Projects

SAWA Group has successfully delivered projects in the water, power, renewable energies & infrastructure sectors.

Ongoing Projects

PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Extension of Water Treatment Works II (TW II) Construction of 33,000m³ reinforced concrete water treatment plant and auxiliary structures,
complete with sanitary facilities, drainage and access roads Modification of existing raw water intake:
■ Installation of raw water tank
■ Construction of 2 mixing basins
■ Construction of 2 flocculation basins
■ Construction of 2 sedimentation basins
■ Installation of 4 rapid sand filtersInstallation of pipework and valves connecting purification facility to existing system
Installation of chemical dosing pumps, flash mixers and electromagnetic flow meters.
CLIENT
Lilongwe Water Board
LOCATION
Lilongwe, Malawi
DATE AWARDED
30 June 2014
STATUS
Substantial Completion
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Design & Construction of Concrete Dredger Launch Bay at Nkula Hydroelectric Power Plant Technical enhancements to design drawings for dredger launch / maintenance bay and creation of detailed structural plans

 

Study of reservoir site, machinery configuration and soil investigations

 

Implementation and supervision of construction works

CLIENT
Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM)
LOCATION
Mwanza (Nneno), Malawi
DATE AWARDED
26 June 2015
STATUS
Ongoing
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Supply & Installation of Pressure Filters at Karong Boma Water Treatment Plant Supply & installation of 3 horizontal air-scoured pressure filters on a reinforcement slab, elevated 20m³ pressed steel tank, chlorine dosing system and air blower

 

Construction of concrete pipe supports and related waterworks

CLIENT
Northern Region Water Board, Malawi
LOCATION
Karonga, Malawi
DATE AWARDED
16 June 2015
STATUS
Ongoing
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Improvement of water supply at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) Development of ground water sources including 7 boreholes.

Installation of pumping mains.

Installation of 150m3 galvanized tank.

Installation of transmission line.

CLIENT
Lilongwe University
LOCATION
LUANAR, Bunda Campus, Lilongwe, Malawi
DATE AWARDED
4 June 2015
STATUS
Ongoing

Completed Projects

PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Supply, Installation and Construction of Integration and Expansion Works for Salima Lakeshore Water Supply Schemes
LOT I

• Construction of lake intake structures (including 350mm diameter DI suction pipes and fittings)

• Associated civil works for installation of pressure filters, 10 horizontal air-scoured pressure filters (with a capacity of 65m³/hour), and backwash & chlorine dosing systems

• Construction of raw water pump and installation of pumping equipment for moving water through pressure filters to a storage tank

• Related works to the site of the water treatment plant

LOT II

• Construction of access road & establishment of site

• Construction of valve chambers and system appurtenance facilities

• Construction of 15 new communal water points (CWP) and rehabilitation/refurbishment of 5 existing CWP

• Construction of auxiliary buildings including generator room, operations building, scheme office and dwelling houses (complete with sanitary facilities and electrical control systems)

• Installation of power supply systems connected to Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) grid and stand-alone generator system

• Laying 1,120 metre uPVC and DI pumping mains pipe (with a diameter of 350mm) from pump house, through the treatment plant, to a storage tank

• Construction of 2,500m³, 1,000m³ and 500m³ reinforced concrete water storage tanks at at Senga Bay Hills, Malawi Armed Forces College (MAFCO) and Malawi Defence Force (MDF) Parachute Battalion base

• Installation of 38.2km distribution (50-400mm diameter) uPVC and steel pipeline network

CLIENT
Central Region Water Board (CRWB)
LOCATION
Salima, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
April 2013 – March 2015
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Construction of Overhead Power Lines, Electrical Substations &
Service Connections
In-route surveying, positioning,
construction & commissioning of High-
(33kV / 11kV) and Medium- (400V)
voltage power lines
Installation of distribution transformers
and service connections
Commissioning (inspection of power
lines and sub-station parameter testing)
Preparation of Bill of Quantities for
approval and authorization.
CLIENT
Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment
LOCATION
Nkhatatabay, Nkhotakota, Salima, Kasungu, Ntchisi, Malawi
DATE AWARDED
1 April 2013
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Rehabilitation, Upgrading and Expansion

of Balaka Water Supply Scheme

Construction (drilling & well head development) of 6 new boreholes to support projected demand-led production capacity increases

