Projects

Status: in_progress St. Catherine, Penn District

Penn District Water Supply

PROJECT NAME

Penn District Water Supply

OWNER OF THE PROJECT PROPOSAL

Country: Jamaica Institution: St. Catherine Municipal Corporation Contact Person: Contact Number: Office Address:

PROPOSED COORDINATOR INSTITUTION – EXECUTING AGENCY

Rural Water Supply Limited

PROJECT BACKGROUND 

PROJECT COMPONENTS -Construct sump -Build pumping and chlorine house -Supply and install transmission and distribution pipelines -Supply and install solar pumping system -Install water storage tanks

PROJECT LOCATION

Penn District, St. Catherine

POSSIBLE PARTIES

St. Catherine Municipal Corporation

RELEVANCE OF THE PROJECT

Provision of potable water to the residents of Penn District

OVERALL AND SPECIFIC PROJECT PURPOSE

To construct a water supply system to provide potable water to the residents of Penn District

PROJECT OUTPUTS 

A solar pumping system to pump water from the local spring to an elevated tank -Water tank at an elevated point to store water -Pipeline to facilitate the pumping of water from the local spring to an elevated tank -Pipeline to facilitate the distribution of potable gravity fed water to the surrounding community

POSSIBLE RISKS/ASSUMPTIONS

There is the potential risk of equipment being stolen after installation, however this risk is considered minimal

DURATION OF PROJECT

The project is estimated to have a duration of six (6) months

SOURCE OF FINANCE 

Government of Jamaica, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC)