Start of a new Water Supply Project in Karakol, EBRD
03/2021, Karakol, Kyrgyz Republic
K.S. Solutions together with Stantec Mühendislik ve Müşavirlik Ltd. Şti. have successfully launched Project Implementation Support for the Karakol Water Project.
The Project will rehabilitate the infrastructure to reduce water losses and install bulk meters to provide a management tool for leakage detection and control as well as conduct a comprehensive consumer metering campaign for the entire drinking water network. These measures will lead to a reduction in operating and maintenance costs for water supply and reduce wastage of water.
In 2015, the City approached the Bank with a request to finance the rehabilitation of the water supply and selected wastewater improvements in the City.
The Project interventions focus on:
- The rehabilitation of the water supply system and selected wastewater improvements;
- The improvement of the revenue basis by using consumption based tariffs for a more efficient use of drinking water;
- The improvement of the overall efficiency of the company, including billing and collection rates;
- The improvement of the financial and operational management