The project volume amounts to 33,949,900 Euro (works contracts).
This project is part of the National Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Programme (NUWSSP) which was launched in 2011. The programme is the Government’s road map for providing clean, safe and reliable drinking water and adequate sanitation services to residents in urban and peri-urban areas of Zambia.
The project area covers four prioritised urban centres in Luapula province, serviced through Luapula Water and Sewerage Company (LpWSC), namely Mansa, Samfya, Kawambwa and Mwense. The CU operates water supply schemes in all urban districts which are mainly based on surface water sources.
The project deals with the rehabilitation of existing water treatment plants and intakes, construction of new water treatment plants (2 nos.- 1,200m3/day & 3,600 m3/day), new storage tanks (upto 2,000 m3) and reservoirs (14 nos.), expansion and rehabilitation of water supply transmission (45 km) and distribution networks (420 km), replacement and installation of new water meters and service connections (22,500 nos.), reduction in NRW and increased supply hours, construction of a new sewerage treatment plant (2,000m3/day) and pumping station in Mansa and rehabilitation of sewer lines (approx. 30 km of sewer pipes, DN 160 to 200 mm) and the construction of new office buildings (5 nos.).