Kenya seeks consultant for wastewater energy recovery project

June 7th, 2023

The government of Kenya, on behalf of Athi Water Works Development Agency, has invited expressions of interest from consultants to support the construction of wastewater energy recovery and sludge management facilities at the Dandora Estate Wastewater Treatment Plant (DEWWTP).

The consultancy will be responsible for the feasibility study review, preliminary design and tender documentation.

The specific objectives of the assignment include but are not limited to:
a) To review the proposed energy recovery interventions in the feasibility study report and update to the most appropriate intervention with regards to the current situation of the DEWWTP.
b) To conduct a comprehensive assessment of the current status of the DEWWTP, including the status of the civil infrastructure, anaerobic ponds and other components, in order to identify areas that require improvement.
c) To prepare conceptual designs, technical specifications, evaluation criteria, performance criteria, and any other relevant project-specific information.
d) To provide detailed cost estimates for the project, including capital costs, operating costs, and revenue projections.
e) To prepare tender documentation for the proposed energy recovery and sludge management facility, including construction of the energy recovery facility, and the effluent reuse options.
f) To conduct an environmental and social impact assessment in accordance with national and international regulations and standards.
g) To undertake Project Financial and Economic models for proposed project activities, including examination of different business models for implementation, operation and maintenance costs, and project risk assessment.
h) To prepare and assist Athi Water Works Development Agency in submitting at least three comprehensive proposals for securing financing for the project from climate action funds.

The consultancy services will be carried out over a period of 12 months.

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by 29 June 2023, 12h00 East African time.

The Chief Executive Officer
Athi Water Works Development Agency (AWWDA),
Athi Water Plaza, Muthaiga North Road
Off Kiambu Road,
Tel: 254 020 2724292/3
Fax: 254 020 2724295

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