Brian Colquhoun, Hugh O’Donnell & Partners have undertaken commissions in the water supply and environmental engineering field almost from the commencement of operations in the Central and Southern African regions.These commissions have included the following aspects of public water supplies:
Brian Colquhoun, Hugh O’Donnell & Partners have undertaken commissions in the water supply and environmental engineering field almost from the commencement of operations in the Central and Southern African regions.
These commissions have included the following aspects of public water supplies:
- Tariff Studies
- Institutional Studies
- Organisational Studies
The Firm is experienced in the design and construction of water treatment works which have included one or more of the following processes.
- Balancing tanks and flow division chambers
- Aeration units
- Settlement tanks/clarifiers
The following are some of the water supply assignments undertaken by the Firm inZimbabwe and adjacent locations. The schemes vary in value.
|City of Harare Water
Supply Project Stage II
|Study and designs, in joint venture with German Consultants GKW and TCI of United Kingdom, for new intake, treatment works, pipelines, reservoirs, pumpstation and distribution works based on the proposed Kunzwi Dam.
|Pungwe to Mutare Water
|Management Consultants in joint venture with Hydro Utilities for major gravity pipeline, approximately 800mm dia and 70 kms long and 4km long tunnel for water supply to the City of Mutare.
|City of Bulawayo
||Pre-feasibility study for further water supplies for City of Bulawayo (KFW>financed) - various dam sites and associated trunk water mains, distribution< etc. investigated to provide water supply tothe year 2018.
|Mberengwa District Council and
|Comprehensive water supply scheme for Zvishavane on behalf of the Mberengwa District Council and African AssociatedMines based on the Palawan dam and weir source (designed and constructed by MEWRD) and including intake, treatment, pumping, 16km of pipelines, reservoirs and distribution network, to provide water for major extensions to the Zvishavane Mining complex.
|Patchway Mine - Golden
|Feasibility study. Design and construction supervision for 17 km. pipeline from Kadoma to Patchway Mine to Golden Valley Mine.
|Shurugwi Water Supply
|Shurugwi Water Supply Scheme investigation report and design of augmentation of project including source, pumping, treatment, storage and distribution.
|Chinhoyi Town Council
||Chinhoyi Town Consultants, with recent works including extension of water treatment works, additional storage and extra reticulation in areas of new development.
|Chipinge Water Supply
||Chipinge Water Supply Scheme augmentation from report stage to implementation including intakes, pumping, treatment, storage pipelines and distribution based on new dam designed by MEWRD.
|Municipality of Mutare
||Municipality of Mutare extension of water treatment works.
||Crash drought programme to investigateand install 300 boreholes in MasvingoProvince (financed by EEC).
|Ndola Water Supplies
||Several schemes for the City carried out over an extended period as Consultants. Major aspects have included the investigation, design and supervision of construction of its major sources Kafubu Dam and treatment works, study of the Kakontwe limestone aquifer and implementation of the (borehole based) augmentation scheme.
|Kabwe Water Supply
|Study of the adjacent aquifer and design and supervision of the scheme to upgrade the supply system including allowance for a substantial industrial demand related to the textile industry.
Tiger Reef Mine
|Report on sources of water supply for Arcturus Mine, How Mine, Tiger Reef Mine and Legion Mine.
||Water resource feasibility for Shell Coal, Morapule (groundwater, surface water and underground storage).
|Tonota Shashe, Botswana
||Water supply projects for Tonota ShasheBotswana.
||Groundwater and water sources forFrancistown.implementation of 56 rural water schemes throughout Zimbabwe aided by ADB
||Co-ordination consultants forimplementationof 50 district service centresthroughout Zimbabwe.