead, Mercury, Zinc, Copper, etc.), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Organics (Hydrocarbons, Pesticides, Herbicides), Flammable Substances. A tentative list is provided in Annex I. The final list will be concluded during the Inception stage.
o The following sectors have been preliminarily identified as high-risk and would be useful for consideration for sample effluent water analysis;

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eC2:  Capacity building on non-revenue water reduction and control, including through performance-based contracts, for the water and sewerage

Deadline: 10-Sep-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)img_2137

The activity consists in capacity building on non-revenue water (NRW) reduction and control, including through performance-based contracts (PBCs), of the water and sewerage utility of the State of Pernambuco, Brazil (Compesa), and is part of the “Recife Smart Urban Water Management” Program, aiming to support the modernization of water supply and sanitation service delivery in the Recife Metropolitan Region (RMR), through the piloting of innovative smart water approaches. The specific objective of this activity is to develop and deliver a training program on NRW reduction and PBCs, comprising four modules, as well as both a distance learning and an in person components. In addition, the Firm will deliver a NRW reduction and PBC toolkit as a reference and guide for Compesa.

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eC2: Water Innovation Platform

Deadline: 10-Sep-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The World Bank (WB) will facilitate one-day virtual events to showcase technologies available on the market to client organizations local governments, utilities, and other service providers in each of two (2) selected regions, which will be identified based on initial client and WB Water Global Practice regional unit demand.
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Eight reasons why partnerships are vital for water

​Water touches every aspect of development and flows through nearly every Sustainable 20-08-24Development Goal (SDG). It drives economic growth, helps ecosystems flourish, supports climate adaptation, and handwashing with water and soap is one of the most effective ways of slowing the transmission of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

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eC2: Consultancy for a Water Resources Management Specialist

Deadline: 07-Sep-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

Support the WRM GSG across its different streams of work: conduct portfolio analyses; maintain WR GSG website; conduct periodic searches in international community on new advances; draft blogs; support learning events; support implementation of water platforms ASAs; distill lessons learnt, among other tasks

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eC2: Baseline Assessment for Plastic Debris flowing into Rivers and Seas of South Asia

Deadline: 01-Sep-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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The primary objective of this Consultancy is to take stock of baseline information for plastic waste leakage into rivers and seas to build a more harmonized regional monitoring, management, and policy framework for plastic waste reduction and enable a more circular economy model for plastics in the South Asia Region. The proposed assignment will document the current status of plastic pollution and its value chain (e.g. hotspots for marine plastic debris, waste composition, material flow of waste plastics), regulatory gap analysis, and identification of relevant stakeholders involved in the life-cycle of plastic and their needs, and possible recycling technology and innovations, etc.

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eC2: Preparation of Flood Hazard and Flood Risk Maps (FHRM) and Flood Risk Management Plans (FRMP)

Deadline: 31-Aug-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)floods

The assignment aims to develop flood hazard and flood risk maps (FHRM) and flood risk management plans (FRMP) for all twelve Units of Management of Romania, i.e. for 11 river basins and for the Danube River, in line with the EU Floods Directive. Furthermore, the assignment also aims to develop a plan for measures that are to be taken nationally.

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eC2: Guyana- Improving Urban Resilience of Coastal Cities in the Caribbean through Resilient Infrastructure and Urban Planning

Deadline: 31-Aug-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) blog-in-benin-can-resilient-investment-solutions-save-a-battered-coast-780x439

The consultancy primary objective is to provide professional expertise to develop a comprehensive urban resilience plan for the select coastal cities in Guyana, which aims to,
1.Study approaches for improving urban infrastructure planning to achieve resilience goals in coastal cities for the sustainable concurrence of the urban space with natural environment;
2.Help urban practitioners better understand the integration of green with existing grey infrastructure and contextually inform citiesplanning strategies; and
3.Forge an urban vision to identify infrastructure need and investment opportunities for the cities in the selected coastal areas.
Scope of Work
As part of the EU-GFDRR/WB Regional Resilience Program for LAC, the project will focus on carrying out diagnostic work related to urban resilience in selected coastal cities in Guyana. The main objective is to develop an integrated vision for building resilience and sustainability into infrastructure.

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