Installation & testing of power supply, submersible pumps and pipework used for the delivery of chemically dosed abstracted water to consumers

Installation of 6.6Km (200mm diameter) water transmission line running from the site of the borehole on the Rivirivi River to SRWB’s Mponda office

Construction of 1,500m³ and 250m³ reinforced concrete water tank at ground level and a 50m³ water storage tank in the Sosola Area

Laying 23,988 metre PVC and DI pipe distribution network (various pipe diameters between 33mm and 300mm)

Construction of 2 pressure filters complete with filter bases at the treatment plant

Measures to enhance quality of water supply

• Rehabilitation / refurbishment of valve chambers

• Water meter replacement

Construction of operator’s office building in the Sosola area

CLIENT
Southern Region Water Board (SRWB)
LOCATION
Zomba, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
February 2013 – May 2014
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME
Construction of Water Supply Schemes and Capacity Development in Machinga, Mulanje and Zomba Districts
CLIENT
Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development
LOCATION
Various, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
December 2012 – January 2014
STATUS
Completed
SCOPE OF WORKS
NTAJA WATER SUPPLY

Construction of access road and site establishment

Borehole drilling and associated civil works

Installation of 3Km water transmission line and construction of 350m³ service tank

Laying 13Km water distribution network

Construction of communal water points, control house and Water Utility Authority (WUA) housing

NSANAMA WATER SUPPLY

Construction of access road and site establishment

Borehole drilling and associated civil works

Installation of 3Km water transmission line and construction of 250m³ service tank

Laying 6.5Km water distribution network

Construction of communal water points, control house and WUA housing

NKANDO WATER SUPPLY

Construction of access road and site establishment

Borehole drilling and associated civil works

Installation of 1.1Km water transmission line

Construction of 150m³ service tank

Laying 5.2Km water distribution network

Construction of communal water points, control house and WUA housing

MALOSA WATER SUPPLY

Construction of access road and site establishment

Modification of water intake and construction of treatment works and administrative buildings

Installation of 500 metre water transmission line and construction of 250m³ service tank

Laying 12Km water distribution network

Construction of communal water points, control house and WUA building

PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Rehabilitation, Upgrading & Expansion Works of Nsanje Water Supply Scheme Testing, rehabilitation and refurbishment of 3 production boreholes (including upgrading to bulk water meters, pressure gauges, electrical switchgear and control panels)

Construction (drilling & well head development) of 6 new boreholes to support mid-design horizon (2015) production capacity projection increases

Installation & testing of power supply, submersible pumps and pipework used for the delivery of chemically dosed abstracted water to consumers

Supply and installation of 2 standby generator units for generator room and borehole facility to maintain water production at 50 per cent of normal capacity during frequent power outages

Installation of 2,000 metres of new (200mm diameter) PVC transmission piping to connect existing tank to proposed location of new tank, and extension of existing (90mm diameter) booster rising main to supply an Army camp

Construction of 450m³ and 250m³ reinforced concrete water tanks at ground level at new site locations

Laying 32,357 metre PVC and DI pipe distribution network (various pipe diameters between 90mm and 200mm)

Repairs to existing 210m³ and 90m³ elevated steel tanks & dismantling of disused 90m³ elevated sectional steel tank at Nsanje Watater Supply Office

General maintenance of Water Supply Office, control/generator Room & reinstallation of perimeter fencing

Construction of 10 clean water plants (CWPs) and rehabilitation / refurbishment of a further twenty-one

Measures to enhance quality of water supply (including rehabilitation / refurbishment of valve chambers & water meter replacement

Construction of administrative office building for the Nsanje Water Scheme.

