Water sector study to focus on water supply, wastewater management in Samoa

Aug. 23, 2010
HOUSTON, TX, Aug. 23, 2010 -- KBR has been awarded a contract by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to undertake the preparation for a proposed water sector project in Samoa...

HOUSTON, TX, Aug. 23, 2010 -- KBR announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to undertake the preparation for a proposed water sector project. KBR will prepare a national Sanitation Master Plan, a draft Land Use Plan for the Samoan capital, Apia, and a Greater Apia Integrated Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Master Plan. This sustainable development project will focus on providing a secure and efficient water supply and wastewater management.

"KBR is pleased to again partner with the ADB to deliver a project that will establish the framework for improving the lives and well-being of Samoa's people today," said Colin Elliott, President, KBR Infrastructure and Minerals. "This project will draw on KBR's expertise and in preparing similar projects across Asia and the Pacific, and aims to do so sustainably to meet the needs of future generations."

The plans developed will recommend upgrades to existing water infrastructure, as well as new infrastructure, flood mitigation works and components to a water demand management program.

KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power and industrial markets. For more information, visit www.kbr.com.


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