October 12th, 2021

New Wastewater Project in China

The Government of Pingjiang County, Hunan Province in PR China has awarded Tractebel GKW and its partners German Sachsen Wasser and North China Municipal Engineering Design and Research Institute Co. Ltd. a contract for Consulting Services for Implementation Monitoring Consultancy (IMC) for Hunan Miluo River Disaster Risk Management and Comprehensive Environmental Improvement Project .

The overall project objective is environmental protection as well as adaption to climate change in the Miluo River Basin. It shall also improve the urban and rural living conditions and be an essential part for the sustainable development of Pingjiang County. The project is composed of five outputs and will be co-financed by KfW, ADB and domestic funds.

The present consultancy contract concerns 3 sub-projects within output 2 and relates to accessibility to safe drinking water and sanitation:

  • Construction of water works and supply of safe drinking water for 107 villages in 14 towns;
  • Separating rainwater from sewers in urban and rural Pingjiang to prevent overflow of sewer systems during rainy periods;
  • Establishment of concentrated rural wastewater treatment services for rural households in 21 villages of 12 towns and public facilities (136 schools and 26 health clinics).

Services will comprise technical assistance to the Client and its local designers, tender agents and construction supervisors in supporting updating urban drainage Master Plan, review of conceptual and preliminary designs, preparation of tender documents up to contract awards, construction supervision, contract management and change orders, start-up and defects liability, as well as in safeguarding ESHS issues. Capacity building for WWTPs operators consisting of training needs analysis, theoretical and practical training activities will complete services offered.

The contract will be implemented over a period of 6 years and be completed by end of 2027