Our work experience

Date

Project name

Client

Role

Work Done

August 2021 to September 2021

Kisumu City Sewer Connection Strategy Under the LVWTSAN Project.

Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency

Consulting firm

Development of a Sewer Connection Strategy for the Kisumu City

November 2021

HOMAWASCO Staff Training and Capacity Building

Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency and John Cockerill

Staff Training Consultant

Topics Covered:

·    Improving Quality of Customer Experience for increased customer connectivity

·    Improving Performance of Debt Collection Strategies

·    Effective Operations and Maintenance

·    Energy Audits & Management

·    Data Management for a typical WSP

October 2021 to January 2022

Provision of Consultancy Services for Policy Engagement and Guidelines for Source Water Protection and WASH in Kenya and Tanzania

ETC Consulting Ltd for The Nature Conservancy

Subcontracted by ETC Consulting

Water Resources Protection & Management focusing on:

·    Review of current Water Utility Tariff policy status for catchment protection in Kenya and Tanzania

·    Analysis of Green Infrastructure Funding

·    Identification of the best ways to access dedicated public funding for the Tanga Water Fund (TWF, Tanzania.   

·    Analysis of Public Conservation Development Programs

·    Analysis of the state of efficiency in the implementation of Conservation Project Funding  

·    Analysis of policy gaps and Adjustments Needed

April 2021 to July 2021

Kwale Kikambala Water Supply Project Feasibility Study

Sisters of St. Joseph – Chalice Mombasa Site

Consultant

·    Detailed feasibility study including Hydrogeological Survey;

·    Detailed Design of the Water Supply

·    Support the Mombasa Site Office in establishing a working relationship with local WSP.  

Nov. 2020 to Dec. 2020

Western Kenya Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Assessment

Tetra Tech ARD, Inc.

Consulting firm

·    Performed Rapid WASH situation assessment in 8 Western Kenya Counties namely: Kisumu County, Kakamega County, Busia County, Siaya County, Kisii County, Bungoma County, Homa Bay County, and Migori County.

March 2020 to Dec. 2020

Improving Data Management Processes in the Water Sector  

Kenya Markets Trust.

 Beneficiaries:

 8 Water Service Providers (WSPs) and WASREB:

Malindi, Nanyuki, Nakuru Urban, Murang’a South, Garissa, Isiolo, Kakamega and Busia.  

Consultant

·    Assess and report on Data management gaps assessment at utilities and at WASREB and recommendations required to improve;

·    Developing agreed-upon data reporting dashboard for WSPs;

·    Developed Data management policies/manuals;

·    Customer Identification Survey Corrective actions implementation and report on field and billing database anomalies for Nanyuki and Malindi WSPs;

·    Developed Data management tools, processes & plans;

·    Conducting Data management training of WASREB and 8 WSPs and Reporting of outcomes;

·    Developed Data accreditation tool/process for WASREB;

·    Developed generic Data Management Policy for the Water Sector and submit to WASREB.

Oct 2018 to March 2021

Aduoyo Kokise Water Supply Project.

The Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna, Lwak.

Beneficiary:  Siaya Bondo Water and Sanitation Company (SIBOWASCO)

 

Consultant

Design, build and transfer contract covering the following deliverables:

Feasibility Study;

·    2 KMs Rising Mains;

·    3 Kms gravity distribution network; 

·    5 meters high, 108 M³ Elevated Pressed Steel Tank;  

·    A pumping system on 1 standby and 1 duty pump; and

·    3No. modern water Kiosks; 

·    Temporary Pump House to address risen lake level;

·    Development of Kiosk Management Contracts.

Sep. 2017 to Date

 

Technical Assistance on Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Management and Water                   Services in Informal Settlements funded by AFD and European Union.

 

Seureca/Veolia and International Office for Water JV.

Beneficiary: Kisumu Water and Sanitation Co. Ltd

Consultant on Commercial /Customer Management Expert

·    Baseline assessment of how the commercial and customer services support NRW management;

·    Preparation of Implementation Action Plan with budget estimates;

·    Implementation of proposed measures

Oct 2017-March 2018 

Establishing a roadmap to improve the enabling environment for local water and sanitation service providers under the WaterWorX Project: Country study for Kenya in Nairobi, Nakuru, and Homabay Counties.

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Netherlands.

Beneficiaries: County Governments of Nakuru, Homabay, Nairobi City; WASREB and WSTF.

Institutional Analysis

·    Assessed and reported on the Enabling Environment for effective provision of WSS;

·    Prepared an Action Plan for improving Governance, Financing, and Learning.

Feb-May 2018

Consultancy Services for Technical Support for Utility Operations for Water and Sewerage Authority in the Kingdom of Lesotho, Ministry of Water – Lesotho Water Sector Improvement Project Phase II.  

Lesotho Commission of Water (CoW)

Institutional Analysis

The institutionalization of best   practices in:

·    The Metolong Dam and WSS Asset Management;

·    NRW Management;

·    Staff training and capacity development.

·    Staff productivity;

March-May 2017

Consultancy Services for Technical Support for Utility Operations for Water and Sewerage Authority in the Kingdom of Lesotho, Ministry of Water – Lesotho Water Sector Improvement Project Phase II.  

Lesotho Commission of Water (CoW)

Customer Management

·    Capacity building in updating billing database;

·    Capacity building in NRW reduction;

·    Capacity building in customer service for improved revenue;

·    Capacity building in water demand estimation and management;

·    Capacity building in performance management;