Biwater bags $152m potable water contract in Cameroon

Biwater has signed a US$152m contract with Camwater to refurbish and extend water supply infrastructure across Cameroon...

Content Dam Ww Online Articles 2016 01 Biwater

Content Dam Ww Online Articles 2016 01 Biwater

British firm Biwater has signed a US$152m contract with the Cameroon Water Utilities Corporation (Camwater) to refurbish and extend water supply infrastructure to address acute ongoing potable water shortages.

As part of the project, the company will design, build/refurbish and extend potablewater production, storage and distribution infrastructure across 14 locations in Central and Southern Cameroon.

A water asset management (WAM) programme, which will include training and skills transfer, to improve network efficiencies and project sustainability will also be delivered.

An Export Credit financial package is being arranged by Biwater to cover the entire project, subject to the necessary due diligence

Giles Jackson, regional director for Africa, said: “This turnkey project will see both urban and rural areas across the Cameroon benefit from network enhancements, plant refurbishments and the construction of new water infrastructure.”

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