CLIENT
Southern Region Water Board
LOCATION
Nsanje, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
October 2013 – February 2014
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Upgrading Zomba Water Supply Scheme Installation / rehabilitation of (circa) 13,000 metres of UPVC and GI piping
ranging in diameter from 32mm to 250mm Replacement of pressure reducing valve
Rehabilitation of existing schemes.
CLIENT
Southern Region Water Board (SRWB)
LOCATION
Zomba, Malawi
DATE AWARDED
15 November 2014
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Rehabilitation and Expansion Works for Mponela Water Supply Drilling 6 x 6in boreholes to a depth of between 55 and 65 metres

Construction of control room with 4 surface pumps

Erection of elevated 250m³ steel tank

Installation of 28,000m of distribution piping (15-63mm in diameter)

Laying 6,000m of water transmission piping (110-150mm in diameter

CLIENT
Central Region Water Board
LOCATION
Mponela, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
May 2011 – February 2012
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Rehabilitation & Expansion Works for Mponela Water Supply (Phase II) Erection of elevated 350m³ steel tank

Installation of 15,000m of distribution piping (63-160mm in diameter)

Laying 3,000m of water transmission piping (63-100mm in diameter)

CLIENT
Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment
LOCATION
Mponela, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
June 2012 – May 2013
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Installation of Water Reticulation Systems for Two Market Centres Drilling 250 x 8in boreholes to a depth ≤ 60 metres

Construction of permanent 113mm borehole encasements

Installation & testing of pumping gear

Installation of hand pump

Associated civil works (including washing table, drainage, sock pit)

CLIENT
Central Region Water Board
LOCATION
Mitundu, Malawi & Linthipe, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
October 2012 – December 2012
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Construction of the Kochilira – Kamwendo Water Supply Scheme Drilling 6 x 6in boreholes to a depth of between 55 and 65 metres

Construction of control room with 4 surface pumps

Erection of elevated 500m³ steel tank

Installation of 16,700m of distribution piping (63-160mm in diameter)

Laying 8,200m of water transmission piping (110-150mm in diameter)

CLIENT
Central Region Water Board
LOCATION
Kamwendo, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
February 2012 – February 2013
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Drilling of Boreholes
DEDZA, SALIMA, MANGOCHI & NANJE (MALAWI)

Drilling 33 x 8in boreholes to a depth ≤ 60 metres

Construction of permanent 113mm borehole encasements

Installation and testing of pumping gear

Installation of hand pump

Associated civil works (including washing table, drainage, sock pit)

MZIMBA, THYOLO & KARONGA (MALAWI)

Drilling 23 x 8in boreholes to a depth ≤ 60 metres

Construction of permanent 113mm borehole encasements

Installation and testing of pumping gear

Installation of hand pump

Associated civil works (including washing table, drainage, sock pit

MCHINJI, CHIRADZULU & KARONGA (MALAWI)

Construction of permanent 113mm borehole encasements

Installation and testing of pumping gear

Installation of hand pump

Associated civil works (including washing table, drainage, sock pit)

CLIENT
UNICEF
LOCATION
Various, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
April 2014 – December 2014
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Drilling of 23 Boreholes Drilling 23 x 8in boreholes to a depth ≤ 60 metres

Construction of permanent 113mm borehole encasements

Installation & testing of pumping gear

Installation of hand pump

Associated civil works (including washing table, drainage, sock pit)

CLIENT
UNICEF
LOCATION
Chitipa, Nkotakota, Nkhatabay,

Karonga & Dedza Districts (Malawi)

DURATION OF WORKS
September 2013 – November 2013
STATUS
Completed
PROJECT NAME SCOPE OF WORKS
Construction & Rehabilitation of Boreholes in Lilongwe District Drilling 250 x 8in boreholes to a depth ≤ 60 metres

Construction of permanent 113mm borehole encasements

Installation & testing of pumping gear

Installation of hand pump

Associated civil works (including washing table, drainage, sock pit)

CLIENT
Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development
LOCATION
Lilongwe, Malawi
DURATION OF WORKS
August 2011 – September 2012
STATUS
Completed