Cahul: Detailed Design and Construction Supervision: Accompanying Measure for Water Supply and Sanitation
In July 2019 SaWa got engaged in the Programme for Modernisation and Rehabilitation of Municipal Infrastructure Cahul (KfW, EU), concerning the rehabilitation of existing water supply and wastewater infrastructure in the southern town of Cahul on the river Prut, bordering Romania. It is SaWa’s second project in Moldova following involvement in the Apa Canal Chisinau Corporate Development Programme some years ago. In Cahul, SaWa works in association and is in charge of the accompanying measures over four years.
SaWa supports both the water utility Apa Canal Cahul as well as the municipality (Project Executing Agency, PEA) and provide advisory and training services in the following areas:
- Strategic, financial and commercial management, business planning, tariff support, customer relations and human resource,
- Asset management, O&M, NRW improvement, energy, warehouse, water quality management, health, safety,
- Coordination of stakeholders, project, technical and change management.
Apa Canal Cahul is currently involved in a process of regionalisation by way of delegation contracts with smaller municipalities in the region (rayon), a process that is also accompanied by the Consultant.