eC2: Technical assistance for the development of non-revenue water reduction plan for the water and sewerage utility of the State of Pernambuco (Compesa)

Deadline: 26-Oct-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

Scope of work – Module 1: Support in the preparation of a NRW Corporate Strategy;
– Module 2: Support in establishing a reliable database and baseline in terms of NRW, including consolidating the operational, commercial and business units diagnostics, as well as hydraulic simulations and water balances; – Module 3: Support in the preparation of a NRW management plan (strategic, tactical and operational levels), as well as of a corresponding staff training plan; – Module 4: Support in the design of a NRW Control Program for the Recife Metropolitan Region, over the course of the next 10 years, including the use of performance-based contracts and innovative/smart technologies and approaches;
– Module 5: Delivery of a Staff Training program based on the results of activities undertaken under Module 3.

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Automated Water Kiosks Provide Continuous Water for Malawians During COVID-19

STORY HIGHLIGHTS malawi

  • Replacing Lilongwe’s manually-operated water kiosks with automated systems helps reduce congestion and contact, lowering COVID-19 risk
  • The automated systems have also reduced the cost of water by 65%, allowing for increased hygiene and handwashing for households dependent on water kiosks
  • The new kiosks are financed through the World Bank-supported COVID-19 response package, implemented by the Lilongwe Water Board

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: 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: 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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Water for peace: preventing conflict related to water and wetlands

Water can be a key trigger of conflict among communities or between citizens and the waterstate. This is happening all over the world: from Iraq to Guatemala and from Mali to Lebanon. Preventing water-related conflicts can save lives and is good for the economy. The Water, Peace and Security (WPS) partnership and the Geneva Water Hub show how water-related conflict prevention looks in practice, and how to measure the success of such programs. Clarity about programming and measuring impact are needed to unlock more investment in conflict prevention and to do so efficiently and effectively. 

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