MoWRD – Kunzvi Dam and Water Supply Pipeline – Harare Province - Project Profile
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The Ministry of Water Resources Development, Zimbabwe (MoWRD) is undertaking the development of Kunzvi Dam in Harare Province, Zimbabwe.
The project involves the construction of a dam with a capacity of 800 mega liters of water. It will include the construction of pumping stations, reservoirs, a barrage, a substation, a powerhouse, access roads, spillway and a tunnel, the installation of crust gates, turbines, transformers, generators, safety and security systems, and the laying of pipelines and transmission lines.
It also includes the construction of a water treatment plant, two water pumping stations and a 55 km water conduit designed with a water supply capacity of 235,000 tonnes per day.
Kunzvi Water Development Corporation has been appointed as the build, own, operate, and transfer (BOOT) contractor for the project. The corporation includes the government, Locan Holdings, Swede Water Ltd, Okada Group from Nigeria and Vinci Group of France.
Bigen Africa Consulting Engineers, BKS Group and Dycon from South Africa have been appointed as technical engineers, and CBZ Bank Ltd, Brian Colquhoun, SDP Africa, Deloitte and Finesse Financial Services as financial advisers for the project.
The Government of Zimbabwe has provided funding of US$2 million for the project.
In June 2014, BOOT contract awarded to the consortium was canceled.
In January 2016, Sinohydro was selected to develop the project on build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis.
In July 2016, Power Construction Corporation of China Ltd (PowerChina) was appointed as an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the Water Supply system to Harare City.
In November 2016, Sinohydro was appointed as build-operate-transfer (BOT) contractor for the dam.
The project is facing delay due to lack of funds, while the main construction is expected to commence in the third quarter of 2017.
The project involves the construction of a dam with a capacity of 800 mega liters of water on Nyaguwi River in Harare, Zimbabwe.
The US$600 million project includes the following: