Island-wide Non-Revenue Water Reduction Programme (PPP)

Mode of Procurement Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
Project Sponsor(s) National Water Commission (NWC)
Description and location

The NWC is seeking to increase its water supply capabilities and to reduce non-revenue water (NRW) island-wide. The target is to reduce NRW island-wide from current estimated levels of around 80% to 30% via a Performance Based Contract (PBC) between a Consortium/Investor and the National Water Commission. The Government is seeking a private partner to finance, rehabilitate, operate and maintain the network infrastructure in the project area.

Status Business Case underway
Estimated Capital costs/development expenditures Appx. US$300M (will be verfied on the completion of the Business Case)
Sources of revenues NWC tariff and savings from NRW reduction (will be verified on the completion of the Business Case)
Expected life of the project 15-25 years (will be verified on the completion of the Business Case)
Environmental Sustainability & Resilience features The NRW Programme will result in an efficient use of the water resources inclusive of the input required for its abstraction, treatment and distribution as potable water supply, thereby contributing to environmental sustainability.
Contact Information

Ayanna Campbell
Manager
PPP & Privatisation Division
Development Bank of Jamaica
Email: acampbell@dbankjm.com
876-929-4000 Ext 4053

Matthew Mitchell
Account Executive
PPP & Privatisation Division
Development Bank of Jamaica
Email: mmitchell@dbankjm.com
876-929-4000 Ext 4177